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A set of "Klaus Box Clamps" for my son

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Project by woodshaver Tony C posted 05-03-2017 10:21 PM 1329 views 10 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Again a big thanks to Klaus for this idea. My son said he can’t wait to use his new Box Clamps. We didn’t have any washers so we were going to make wooden ones like the ones I made for my clamps but he said he didn’t think we needed them so we left them out. I gave him a length of strap leftover from my clamps and now he is all set.
I made the box in the photo to hold his new dremel jig that DoubleDD inspired me to make. Seems I’m always making two of everything! LOL!

Thanks again Klaus for your idea and inspiration. Klaus has a plan for his clamps on his page. Here is a link to his page if you are interested in making a set of these great box clamps! http://lumberjocks.com/projects/303162

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!





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pottz

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#1 posted 05-03-2017 10:32 PM

hey since your in the groove on these box clamps tony i could always use a set or two-lol.nice job im sure your son loves that little gift.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 05-03-2017 10:52 PM

Awesome project.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#3 posted 05-03-2017 11:08 PM

Great set of clamps, tony!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 05-04-2017 12:22 AM

Another finely crafted utilitarian project Tony. Just when I think I have all the gadgets I need you come up with another must have. LOL !!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#5 posted 05-04-2017 01:00 AM

Too flash my Man.
Great job Tony.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#6 posted 05-04-2017 01:35 AM

great set Tony very well build… I think all of us will end up having a set of those clamps

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

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#7 posted 05-04-2017 01:43 AM

It’s a nice looking set Tony. I think many Lj’s are taking advantage of Klaus on these. They’re a real winner.
With that said, I think you left out the washers on purpose just to have one up on your son. LOL.
Now we have to get him to build a box and post it. Is he on LJ’s ? I think he has a nicer shop than both of us.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#8 posted 05-04-2017 03:11 AM

Awesome idea
Hope you don’t mind me stealing your idea for my shop

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#9 posted 05-04-2017 09:59 AM

That’s the gift that keeps on giving! Nice job, Tony.

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#10 posted 05-04-2017 10:28 AM

Looks like they work great Tony.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#11 posted 05-04-2017 11:22 AM

Really nice Tony. These have really caught on in the wood world.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#12 posted 05-04-2017 11:30 AM

Awesome project Tony…those should give him years of service. Well done sir

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#13 posted 05-04-2017 02:24 PM

Very useful and easy to make too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 05-04-2017 02:26 PM

where’s my set dad ….LMAO …..GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#15 posted 05-04-2017 02:50 PM

Nice job again Tony !
Keep making them and keep posting the plan also as I think there are is a lot of interest .
Here is my original design and plan link for those of you that would like to make one .
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/303162

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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