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THIRD HAND CLAMPING RAIL

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Project by kiefer posted 09-27-2013 12:54 AM 6842 views 56 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a So So day ,the box that I thought I hade near completion needed some design changes ,it just didn’t look the way I expected it ,oh well just change the detail and do something else .
Here is the new clamping rail I made today and it works awesome ,like a third hand .
Made this from some birch hardwood flooring and is laminated ,screwed it to the front of my router table and accepts my standard BESSEY F clamps into the T track .
The clamps are inserted into either end and can slide along the rail and clamp just about anything .
It’s great for assembly and also works in conjunction with the vise on the side of the router table and gives a right angle configuration .
I let the pictures do the talking and if there are questions just ask .
I will be off to the hospital tomorrow so be patient but I will answer .

-- Kiefer 松





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 09-27-2013 12:58 AM

Nothing better than a do-it-yourself new tool for the shop! Nice idea.

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hoss12992

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#2 posted 09-27-2013 01:01 AM

That is really cool, and def very handy. Thanks for sharing

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Roz

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#3 posted 09-27-2013 01:07 AM

That is a stroke of genius. What a great solution for clamping. I can see many applications for this bar.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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Oldtool

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#4 posted 09-27-2013 01:09 AM

Great idea and solution to clamping. Works like a nice Moxon vise. Ah, the ingenuity of woodworkers never ceasus to amaze me. Nice, very nice.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 09-27-2013 01:16 AM

Great Idea! Keep those wheels turning in that head of yours.

-- Better looking at it than for it....

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 09-27-2013 01:23 AM

Super cool idea. Nothing like having more than 2 hands.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 09-27-2013 02:18 AM

Neat idea, Kiefer!!!!!!!!!!..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Roger

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#8 posted 09-27-2013 02:41 AM

Purdee nifty

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DeLayne Peck

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#9 posted 09-27-2013 04:31 AM

Have to consider this one! I am thinking about an assembly table. Thanks for sharing!

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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SafferinOz

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#10 posted 09-27-2013 07:56 AM

Thanks for sharing, looks like an idea that needs copying!

Hope all goes well at the Hospital!!

-- Stephen, Perth Western Australia, My inspiration – the Carpenter from Nazareth!

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Chris McDowell

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#11 posted 09-27-2013 08:44 AM

Very cool.

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#12 posted 09-27-2013 09:29 AM

A super sized T-track! Nice gagdet.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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shipwright

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#13 posted 09-27-2013 09:47 AM

Nice one kiefer.
To steal one from SPalm, “You got a good thinker.”

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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Kerux2

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#14 posted 09-27-2013 04:18 PM

Very nice. Way to think outside the box… err clamp.

-- Hey I'm Dyslexic! I don't have all day to check and re-check forum post.

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Brasco18

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#15 posted 09-27-2013 05:34 PM

Mind = Blown.

-- When a 'want' meets 'simplicity', it creats 'progress'.

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