Mesquite Clipboard with Unique Paper Clamp

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Project by rmac posted 05-29-2017 09:43 PM 2536 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Perhaps a bit more complicated than it needs to be. Perhaps.


-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs.

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#1 posted 05-29-2017 09:59 PM

Yes! Very unique clip board Russ! Nice to see you posting again!

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

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#2 posted 05-29-2017 11:04 PM

awesome and very original, I want one! beautifully crafted linkage.

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#3 posted 05-30-2017 01:18 AM

that’s got to be the most sophisticated clip board ive ever seen,very cool.

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

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#4 posted 05-30-2017 01:38 AM

I would have loved to take that into a design meeting before I retired.

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#5 posted 05-30-2017 03:37 AM

I would have loved to take that into a design meeting before I retired.

- SteveMI

LOL. Yeah … show ‘em what over-engineering is all about!

-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs.

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#6 posted 05-30-2017 01:49 PM

This clipboard is very nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 05-30-2017 01:59 PM

Awesome. :)

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#8 posted 05-30-2017 03:52 PM

Nicely done! And here I thought I was the one who needlessly complicated projects because I had a cool design idea. Way to go on the over-engineering, and flawlessly executed.

-- To every complex problem, there is a solution that is simple, elegant, and completely wrong.

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#9 posted 05-30-2017 05:08 PM

That’s one serious paper clamp! Very ingenious.

-- You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven - Jimi Hendrix

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#10 posted 05-30-2017 07:47 PM

Nice linkage! I’m in the Hot dog laughing Table Saw camp TOO!

-- Mike in STL

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#11 posted 05-30-2017 07:47 PM

There is the ‘high road’ and the ‘low road’. This is definitely ‘high road’!

-- For those about to die, remember your bicycle helmet!

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#12 posted 05-30-2017 08:36 PM

Hah, I love it.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#13 posted 05-30-2017 09:39 PM

Very nice, exposing the hardware takes this a step above. I would buy one!

-- John Hansen

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#14 posted 05-30-2017 11:19 PM

Thanks to everybody for all the nice comments. It was fun to build something totally impractical for once.


-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs.

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