This Old House Names Rockwell BenchJaws a Top Tool of  2013

Third annual Top 100 honors the best new home products of the year.

Rockwell BenchJaws was named a 2013 TOH Top 100 award winner by This Old House. The third annual TOH Top 100 features the 100 best new home products of the year.

The TOH Top 100 award reveals the must-have innovations of the year. Editors spent months testing to find the most distinct, helpful, and coolest home products in seven categories: Kitchen, Bath, Tools, Building Products, Outdoor Living, Home Tech and Finishing Touches.

Each winning product is also labeled with icons such as Money-Saver, Easy Upgrade, Perfect Solution, Eco-Friendly, Splurge or Made in the USA. Each section includes picks for the most useful apps in each category.

A complete list of the TOH Top 100 can be found in the November/December issue of This Old House and online at

“We’re delighted that BenchJaws has been recognized by This Old House as a must-have clamping innovation for today’s homeowner, enthusiast and pro,” said Jeanne White, Rockwell senior product manager. “BenchJaws provides hands-free clamping right from the workbench. While most conventional vise jaws open to only 10 in., BenchJaws extends up to 16 in. It supports loads up to 220 lbs. and has a clamping force of one metric ton (2,200 lbs.).”

Features include:

  • Mounts to the corner or center of any standard workbench
  • All-steel construction provides rigidity & strength
  • 2-position mount allows for 90° repositioning in seconds
  • Up to 16" clamping range & supports up to 220 pounds of load
  • Generates over 1-ton of clamping force
  • Clamping jaws are foot-activated, leaving both hands free

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