Handscrew Clamps

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Blog series by jeth updated 12-22-2011 02:55 AM 3 parts 8145 reads 6 comments total

Part 1: Get a handle on it..

12-18-2011 09:15 PM by jeth | 3 comments »

Hello all, I thought I’d post a short blog on the handscrew clamps I have just made. I was short on clamps for extra cauls on some laminated panels I am working on, as usual i didn’t find what I need on sale here so I had to knock something together. I won’t be posting all the details of the construction as the design is based on danriffles project here... (Thanks Dan :)As I don’t have a lathe, or a source of hardwood dowels, or time at this moment to build the ro...

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Part 2: Further fun with clamp handles..

12-21-2011 10:05 PM by jeth | 1 comment »

Well, I have had a busy few days, i should in fact be in the workshop now but i woke up today and could barely stand up. Sciatica attacks once again :( I tried to get on for while but ended up having to sit down and wondering how I would get back out of the chair. In the absence of pharmaceuticals I have had to break out a bottle of rum to try and take the edge of the pain.. So whilst out of action I thought I’d post up the second installment of this blog for the few interested par...

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Part 3: Finishing Up..

12-22-2011 02:55 AM by jeth | 2 comments »

Thought I’d finish this up with a final post, I am not including too much info about how I made the jaws as all that is well covered by danriffle in his original blog here. As I was to use threaded rod in place of wooden screws I created the threaded jaw with two pieces laminated together and morticed the nuts into one of the pieces, having predilled thos epieces to locate the mortice correctly.. Unfortunately I was enjoying chopping out the little hexagons and forgot to take any pic...

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