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Project by Lance posted 11-23-2011 03:35 AM 3010 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this out of scrap 1/2” Baltic Birch Ply. I finally got my $3.00 eBay clamps off the ground! LoL

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""





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topherstrux

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#1 posted 11-23-2011 04:33 AM

looks good. Be rid of that scrap in no time!

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vakman

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#2 posted 11-23-2011 04:49 AM

What do you think of the clamps? In my opinion they’re pretty good value, although the plastic jaw sheaths are 100% trash. I’d gladly pay an extra 1$ per piece for some slightly better rubber ones. Rack looks solid

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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linuxguy

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#3 posted 11-23-2011 04:53 AM

Great looking rack. How did you cut those slots? With a jig using a dado set?

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Lance

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#4 posted 11-23-2011 06:02 AM

The clamps are fine for the F – style, you can’t beat a parallel clamp though. I threw out the plastic jaws when I opened the package! lol

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""

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Lance

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#5 posted 11-23-2011 06:03 AM

I used my INCRA router table, and just moved the fence over an 1 1/2” every time.

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""

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dbhost

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#6 posted 11-23-2011 05:19 PM

That looks good. Just wondering, what kind of clamps are those? They look like the old Pittsburg clamps that HF used to sell minus the jaw pads. Most of mine are those clamps, but I didn’t dislike the pads… However, the rubber ones on my newer HF clamps are softer… But I digress… Nice job.

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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Rick Dennington

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#7 posted 11-23-2011 07:44 PM

Hey bud,

You’re on the right track…..now just double the size of the rack, and go buy more clamps to fill it up…You’ll need ‘em eventually if not sooner…Oh.. I forgot..you are a Sooner.!!!!

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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Lance

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#8 posted 11-23-2011 10:18 PM

I’m NOT A SOONER!!!! look at my signature below, I’m from Texas! I live in OKC for work!!! lol

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""

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fritzz67

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#9 posted 12-11-2011 01:52 PM

very nice and funcional looks better than mine but mine is funcanal too just as nice lookin as yours

-- Richie, PA - " from rough cut to fine rustic furniture "

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 03-10-2012 03:45 PM

Nice clamp rack!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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