Homemade clamps for woodworkers. Sometimes i need to clamp something far enough from the edge that none of my regular clamps can reach it.
Clamp tools are a versatile part of your kit helping to grip objects tightly together to prevent any movement or separation by the application of inward pressure.
Long reach woodworking clamps. Trouble is clamps are expensive and from time to time a furniture maker gets to the point of a dry fit only to discover that the clamps available aren t quite long enough. So i figured i should try to build some really deep reaching c clamps out of wood. 99 get it as soon as thu oct 29.
The long board clamped across the piece is a valid plan. 9 piece set hose clamp pliers fuel oil water hose automotive repairing tools set universal wire long reach hose clamp pliers removal tool including toolbox 39 99 39. A simple candidate is a block of wood and a wedge to fine tune the clamping force.
But to get the downward force where you need it you ll need to put something between the board and the clamp area. After building the hold down clamp for my pantorouter i started thinking about building some more wooden clamps. Https ibuildit ca projects deep c clamp this one uses thicker parts for the frame plus a larger diameter lead scre.
Woodworking school learn woodworking woodworking workshop easy woodworking projects wood projects woodworking plans diy shops homemade tools shop layout. Long reach clamp extensions these provide it. F clamps aka bar clamps the f clamp is designed for a wide opening capacity.
You can replace the wedge with a screw that will push against the block. Clamping jobs like that shown in photo above require clamping pressure farther in from the edge than sliding head clamps provide. Heavy duty deep throat u clamp steel deep reach c clamp jaw opening diy carpentry clamping device 100 185mm 3 7 out of 5 stars 3 33 19 33.
Saved by archie spivey. The f clamp has a slider bar that allows the opening capacity to be easily adjusted to satisfy a wide range of applications. Project details for this clamp design.
Clamps 103 products an extensive range of clamps pefect to hold or secure any object making them ideal for carpentry welding or metal working. When faced with wood clamps that were too short for a tabletop glue up fine woodworking reader andy olerud decided to create a jig that would extend the reach of his. 20 free clamp plans.