Quick Box Jaw Tongs

30 reviews
Regular price $13.60 Save $-13.60

428 in stock

Box Jaw Tongs are great for working with flat bar stock and the edges that form the "box" give you a sturdy hold on your material. The jaw has a generous amount of material that allows it to be drawn out to fit a variety of sizes. 

Difficulty Level: Beginner
Tools Required: Vise, Twisting Wrench or Tongs, Hammer, Drill or Hot Punch
Helpful Tools: Vise SpacersRivet Bucking/Heading Tool

Quick Box Jaw Tongs are made from 3/8" thick mild steel. The jaws of the box jaw blank are 3-3/8" long x 1-5/8" wide and the reins are 13-1/2" long.

Price includes a pair of Quick Box Jaw Tongs blanks, one 5/16" x 1-1/2" rivet, and an Instruction page.

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What's the difference between Quick and Rapid Tongs? Learn more here.
Quick Tongs - Quick Box Jaw Tongs
Quick Tongs - Quick Box Jaw Tongs
Quick Tongs - Quick Box Jaw Tongs
Quick Tongs - Quick Box Jaw Tongs

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Ken's Custom Iron Store Quick Box Jaw Tongs ReviewKen's Custom Iron Store Quick Box Jaw Tongs ReviewKen's Custom Iron Store Quick Box Jaw Tongs Review

Fantastic product easy to get done

Absolutely love the this product. On the scale of 1-5 I would say it is level 2, not hard to do at all. Might not be the best looking tongs ever been made but I am very proud of myself lol. Thank you Ken, you are the best.

Halko Z.
United States United States

Quick Box Jaws

Excellent product very heavy duty, very good customer service.

Fred R.
United States United States

box jaw tongs

Excellent service and quick delivery. Easy to transform the blanks into usable tongs.

Kenneth L.
United States United States

Box jaw tongs

These tongs are amazing

Joseph F.
United States United States


Easy to build, very sturdy. Nice step by step instructions with pictures come with. I also bought the knife tongs and split jaw tongs. Well worth the money. I will definitely do business with Kens custom’s again!

Eric L.
United States United States

Ken’s Custom Iron Box Jaw Tongs

Made my box jaw tongs this weekend, both sizes (Rapid and Quick models) came out great. Set each one up to handle different size square and rectangular stock. In fact, I’ve now got both sizes of all of Ken’s tongs, and just love them. The printed instructions along with the YouTube videos make it a breeze. There’s nothing worse than trying to forge when you don’t have the right tongs to hold your stock tightly, never again!!

John D.
United States United States

Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy

I just got started in blacksmithing as a hobby about a year ago and bought some of my first tongs from various vendors online. On average I paid $40.00 - $50.00 per tong. Those tongs are nice, but definitely take a big bite out of your bank account. I found Ken's website and was ecstatic to see that I could buy the "Do it yourself" tongs for a third of the cost or less. I bought numerous tongs from Ken and have been forging them a little at a time. The instructional videos on YouTube are incredibly helpful as well for a beginner like me. I will definitely be buying more supplies from Ken's as needed.

United States United States

Great product Great Value

Excellent Quality. Great price. I purchased 5 tongs for the price of one. They are easy to assemble and you can customize them to fit your needs. Best tongs on the market.

Jimmy S.
United States United States

Great tool

Worked perfectly

Robert M.
United States United States

Quick Box Jaw Tongs

Very happy with the purchase and the service! Will be shopping there again

Zack H.
United States United States

You can do it!

If you are a total beginner, you still can have success as I did. Take your time. Keep the reigns straight and if your drawing out skills are not quite there yet, just round the corners off. I used a hack saw to get a kerf in the jaws. Make use of a file for rough spots. Though complicated-looking there is no twist to worry about. I sized mine for 5/8" bar stock. Of all the blanks I have bought, these were the most satisfying.

Mark M.
United States United States

Tongs you’re way

These quick tongs are as the name implies. I keep a couple on hand because I might just need a specific fit. Awesome for newbies, they come with comprehensive instructions. Good job !!!!

Robert P.
United States United States