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cutworm

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07-19-2014 12:47 AM

Topic tags/keywords: workbench

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsQe_1f1g_E#t=64

Anyone have one? We have 2 at work but they don’t have vacuum and have a nice top. They have lift assist devices that work great. You can raise or lower the top with one hand.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"


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Engraver

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#1 posted 07-19-2014 06:32 AM

Now that is brilliant engineering!

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cutworm

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#2 posted 07-19-2014 12:01 PM

I want one but am afraid to price it.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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poopiekat

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#3 posted 07-19-2014 12:11 PM

Hmmm, if I needed that type of fixture, I’d build one out of MDF and ”Kee Clamp

http://www.keeklamp.com/

Vacuum lifting and positioning is an under-used concept. This is a fascinating rig, for sure!

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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DylanC

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#4 posted 07-19-2014 12:38 PM

Vacuum cups are used all over in the automation and industrial work-holding worlds. The cups are reasonable, but the pumps can get spendy.

http://www.mcmaster.com/#standard-vacuum-cups/=swjwzn
http://www.mcmaster.com/#vacuum-pumps/=swjywh

-- Dylan C ...Seems like all ever I make is sawdust...

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Bill White

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#5 posted 07-19-2014 12:46 PM

It would take me 2 years just to learn how to operate it. :)
Bill

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waho6o9

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#6 posted 07-19-2014 02:23 PM

http://tfzje.zqejf.servertrust.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=1871

Get the big dog, thanks for posting.

BARTH – VakuuCar XL Height adjustment with crank handle
Our Price: $7,820.00

BARTH – VakuuCar XL Mobile Work Table
Storage space: 1600×800 x 790mm (63” x 31.5” x 31.1”)
  • Height adjustment with crank handle
  • With work surface
  • 1 vacuum pump with dust filter
  • 1 suction cup Ø approx. 170 mm
  • 1 suction cup approx. 250×70 mm
  • 1 suction cup approx. 300×30 mm
  • 1 foot switch
  • Includes: 110V outlets

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Loren

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#7 posted 07-19-2014 03:19 PM

Cool bench. I have vacuum clamps. They are easy to make
if you have a vacuum pump, which is useful for veneering
too. One vacuum clamp I made is a right angle clamp
with vacuum gaskets on two faces so it can hold 2 cabinet
parts at right angles for putting screw or nails in. I also
use it to hold panels for sanding and to hold acoustic guitars
by the back.

-- http://lawoodworking.com

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cutworm

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#8 posted 07-19-2014 07:45 PM

Awesome bench. $7800….. I doubt I have that in all my tools. Never really considered vacuum.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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