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Forum topic by Paul posted 04-03-2010 12:52 PM 1135 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-03-2010 12:52 PM

I attacked the garage yesterday and in the very back corner the last thing we pulled down was this under a pile of sheet meta was this clamp.The old owner of this house had a pile of junk wood in the attic of the garage.
How old is this thing.
All wood with a nice mortise tenon joint on the screw end. No hardware on the joint so the joint slides apart. Metal strap held in by either a long rivet or two nails. I believe it’s some kind of a rivet though I don’t see how two nails would not give the support needed under pressure.
I think i’m going to dust it off and hang it in the house. Main spar is 30”

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#1 posted 04-03-2010 01:14 PM

Pic is missing!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#2 posted 04-03-2010 01:19 PM

Nice clamp…

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#3 posted 04-03-2010 01:31 PM

Randy, how do you know its a nice clamp? LOL..!
Paul, I’ve been figuring out how it looks like, a picture would be nice…...!

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#4 posted 04-03-2010 02:26 PM


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#5 posted 04-03-2010 07:50 PM

WE need Louis L’Amour to make a dramatic description wihtout a picture ;-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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