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Forum topic by GMman posted 01-06-2010 04:03 PM 797 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-06-2010 04:03 PM

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#1 posted 01-07-2010 08:16 PM

I use these clamps from Rockler.
They are much easier to deal with and can also hold my sacrificaoa fence when needed.
In addition, I don’t need to cut the wood twice and waste some to get the right length.

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#2 posted 01-07-2010 08:22 PM

Too much handling of stock if you’re cutting multiple pieces. It’s easier to cut them slightly oversized then trim to length with a stop block on the miter gauge, or a stop block on the fence (as Bob #2 shows above), or with a stop block on a RAS or miter saw.

-- Derek, Bremerton WA --

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#3 posted 01-08-2010 12:30 AM

Good tip Bob..Thanks

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#4 posted 01-08-2010 06:59 AM

I’m with Bob#1 on this one.

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#5 posted 01-08-2010 05:25 PM

Never thought of that use. My set holds the dado fence.
thanks, Bob #2.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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