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Project by THOMRIDER posted 514 days ago 2700 views 10 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Check out the full video also on you tube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeJCc3QPUzU

-- Its all about the jigs





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Kevin May

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#1 posted 514 days ago

Great video. Thanks for posting.

-- Kevin May "Making wood useful and fun!" www.kevinmaywoodworks.com

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iminmyshop

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#2 posted 514 days ago

That is a cool bench. It is amazingly versatile. Thanks for the video. You will have tons of use out of it for a long, long time.

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roofner

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#3 posted 513 days ago

I just started my build last week cold here no heated shop . I have the legs cut out and drilled hopefully get assembled to day. Did you drill the holes in your clamps to mount the front jaw? Clamps I have do not have holes.

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THOMRIDER

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#4 posted 513 days ago

Thanks for the kind words everyone.

ROOFNER I just positioned the clamps so they would not interfere with the hole placement.

But it is best to drill both boards together you could use screws inplace of clamps to hold them together while drilling.

Good luck

-- Its all about the jigs

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roofner

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#5 posted 513 days ago

Actually I was talk about the end vise the metal jaws on pipe clamp have holes when you bought them or did you drill?

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roofner

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#6 posted 513 days ago

I just assumed that the video was a replay of Fine woodwooking that I looked at. That is a great video will help with my build. I got one of the leg sets done. Others cut and drilled just have to drive the lag screws.

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THOMRIDER

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#7 posted 512 days ago

I drilled holes in the pipe clamp faces for the screws. It was easy metal to drill.

-- Its all about the jigs

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roofner

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#8 posted 512 days ago

What size holes did you drill?

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roofner

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#9 posted 511 days ago

I see you bought the printed plans . I bought the electronic version. Did the printed give dimension for hole drill layout for the long clamps.

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THOMRIDER

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#10 posted 511 days ago

I drilled 1/8 inch holes for some #6 wood screws. The metal is soft on the clamps so it drills easily. The printed plans did not give the hole size to drill.

Hope this helps.

-- Its all about the jigs

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roofner

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#11 posted 510 days ago

Thanks I just hoping for hole placement dimensions for large pipe-clamps on ends. Distant from sides I guess Ill go into sketch up and take some ruff measurements.

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roofner

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#12 posted 509 days ago

Looking at the hardwood jaws it looks like you used two pieces of wood instead of rabbiting the jaws. I was thinking of the same idea.

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THOMRIDER

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#13 posted 509 days ago

The wood for the jaws are two pieces that are notched to sit on the sides of the center bin one piece is screwed to the bench then the other is free to be moved with the tail pieces of the pipe jaws. also roofner I will check my hole placement today for the pipe clamp holes and let you know the measurements the printed plans also leave this out , I had to figure that part out myself.

-- Its all about the jigs

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THOMRIDER

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#14 posted 507 days ago

ROOFNER

Here are some Illustrations and a pic of the end piece for the pipes. This is right off my bench so I hope this helps any further questions just let me know.

-- Its all about the jigs

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roofner

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#15 posted 507 days ago

Thank’s a lot just what I needed.

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