Stolen Third hand clamping jig

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Project by Jerry posted 09-30-2013 01:05 PM 3347 views 28 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw Kiefer’s post this weekend and I couldn’t wait to get in the shop and put something together for myself. I have quick release wood vise’ on each end of this 6’ table and the Third Hand Jig was a much needed addition, I just didn’t know it until seeing his post. I modified a couple hand clamps with brass pins pressed into the hole that retains the other clamping end. I may modify a couple F clamps for a little extra clamping power when needed.
Great idea Kiefer! Thanks!!!


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#1 posted 09-30-2013 01:36 PM

What a great idea, I’ll be fitted with one by the end of the day myself!

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#2 posted 09-30-2013 03:25 PM

Favorited. Saw the earlier post and it is at the top of my shop additions list.
Like your take on it.

Thanks for sharing.

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#3 posted 09-30-2013 04:50 PM

That looks handy, but I’d have to hang a red flag on the end of the clamp to keep from running into it. lol

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#4 posted 09-30-2013 07:44 PM

Great idea.

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#5 posted 09-30-2013 08:02 PM

Good thinking nice work.

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#6 posted 09-13-2014 10:37 AM

I dont’t know why, but I didn’t see Kiefers post before yours. I like his Ideas and engineering very much. But in this case, I like your quick-clamp-version even more. Thanks a lot for sharing!

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