what are these shopsmith pieces?

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Forum topic by Holbs posted 524 days ago 746 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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While using my Lervad bench i bought at an auction before Christmas, i never opened the doors before underneath. I did last nite. Never even thought to take a peek down there. I found these 3 sets of shopsmith… jacks? spreaders? I tried to looked up shopsmith on google for the pictures, but the only google hits are the shopsmith machines themselves. whatever they are, i like free :)

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#1 posted 524 days ago

Those are clamps for panel glue-ups. They hold the boards flat as well as providing pressure for the edge glue-up.

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#2 posted 524 days ago

They are called ShopSmith Double Bar Clamps. Search for that on eBay and you’ll see 3 of them on there right now.

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#3 posted 524 days ago

Here they are Holbs. They are wonderful at doing what they do. (In my opinion).
Another nice thing is that you only need to build longer boards to use in larger glueups.

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#4 posted 524 days ago

OOOoooo… these could come in handy down the road.
thanks guys!

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