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Blog entry by alexis221woodworks posted 02-20-2011 12:29 AM 1151 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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CoolDavion

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#1 posted 02-20-2011 12:38 AM

I always look for clamps at the flea market. slowly trying to build up the collection.

-- Do or do not, there is no try!

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steliart

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#2 posted 02-20-2011 12:45 AM

Eventualy what you spend on a constructors TS that’s how much you will spend on clamps lol

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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BobG

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#3 posted 02-20-2011 01:07 AM

Clamps clamps and more clamps! Never enough clamps! When you are gluing up a project and just need that one more clamp, call your brother-in-law. And then run to the clamp store for some more Clamps1

-- BobG, Lowell, Arkansas--------My goal in life is to be the kind of person my dog thinks I am! Make more saw dust!!

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nobuckle

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#4 posted 02-20-2011 01:29 AM

Great collection. From time to time the Woodcraft store in my area has Jet 40” F clamps on sale for $10 each. The unfortunate part about that is that I never have the extra money when the sale is on. When I fisrt got into woodworking I bougt some clamps at Harbor Freight. They’ve held up quite nicely. I’ve also been able to acquire some from a good and generous friend. For years i’ve been wanting to buy some K style clamps. To date I have one and it was made by Pittsburg which is a Harbor Freight brand. I just can’t believe how much they cost. I can’t afford $35-$40 per clamp. For me pipe clamps are the way to go. The cost of the clamp and a section of black pipe are usually less than $20. They’re even less expensive if you know a plumber. Thanks for the post.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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Gregn

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#5 posted 02-20-2011 03:15 AM

Fetish, Was that meant as an understatement. LOL Nice collection. Good video and variety of clamps. Your right you never can have enough. Picking up clamps as you go is how I’ve been adding to my collection. Thanks for sharing your video. I caught your sense of humor hope to see more.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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