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Homemade Wooden Clamp

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Project by Mikhandmaker posted 05-17-2017 07:13 PM 3189 views 9 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In this video I want to show you how to make a cheap and effective wooden clamp. I have used wood chips and other materials that I already had in my workshop.

As at first sight it may seem weak, this clamp has plenty of clamping pressure.

It has a Norwegian style, as these type of clamping tool was traditionally used for Norwegian boat construction.

-- Visit my channel: https://www.youtube.com/mikhandmaker





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 05-17-2017 08:33 PM

Looks good to me. The oak should bestrong enough to last decades too.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 05-17-2017 09:04 PM

Very interesting….thanks for posting.

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woodify

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#3 posted 05-17-2017 10:02 PM

Looks like a birds head. Thanks for sharing

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#4 posted 05-18-2017 12:33 AM

It does look like a bird head. I look forward to watching the video later.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#5 posted 05-18-2017 03:16 AM

Good idea, very creative

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#6 posted 05-18-2017 03:24 AM

The video is a bit too artsy fartsy for my taste but the clamp is interesting. I’ve seen these somewhere before in a sketch or drawing, but I can’t remember where.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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Mikhandmaker

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#7 posted 05-18-2017 04:02 AM



Looks good to me. The oak should bestrong enough to last decades too.

- ralbuck

Yes, I think that it is a tool that can Last long

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#8 posted 05-18-2017 04:02 AM



Very interesting….thanks for posting.

- Redoak49


Thank you very much

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Mikhandmaker

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#9 posted 05-18-2017 04:03 AM



Looks like a birds head. Thanks for sharing

- woodify

Thanks!

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Mikhandmaker

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#10 posted 05-18-2017 04:04 AM



Good idea, very creative

- woodbutcherbynight


Thanks, I am glad you like it

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Mikhandmaker

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#11 posted 05-18-2017 04:13 AM



It does look like a bird head. I look forward to watching the video later.

- Rick M

Thanks Rick! It looks similar :)

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#12 posted 05-18-2017 06:47 AM

Interesting design, but more importantly there are some interesting techniques in the video that may help me with future projects,

-- Don K, (Holland, Michigan)

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#13 posted 05-18-2017 02:13 PM

nice one !!!

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

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Mikhandmaker

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#14 posted 05-18-2017 04:55 PM



Interesting design, but more importantly there are some interesting techniques in the video that may help me with future projects,

- Combo Prof


Thanks for the comment!

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Mikhandmaker

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#15 posted 05-18-2017 04:56 PM



nice one !!!

- steliart


Thanks!! :)

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