The components for the front jaw
A whaser in the front of the nut and at the back of the nut inside the jaw
Insert the dowels after gluing
Put the pressure on!
Before and after sanding
Poly drying in the sun
Now to drill the half holes in the bottom of the bars. Clamp two clamps bottoms to each other
Use a drilling jig to get the holes evenly spaced or use a caliper to mark them. (I switched to the caliper after the first pair as it was faster than moving the jig each time.)
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