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PawPawTex

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04-05-2010 09:49 PM

Could someone help me out please? I’m looking for some plans to build my own cam clamps. I’ve tried the Google search but can’t seem to find what I need. Thanks.


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Raymond

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#1 posted 04-05-2010 09:50 PM

What type of clamps are you looking for?

-- Ray

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#2 posted 04-05-2010 09:54 PM

Check out dakremer & others – Projects – Tag – Clamp

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#3 posted 04-05-2010 09:54 PM

Here

-- Michael Murphy, Woodland, CA.

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#4 posted 04-06-2010 05:28 AM

I use a nice library of woodworking plans that has just about everything you can think of. You can try there from my website but I have no idea if it has anything for clamps. That is an odd request.

-- Todd, Texas, http://www.cradleplans.net

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#5 posted 04-06-2010 04:55 PM

I guess I’ll just design and draw out my own plans for these clamps. Thanks anyways.

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#6 posted 04-11-2010 05:08 PM

did you find the plans for the clamps? If not, I have some plans for them.

-- Richard http://www.PictureTrail.com/gallery/view?username=thewizz

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#7 posted 04-11-2010 05:22 PM

No. I haven’t found any yet.

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#8 posted 04-11-2010 09:46 PM

I just recently acquired some antique wooden screw clamps that use wooded screws to tighten them. See picture

http://www.flickr.com/photos/46686286@N05/4503119440/

After examining these clamps I am confident that it would not be hard to make your own if you have the right tap and die. Then I found the tap and die I wanted at woodcraft

-http://www.woodcraft.com/Catalog/ProductPage.aspx?prodid=2409&ss=4402fa4e-7dce-4a70-934f-ca6177f0014a

I ordered this tap and die and when it arrives I hope to make several of my own custom clamps. I will be designing special clamps for special situations.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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