Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'wooden bar clamps'

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An exercise in making wooden bar clamps #3: Back post

09-15-2012 07:01 PM by George_SA | 1 comment »

First I cut the mortise and tennons A nice tight fit thanks to my kerfmaker A 25mm hole for the nut and a 16mm hole (not shown) for the threaded rod. Six nuts pinned to the threaded rods The nut is press fitted into the hole A test dry fit The problem with the hinge holes from the door post fixed Previous blogs1) The bar and front jaw2) Securing the nut for the front jaw4) Back jaw

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An exercise in making wooden bar clamps #1: The bar and front jaw

09-12-2012 12:10 PM by George_SA | 11 comments »

You can never have enough clamps, right? I have an odd assortment of bar clamps, including some homemade clamps I made from 25mm (1 Inch) square tubing and a few wooden clamps that work with wedges. I also have some cheap pipe clamps of which the back jaw keeps on slipping under the clamping pressure. The other day I stumbled across this YouTube video i.r.o. homemade heavy duty wooden bar clamps. I drew some plans to get started And so the journey begins.I started ...

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