An exercise in making wooden bar clamps #7: The crank handles

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Blog entry by George_SA posted 10-15-2012 06:59 PM 3639 reads 1 time favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: Saddle supports for the bar to rest on Part 7 of An exercise in making wooden bar clamps series Part 8: Reflections on the journey »

The clamps are almost finished! All that is needed are the crank handles.

First I cut some 10 mm round bar from my steel scrap heap,


which had to welded together


Next I filed a notch in the threaded rod


and then I welded the crank handle to the threaded rod

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

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