homemade clamp

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Project by Rembo posted 02-23-2012 04:42 PM 14086 views 50 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

not a new idea and not mine – a new manufacturer.
material is birch, oak.

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#1 posted 02-23-2012 05:12 PM

Nice I really need to make some of those.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#2 posted 02-23-2012 05:21 PM

How do they work?...I tried making some for guitar building but it didn’t work out so well…

They look really nice

-- Joe - Canton Ohio

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#3 posted 02-23-2012 05:21 PM

Nice work. These are great clamps and easy to use. They used to sell them at Swedish chain store here, but unfortunately they discontinued them, and a lot of other woodworking tools as well. Thanks for showing us how to make them. I might make some myself from your plan. Thanks for posting!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 02-23-2012 05:49 PM

nice job need a few myself 1 can never have too many clamps…

-- if i say something stupid over look me im learning.....

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#5 posted 02-23-2012 06:50 PM

Great layout ,like others here I always thought I would make some of these clamps and never got around to it.
Thanks a lot for the simple approach on making them.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 02-23-2012 07:31 PM

I Love these, and I need to make them , but if my wife see’s one more project on my list, she’s probably gonna walk out.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#7 posted 02-23-2012 07:39 PM

Nice One … I never thought about putting the cam lever on both sides of the clamp.
Ahh well next time

-- ... Never Apologise For Being Right ...

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Kevin May

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#8 posted 02-23-2012 08:07 PM

Dittos to above, very nice/cool/useful, their now on my ToDo list.

-- Kevin May "Making wood useful and fun!"

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Kent Shepherd

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#9 posted 02-23-2012 09:45 PM

Nice—Thanks for the information

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#10 posted 02-23-2012 10:59 PM

Really cool – domino XL! The clamps look nice too.

-- David W. Cupertino, CA

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#11 posted 02-24-2012 12:54 AM

whoa those are nice, looks like they work pretty good too! I have to make some of those.

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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#12 posted 02-24-2012 01:43 AM

What did you use as a pivot point for the cam and to anchor the bottom of the clamp in place? Also, what is the purpose of the screw.

Sorry so many questions…I want to try again and get it right this time!

-- Joe - Canton Ohio

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#13 posted 02-24-2012 02:01 AM

Glad you shared them even if they were not your idea because I have never seen them before. They are now on my to-do list as well. Better looking then any you can buy.

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#14 posted 02-24-2012 03:59 AM

I love these! Any chance of adding a textual description of the steps?

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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#15 posted 02-24-2012 05:17 AM

Great work Rembo. Thanks for such details of the process.

I should give a try

-- Back home. Fernando

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