Advise on holdfast use and placement on a bench

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Forum topic by Neightdogg posted 12-03-2010 07:20 PM 2123 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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12-03-2010 07:20 PM

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My grandfather just gave me a “Woden” holdfast that comes with two steel collars to install in my bench. Does anyone have insight as to where and how you use your holdfasts most, so that I can make the most of this tool? Thanks

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#1 posted 12-03-2010 09:21 PM

Nathan—Holdfasts are great for holding a workpiece flat on the bench.

A few years ago, Bob Lang wrote a good article on them that appeared in Popular Woodworking. See:


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