More Workbench Accessories #4 - You can never have enough hold-downs

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Project by ChuckM posted 06-29-2011 11:31 PM 2654 views 11 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bird’s-mouth stop when clamped to the workbench allows me to hold a workpiece on edge for edge planing or sanding. Unlike the usual stops, this one has a wedge lock for better holding. The wedge is made from the cut-off (with a strip glued to it).

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#1 posted 06-30-2011 03:35 AM

Simple and effective. I like it.

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#2 posted 06-30-2011 05:15 AM

Great idea : )

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#3 posted 06-30-2011 08:53 PM

Wonderfully done and yet so simple and effective

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#4 posted 07-01-2011 05:23 AM

simple has it
I like !


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#5 posted 07-05-2011 07:41 PM

I’ll just repeat what the others said. Simple and effective.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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