Hand vise

a small vise held in the hand in doing small work.

See also: Hand

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Finally, I occasionally Use a small hand vise that I believe I got from Brownells years ago.
He has vises made in Germany; a pair that resemble mini-handcuffs (used in watch repair); a hand vise used to hold small saw blades; and a swivel vise that spins.