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xx   CLAMP

Use small handscrews and wood wedges to substitute for edging clamps when gluing wood edging to a countertop.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #27 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 12

Making wooden handscrews which use threaded wooden rod.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #44 Apr 1995 pg. 42

How to make wooden handscrew clamps.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1986 (v.9#10) pg. 42
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1989 (v.12#4) pg. 6

Make your own wooden-jaw clamps (parallel-jaw handscrews).
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1994 (v.17#12) pg. 7
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1994 (v.18#1) pg. 13

A handscrew system for keeping multiple-part assemblies aligned when gluing and clamping.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #364 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 (v.46#1) pg. 16

A guide to tools that hold wood. Describes clamps, handscrews, stop blocks and non-slip pads.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #372 Oct 1996 (v.46#9) pg. 19

Tip: A handscrew clamp fastened to a sawhorse with a C-clamp serves as a portable vise.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #6 Dec 1981-Jan 1982 pg. 8

How to make your own parallel-jaw wooden clamps. Est. cost: $2 (for the 8" size).
FINE WOODWORKING #6 Spring 1977 pg. 10

How to make parallel-jaw woodworkers clamps. Use standard threaded rods and nuts sold in hardware stores. Requires no threading or tapping.
FINE WOODWORKING #7 Summer 1977 pg. 16

Wooden clamps. They are strong, handsome and cheap to make. How to make parallel-jaw woodworkers clamps. Features wooden screws as well as wooden jaws. Proper use of taps and dies to thread wood is covered, as well as a device to make your own dowels.
FINE WOODWORKING #8 Fall 1977 pg. 64
Correction FINE WOODWORKING #9 Winter 1977 pg. 12

Make a special rack to store C-clamps and parallel-jaw clamps.
FINE WOODWORKING #10 Spring 1978 pg. 18

Another design for all wood parallel-jaw clamps.
FINE WOODWORKING #10 Spring 1978 pg. 25

How to construct toolmaker's clamps. They are similar to a standard wooden clamp, but use fixed bearing surfaces in place of the left-handed rods and barrel-nuts. They are easier to make because they use standard hardware-store threaded rod.
FINE WOODWORKING #17 Jul-Aug 1979 pg. 13

Inexpensive parallel jaw woodworkers clamp uses only one threaded rod. Interchangable leather and wood end blocks replace the second threaded rod.
FINE WOODWORKING #25 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 23

Handscrews are made from scrap wood, nuts, and threaded rod. Two designs shown.
FINE WOODWORKING #63 Mar-Apr 1987 pg. 8

Make a temporary bench vise from two handscrews.
FINE WOODWORKING #88 May-Jun 1991 pg. 18

Tip on using two large handscrews as a temporary woodworking vise.
FINE WOODWORKING #106 May-Jun 1994 pg. 26

Workshop tricks the pros use when clamping. (1) Manipulating a handscrew. (2) Protective pads for C-clamps.
HOME MECHANIX #727 Nov 1988 (v.84) pg. 22

How to thread wood using commercially available taps and dies. Includes plans for making a set of wood clamps.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #553 Jun 1974 (v.70) pg. 74

Tools as art. How to make your own custom crafted wooden tools. Plans included for a jack plane, handscrew clamps, marking gauge, and mallet.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #639 Aug 1981 (v.77) pg. 60

Reproduce these antique tools in your shop. (1) Hand sander. (2) Bevel square. (3) Large compass. (4) Wooden clamp.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #675 Jul 1984 (v.80) pg. 62

Make your own quality handscrews.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1965 (v.124#5) pg. 194

Oversize parallel-bar clamp is built from two pieces of wood and two long threaded rods.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1989 (v.234#4) pg. 156

Reverse handscrew. Modify an old wooden parallel clamp so that it will exert force outward rather than inward. Use it to pry, wedge, jack, etc.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #56 Sep 1990 (v.10#2) pg. 10

Handscrews with jaws that open 6" or 8.5" are made from hardwood scrap for the chops and a kit of hardware.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #97 Jul 1997 (v.17#3) pg. 47

Homemade clamps made from oak wood and two carriage bolts. A 6" bolt gives a clamp capacity of 4.5".
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #54 Apr-May 1987 pg. 92

Low-cost gluing clamps (handscrew style) made from threaded rod, wing nuts, and lengths of square wooden stock.
SPORT AVIATION Mar 1992 (v.41#3) pg. 78

Tip: Protect handscrew clamp jaws from dried glue by coating with wax.
WOOD MAGAZINE #6 Aug 1985 (v.2#4) pg. 14

How to properly tighten handscrews (parallel clamps).
WOOD MAGAZINE #9 Feb 1986 (v.3#1) pg. 104

Tip: Apply sections of bicycle inner tube to the handles of handscrews to improve your grip.
WOOD MAGAZINE #24 Aug 1988 (v.5#4) pg. 16

Tip: Use a pair of large handscrews to secure a long board to the top of a workbench in the "on edge" position for planing, drilling, etc.
WOOD MAGAZINE #32 Dec 1989 (v.6#6) pg. 24

Collector's edition handscrew clamps. Build a beautiful 8" handscrew from walnut and maple. Decorate it with an inlaid brass emblem.
WOOD MAGAZINE #35 Jun 1990 (v.7#3) pg. 74
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #37 Sep 1990 (v.7#5) pg. 8

How to make helper blocks that extend pressure from handscrew clamps.
WOOD MAGAZINE #42 Apr 1991 (v.8#3) pg. 18

Slip-on for a handscrew clamp lets the lower jaw firmly grip a ribbed table (such as found on a drill press, band saw, etc.).
WOOD MAGAZINE #88 Jun 1996 (v.13#4) pg. 20

A combination spar clamp and handscrew clamp is made from threaded rod, wing nuts, and hardwood. Est. cost: $4.
WOODENBOAT #102 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 38

Tip: Use a combination of handscrews and pipe clamps when gluing irregular shapes (such as curved legs to a turned upright).
WOODSMITH #28 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 3

Cramping style. Part 3. Making fixed size and adjustable "handscrew" clamps.
WOODWORKER #1081 Dec 1983 (v.87) pg. 763

Cramping style. Part 5. Handy handscrews. How to make your own workshop clamps.
WOODWORKER #1083 Feb 1984 (v.88) pg. 92

Cramping style. Part 6. Making an improved handscrew and a bench holdfast.
WOODWORKER #1084 Mar 1984 (v.88) pg. 181
Added Info WOODWORKER #1098 May 1985 (v.89) pg. 400

How to make your own handscrews. Some metalworking required to drill and tap the steel inserts. Jaws and handles are made from wood. Dimensions shown for a 10" clamp.
WOODWORKER Apr 1989 (v.93#4) pg. 329
Added Info WOODWORKER Jun 1989 (v.93#6) pg. 584

Two shop built variations of handscrew clamps are made from hardwood, threaded rod, nuts and washers.
WOODWORKER Oct 1989 (v.93#10) pg. 944

Workshop-made clamps. Two styles of handscrews (plain clamp and fillet clamp) are made from wood, tee nuts, threaded rod, wing nuts and washers. No metalworking skills required.
WOODWORKER May 1994 (v.98#5) pg. 77

Improved shooting board for planing end grain using a router. Also includes instructions for making small handscrews for use with the shooting board.
WOODWORKER Jul 1994 (v.98#7) pg. 77

Shop-built handscrew uses lag screws instead of threaded rod to make parallel clamps.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1981 (v.5#2) pg. 28

Shop made handscrews require cutting screw threads in wood.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 54

Small dowels fitted into holes drilled through handscrew-clamp handles act as levers when tightening the clamps.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1997 (v.21#5) pg. 10

Tip on making custom clamps from scrap wood and threaded rod where light clamping pressure is needed, but regular clamps won't fit.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1998 (v.22#1) pg. 9

How to cut wood threads. Includes plans for nutcracker cup, all wood clamps and a set of oversize nuts and bolts.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1970 (v.26#3) pg. 26

How to make a set of handscrews.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1978 (v.34#3) pg. 68

Dimensions and ideas for making parallel jaw wooden clamps.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1982 (v.38#3) pg. 9

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