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An exercise in making wooden bar clamps #3: Back post

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Blog entry by George_SA posted 711 days ago 3525 reads 1 time favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Securing the nut for the front jaw Part 3 of An exercise in making wooden bar clamps series Part 4: Back jaw »

First I cut the mortise and tennons

A nice tight fit thanks to my kerfmaker

A 25mm hole for the nut and a 16mm hole (not shown) for the threaded rod.

Six nuts pinned to the threaded rods

The nut is press fitted into the hole

A test dry fit

The problem with the hinge holes from the door post fixed

Previous blogs
1) The bar and front jaw
2) Securing the nut for the front jaw
4) Back jaw

-- There are some things that money can't buy - Manners, morals and integrity



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#1 posted 681 days ago

Interesting. I’m going to have try these out.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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