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xx   CLAMP

Rubber band clamps made from bicycle inner tubes.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Spring 1986 (v.2#1) pg. 20

Convert long door springs into clamps for chairs, frames, cylinders, etc.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Jul-Aug 1989 (v.5#4) pg. 10

Tip on using a band clamp (web clamp) when gluing three feet to the center pedestal of an occasional table.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1989 (v.12#8) pg. 7

Strap clamp (web clamp) for small parts consists of a guitar tuning mechanism, shop-built clamping block, and a wire or string.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1995 (v.19#3) pg. 12

Tip: Good clamp for securing odd shaped objects is made from a length of rope, piece of copper pipe and a dowel.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #224 Dec 1981 (v.31#10) pg. 47

Tip on using a web clamp to square up a cabinet or other large rectangular project during the clamping process.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #354 Jan 1995 (v.45#1) pg. 16

Tip on using a Spanish windlass (a form of rope clamp) to draw objects together.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #106 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 30
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #107 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 8

Clamp up edge joints using the Spanish luthier's technique for joining guitar tops and backs. The "clamp" involves using rope and wooden wedges.
FINE WOODWORKING #20 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 18

Tip: Use worm-screw hose clamps to clamp segmented turning blanks or other cylindrical gluing jobs.
FINE WOODWORKING #28 May-Jun 1981 pg. 20

Use a heavy chain to make a "pipe clamp" of almost unlimited length.
FINE WOODWORKING #48 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 12

Tip: Use elastic plastic "plant-tie" tape to clamp small jobs and irregular work.
FINE WOODWORKING #63 Mar-Apr 1987 pg. 12

Tip on using motorcycle rim strips for clamping and securing.
FINE WOODWORKING #80 Jan-Feb 1990 pg. 14

Technique for squaring up a cabinet uses a pair of web clamps in conjunction with extra-long glue cauls.
FINE WOODWORKING #81 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 12

Rubber-strip clamp is cut from an old inner tube, is versatile, and will never mar the work.
FINE WOODWORKING #82 May-Jun 1990 pg. 14

Tip on making light duty band clamps from braided nylon rope.
FINE WOODWORKING #86 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 18

Tip on making inexpensive web clamps from steel strapping and small wood blocks. Clamping pressure is provided by a C-clamp pressing on the blocks.
FINE WOODWORKING #103 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 24

Light-duty band clamps made from 7" rubber bands and S-hooks.
FINE WOODWORKING #104 Jan-Feb 1994 pg. 32

Tip on using "Dyna-Band" rubber exercise straps for odd-shaped clamping.
FINE WOODWORKING #108 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 20
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #110 Jan-Feb 1995 pg. 12

Tip on greatly enlarging the diameter of a screw-tightening open hose clamp by cutting in half and inserting steel or plastic banding.
FINE WOODWORKING #115 Nov-Dec 1995 pg. 22

Using bungee cord to clamp the dovetailed legs of a pedestal table during glue-up.
FINE WOODWORKING #132 Sep-Oct 1998 pg. 16

Tip: Use worm-drive hose clamps when gluing cracked furniture legs or spindles.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1984 (v.9#6) pg. 12

Tip: Make powerful rubber band clamps from truck tire inner tubes.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1984 (v.9#7) pg. 28

Tip: Use a rope to clamp odd-shaped items during gluing.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep 1982 (v.10#9) pg. 187

Band clamp for gluing round or irregular objects.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1965 (v.123#2) pg. 195

Wooden wedges are used to tighten cords which are being used to hold irregular shaped objects being glued.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1977 (v.147#5) pg. 276

How to use cord and wedges (or a hammer) to form an emergency clamp for boards being glued together.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1980 (v.153#6) pg. 57

Workshop minicourse. More about clamping. Using bar clamps, making your own clamp cradle for bar clamps, and using a rope clamp.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1982 (v.158#3) pg. 108

Rope, a handscrew and two wooden wedges are combined to form a band clamp.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #68 Sep 1992 (v.12#2) pg. 10

Tip on using bicycle inner tubes to clamp irregularly shaped objects.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #77 Mar 1994 (v.13#5) pg. 8

Wire clamps. A unique third hand. Using binding wires applied with a wire tightener to hold parts together during machining, welding, or assembly operations. This process works better and is of an less obstruction that many clamps, vises or fixtures. How to fabricate the wire tightener and apply the wires.
PROJECTS IN METAL Dec 1990 (v.3#6) pg. 3

Shop-built band clamp uses a unique clamp housing that fits around the corner of the case or frame being clamped. A large eyebolt and plastic wing nut provide the force to tighten the bands.
SHOPNOTES #17 Sep 1994 (v.3) pg. 26

Tip on using electrical cable ties as clamps for irregularly-shaped objects.
SHOPNOTES #18 Nov 1994 (v.3) pg. 29

Simple band clamping technique for assembling rectangular cabinets with miter joints at all corners.
SPEAKER BUILDER 1/1981 [Mar 1981] (v.2#1) pg. 26

Tip on using rope "clamps" to hold laminations to a form while gluing.
STEAMBOATING #30 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 32

Tip: Use #107 rubber bands as band clamps for small objects.
WOOD MAGAZINE #11 Jun 1986 (v.3#3) pg. 12

Tip: Use both strap clamp (web clamp) and pipe clamps when assembling a mitered box or frame.
WOOD MAGAZINE #15 Feb 1987 (v.4#1) pg. 12

Tip: Use stainless-steel hose clamps when gluing broken cylindrical furniture legs.
WOOD MAGAZINE #21 Feb 1988 (v.5#1) pg. 16

A strap clamp that uses a pressure pedal to hold odd-shaped work pieces tight against the top of a workbench.
WOOD MAGAZINE #34 Apr 1990 (v.7#2) pg. 18

Tip on evenly distributing pressure from strap clamps.
WOOD MAGAZINE #42 Apr 1991 (v.8#3) pg. 17

Strap-type clamp made from a rope and two pieces of wood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #46 Oct 1991 (v.8#7) pg. 24

How to use cargo tie down straps as woodworking clamps.
WOOD MAGAZINE #48 Dec 1991 (v.8#9) pg. 18

Tip on using a "Quick-Grip" clamp and ordinary strapping material to make a band clamp of any length.
WOOD MAGAZINE #83 Nov 1995 (v.12#8) pg. 22

Stainless steel hose clamps can be linked together to encircle large or irregular-shaped work pieces.
WOOD MAGAZINE #95 Feb 1997 (v.14#2) pg. 15

Tip on modifying worm-drive hose clamps to grip delicate or awkwardly-shaped work pieces.
WOODCARVING #13 Jan-Feb 1995 pg. 5

Tip: Use a length of rope (or webbing) and a handscrew to do the same job as a web clamp or picture-frame clamp.
WOODSMITH #62 Apr 1989 pg. 3

Use stretched bungee cord to clamp irregular-shape objects.
WOODSMITH #95 Oct 1994 (v.16) pg. 5

Technique for using a combination of band and bar clamps when clamping rounded stock.
WOODSMITH #110 Apr 1997 (v.19) pg. 18

Tip on increasing the diameter of worm-gear style hose clamps so they can be used in woodworking applications.
WOODWORK #26 Apr 1994 pg. 26

Tip on using a piece of rope to clamp chair rungs to chair legs.
WOODWORK #29 Oct 1994 pg. 20

Adjustable clamp for use on circular objects is made from nylon strapping tape and an adjustable, screw-style pipe clamp.
WOODWORKER Feb 1988 (v.92#2) pg. 160

Tip on using automobile seat belts as web clamps.
WOODWORKER Nov 1990 (v.94#11) pg. 1145

Tip: How to use binding cord to hold a crossbanding or inlay to a curved edge while the glue sets.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1978 (v.2#5) pg. 11

Homemade "web clamps" are made from rope and wood. Use ordinary C-clamps to provide the tension.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1985 (v.9#1) pg. 58

A strap-clamp system. Vertical clamping pads feature cutouts for web clamp straps. The webbing is held in place by a simple turnbuckle.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1995 (v.19#5) pg. 12

Quick clamp for irregular shapes is made from a rubber band and a washer.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1996 (v.20#3) pg. 8

Inexpensive band clamps are made from plastic banding material and utilize this simple shop-built device to tighten and lock the banding.

One-piece wooden tool stretches bands tight while securing banding with nails.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1966 (v.22#3) pg. 64

How to use pipe strapping to clamp round objects being glued.
WORKBENCH Oct 1997 (v.53#5) pg. 10