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Pedestal Table Leg Repair with Vector Clamping

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Blog entry by WoodshopTherapy posted 04-05-2019 09:29 AM 704 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

Have you ever used “vector clamping”? In a recent table leg repair, I didn’t have anywhere to secure the clamps because the table legs were curved. I made up a caul to apply even clamping pressure exactly where I needed it. I cover this in a video showing the repair process. Let me know what you think with a comment. Thanks, Scott.

https://youtu.be/R6PQiS91KWQ

-- Scott Bennett - sharing woodworking knowledge



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#1 posted 04-18-2019 05:29 PM

I realize you are illustrating a technique that’s needed at times, but you have to admit that the particular glue-up you do in the video could be facilitated with a couple of hand screw clamps to provide the parallel faces for the F clamps to bear on.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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