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Project by RickRogers7 posted 10-24-2010 03:30 AM 3580 views 13 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Lots of nice clamps out there on the market. Sometimes its nice to make your own. The first one is made out of threaded pipe and I have used this for small glue ups. The second one I used for gluing up 15 drawers for my cabinets.





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NormG

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#1 posted 10-24-2010 04:42 AM

Now that is a clamp and expandable also

-- Norman

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#2 posted 10-24-2010 05:36 AM

great idea, might have to pinch it.

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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#3 posted 10-24-2010 05:40 AM

Well done

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#4 posted 10-24-2010 06:14 AM

would be kinda annoying to move the nuts around since you can’t put a drill on it, but w/e. ill prob end up using this at least once.

-- Ben L

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#5 posted 10-24-2010 10:44 AM

well done

Good idea

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#6 posted 10-24-2010 11:41 AM

A quick thought.. Lee Valley actualy sold seperately the quarter 20 speed nuts for their four corner clamp rig. I made a huge one for chair work, all you do is have the nut backed off a bit, it moves “sideways” and disengages the thread, then you slide it up to the point you need it and tighten.

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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#7 posted 10-24-2010 03:19 PM

Consider those ideas stolen!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 10-24-2010 03:47 PM

Now those are some clamps I think I can afford.
And thanks racerglen for the info about the sliding nuts.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#9 posted 10-25-2010 04:05 PM

Sliding nuts, who would have ever thought. That is just the thing that takes this entire concept to a new level. Thanks RickRogers7 and racerglen!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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