Homemade woden clamps

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Project by Brinth posted 04-06-2016 09:54 PM 1085 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed some special sized clamps for a project with building a charango (looks like a 8 string guitar).
Iron clamps would not Work for this project (to heavy) because the wood they have to clamp on is 2 mm thick.

So i made this 2 clamps out of a old table leg from my granddad’s 50+ years old table.
They came out realy functional and i like the idea of finaly have a good functional idea with a old table leg there have been in my Family more than half-a-Century.

-- Brinth, Denmark - "nothing is impossible and everything goes; if you have the will (and the time) to do it"

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#1 posted 04-07-2016 06:48 PM

nice bit of recycling Brinth – when do we get to see the guitar??? :o)

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#2 posted 04-07-2016 10:20 PM

clever – looks cool!

-- Greg Simon

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#3 posted 04-08-2016 01:17 PM

You will see the charango (guitar) when it is finished. It is about 80% done right now.

-- Brinth, Denmark - "nothing is impossible and everything goes; if you have the will (and the time) to do it"

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#4 posted 04-08-2016 01:37 PM

Good job,it’s a good approach ,if you need a tool make it if you can.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#5 posted 04-24-2016 01:46 PM

Really fine work, I do love these wooden clamps.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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