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Project by mikeberry posted 12-23-2009 11:43 PM 8226 views 50 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

had some oak getting mouldy so combination of couple different clamps on the net

-- It's hard to plane a door when you have to use the crack of your ass for a vise





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WarMammoth

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#1 posted 12-23-2009 11:52 PM

Nice! How well do they work?

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Rj

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#2 posted 12-24-2009 12:10 AM

Great idea!! now I know what I’m going to do with my extra Oak … Thanks for posting this.
The only thing I would change is the handle maybe make it of wood and elongate it to get more torque.

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#3 posted 12-24-2009 12:39 AM

As stated, please give us a report on how well they work. I will have to give them a try with some of my scrap also.

-- TheOldTimer,Chandler Arizona

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#4 posted 12-24-2009 12:50 AM

Nice!

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#5 posted 12-24-2009 12:56 AM

Nice clamps. Here is another type of clamp that uses scraps to build.

-- Carpenter assembles with hands, Designer builds with brains, Artist creates with heart!

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#6 posted 12-24-2009 04:25 AM

Those are very cool!!!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#7 posted 12-24-2009 04:53 AM

Great design

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#8 posted 12-24-2009 05:05 AM

Good job, As spendy as clamps are, I’ve always wondered why more guys don’t make them??

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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mikeberry

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#9 posted 12-24-2009 09:21 PM

loosely based on article in Woodsmith vol 31/no 186

-- It's hard to plane a door when you have to use the crack of your ass for a vise

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mikethetermite

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#10 posted 01-09-2010 08:20 AM

Nice clamps, simple and low cost.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#11 posted 02-06-2010 06:57 AM

Cool idea well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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