Simple Frame Clamp

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Project by jumbojack posted 03-21-2012 12:13 AM 4801 views 24 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Simple Frame Clamp
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Just a one photo, no big deal, frame clamp. Oh yeah got some pallet wood in there too.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#1 posted 03-21-2012 01:31 AM

Nice. I made one a few years ago and it sure has proved handy.


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#2 posted 03-21-2012 01:51 AM

Nice jig Jack. Need to get busy and make one of those for my shed/shop.

-- Jon, Morgan UT

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#3 posted 03-21-2012 02:01 AM

simple but effective,good job.

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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#4 posted 03-21-2012 09:18 PM

Hmmmm, not seen one of these in action. You mind showing me a pic on how it is utilized to hold the frame?
I like it! Since I make plenty of frames myself I would really like to see it work so I can make one too.

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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#5 posted 03-21-2012 09:27 PM

I’ve got a “stick-man” jig (that’s what I call it) that I made outta scraps basically. Works like a 30 dollar one

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#6 posted 03-30-2012 06:58 PM

Hey Jack,

Nice clamp, I made one like that too. A couple of times I needed to clamp a frame with a panel already in place, and it made me move the center clamp bars to the opposite side of the clamp as the corner pieces, here’s a pict to illustrate.

Keep posting man!

-- dust control

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#7 posted 03-31-2012 02:01 AM

Thanks for posting this. I’ve had one of those clamps hanging on my wall for years and never could figure out how to use it. A friend gave it to me after he couldn’t figure it out either. After seeing this someone needs to slap me upside the head for not figuring this one out! Just proves you’re never too old to learn and most of the time you don’t know half of what you thought you did! I learned something today!!

-- Every day above ground is a good day!!!

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#8 posted 05-05-2012 01:50 PM

It never ceases to amaze me how clever the Lumberjocks community is. I was rolling the dice and came across this jig. As it so happens this solves a big problem I have. Thanks for posting the pictures.

-- ~ Guy Woodward, Pflugerville Texas

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