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xx   CLAMP

Modify a C-clamp so that it can be fastened to the underside of the piece being clamped. Ideal for use when laminating.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Jul-Aug 1989 (v.5#4) pg. 10

Clamping with wedges. How to use the power of the wedge to exert clamping pressure. Shop-built clamps include a single-beam bar clamp, double-beam bar clamp and a deep-throat C-clamp.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #42 Dec 1994 pg. 64

Tip on clamping a large work piece (such as a tabletop) to the workbench using hardwood strips and C-clamps which won't be in the way while working the surface.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #52 Jun 1996 pg. 22

Shop-made edging clamp made from plywood and ordinary hardware.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #56 Dec 1996 pg. 30

Use a C-clamp combined with a soft rubber ball to hold curved, irregular material in a miter box.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #294 Jan 1989 (v.39#1) pg. 88

Rings of plastic cut from PVC pipe are slit to form a "C-clamp" that is ideal when attaching edging to countertops.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #102 Apr-May 1996 pg. 30

Use a combination of C-clamps and wooden wedges to clamp a scarf joint.
FINE WOODWORKING #13 Nov 1978 pg. 17

Tip: Improvise a deep-throat clamp from a C-clamp and some scrap wood.
FINE WOODWORKING #23 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 12

Shop-built deep-throat C-clamp made from wood, nut and bolt.
FINE WOODWORKING #81 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 16

Improvised edge clamp made from a C-clamp and 2 wedges.
FINE WOODWORKING #91 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 22

Tip on replacing the sliding bars on C-clamps with a welded nut that takes up less room.
FINE WOODWORKING #94 May-Jun 1992 pg. 12

Racking clamps made from scrap wood are used to hold edge banding while glue sets. Made just slightly wider than needed, this shallow, non-adjustable C-clamp or bar clamp is simply "racked" or jammed against the edge to provide pressure.
FINE WOODWORKING #100 May-Jun 1993 pg. 18

Technique for using small C-clamps to glue wide boards together.
HOME MECHANIX #733 May 1989 (v.85) pg. 85

No-twist clamp. A unique C-clamp does not put twisting pressure on the piece being clamped. Production of this clamp from steel is an ideal project for a school metal shop.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Dec 1978 (v.67#9) pg. 28

Tip: Use an ordinary C-clamp and a wooden wedge to do the same job as a three-way edging clamp.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1980 (v.154#3) pg. 15

C-clamps made from channel iron and threaded rod.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1984 (v.161#2) pg. 154

Homemade C-clamp is more rigid than commercial C-clamps.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1984 (v.161#4) pg. 32

Design for a wooden C-style clamp that uses two 6" wedges to apply pressure. Ideal for holding laminate or veneer at the edges of a work piece.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #107 Mar 1999 (v.19#1) pg. 76

Four C-clamps made from pipe and plywood.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Feb 1964 (v.35#2) pg. 108

Unique C-style edge clamps from plywood and ordinary hardware make it easy to apply and hold hardwood edging.
SHOPNOTES #42 Nov 1998 (v.7) pg. 6, 28, 29

Shop-built C-clamps have deeper throats. Built from pieces of 2x4 lumber, leather strips, nut, bolt, and spring.
SPEAKER BUILDER 1/1990 [Feb 1990] (v.11#1) pg. 50

Tip: Two C-clamps provide a "third hand" for holding small parts while soldering, brazing, etc.
SPORT AVIATION Sep 1988 (v.37#9) pg. 30

Convert a bent C-clamp into a hold down clamp for use on a drill press or other machines equipped with T-slots.
SPORT AVIATION Feb 1989 (v.38#2) pg. 60

Modify C-clamps to hold round (or other shapes) of metal tubing securely for welding.
SPORT AVIATION Apr 1989 (v.38#4) pg. 65

Tip: Use woodworker's clamps (or C-clamps) and wooden wedges to clamp a strip on the edge of plywood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #31 Oct 1989 (v.6#5) pg. 14

Coating grip ends of clamps, pliers, etc. with plastic dip protects wood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #61 Jun 1993 (v.10#4) pg. 14

Improve a C-clamp by replacing the flimsy metal tightening pin with a solid-core ball.
WOOD MAGAZINE #128 Nov 2000 (v.17#8) pg. 38
Correction WOOD MAGAZINE #133 May-Jun 2001 (v.18#4) pg. 8

Tip: Use C-clamps, angle iron and spacer blocks to glue up large table tops.
WOODSMITH #17 Sep 1981 pg. 3

Tip: Right angle corner clamp is made from 2 C-clamps and the scrap cut-off "corners" left over from making circular objects (table tops, lazy susan shelves, etc.).
WOODSMITH #34 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 3

Tightening up on a budget. Two shop-made clamps built mostly of wood. (1) Adjustable double-bar clamp features interchangeable bars (longer or shorter). (2) Long-reach C-clamp.
WOODWORK #9 Spring 1991 pg. 76

Cramping style. Part 4. Tips on making wooden "G" clamps (C-clamps).
WOODWORKER #1082 Jan 1984 (v.88) pg. 39

The other kind of joinery. Joining steel by welding. Includes plans for making "G" clamps from simple materials.
WOODWORKER #1090 Sep 1984 (v.88) pg. 578

Combine a C-clamp with a spring-type clothespin to do the same job as an edging clamp.
WOODWORKER Sep 1987 (v.91#9) pg. 788

Sash and G-clamps are made from adjustable wall-shelving hardware.
WOODWORKER Feb 1988 (v.92#2) pg. 160

Convert C-clamps into sash clamps (bar clamps) by cutting in half and inserting steel bar stock.
WOODWORKER May 1989 (v.93#5) pg. 440

Make replacement shoes for C-clamps from bolt heads.
WOODWORKER May 1989 (v.93#5) pg. 440

Convert cartridge-style caulking guns into C-clamps.
WOODWORKER Nov 1990 (v.94#11) pg. 1145

Making C-clamps from plastic drain pipe. Includes tips of varying the clamping tension.
WOODWORKER Feb 1991 (v.95#2) pg. 211

Cheap, long-reach C-clamps combine a plywood frame with the threaded portion of an inexpensive fret clamp.
WOODWORKER May 1993 (v.97#5) pg. 29

Lightweight cam clamps are made from plywood.
WOODWORKER Dec 1994 (v.98#12) pg. 83

Tip on making small C-clamps from plywood.
WOODWORKER Jun 1995 (v.99#6) pg. 84

Tip: How to repair the steel swivel on the end of a C-clamp.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1982 (v.6#4) pg. 38

Use C-clamps and wedges in place of edging clamps when applying edging to plywood.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1985 (v.9#3) pg. 51

Light-duty C-clamp made from a furniture glide, stiff spring, dowel, cotter pin, and piece of steel bar stock.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1999 (v.23#5) pg. 9

How to make small C-clamps from mild-steel flat stock and thumbscrews.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1977 (v.33#1) pg. 71

Tip: Use screw type earrings as miniature C-clamps when doing model making.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1981 (v.37#6) pg. 93

Reproduce wooden bar clamps, C-clamps and handscrews which utilize threaded wooden dowels.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1991 (v.47#5) pg. 78
Correction WORKBENCH Dec 1991-Jan 1992 (v.47#6) pg. 6

Make a deep-throat C-clamp from some hardwood, plywood scraps and a few hardware items.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1993 (v.49#5) pg. 70