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  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
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I can only assume that all of these are now made in China. PONY/Jorgensen: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00002...0DER&psc=1 And here are some that I assume were designed to look like the PO...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 9,117 02-22-2021, 01:03 AM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
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I did just let four pipe clamps go on Ebay because the condition and price didn't meet. https://www.ebay.com/p/659425895?iid=353369546055 For $15 each at Amazon.com I guess I can't complain. Dar...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 9,117 02-06-2021, 04:52 AM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
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(01-17-2021, 09:15 AM)fredhargis Wrote: Darren, of the three you linked, I think you'll be just fine with the third (the least expensive) one. The center link shows they've added a "foot" to the cla...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 9,117 01-20-2021, 03:24 PM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
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(01-16-2021, 03:32 PM)KC Wrote: I said Rockler Bigfoot earlier... it's actually SureFoot.   I've found them to be more 'square' than the Jorgensen Pony, and less 'finnicky' as to slippage on the pip...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 9,117 01-16-2021, 04:25 PM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
Post: RE: Question: Best Clamps

(01-11-2021, 05:53 AM)KC Wrote: the classic 3/4 for pipe is likley what the majority of folks use (that use pipe clamps).   I like the Rockler Bigfoot a little better. (01-11-2021, 10:24 AM)ez-duz...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 9,117 01-16-2021, 08:26 AM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
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Thanks everyone. After settling on a set of Pinch Dogs, four 36" Dubuque Aluminum Bar Clamps and four 12" Harbor Freight(Pittsburgh) Quick-Release Bar Clamps, I still haven't picked up any pipe clamp...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 9,117 01-11-2021, 02:04 AM
  0 Thread: Router or Rasp?
Post: RE: Router or Rasp?

(10-03-2020, 01:49 PM)handi Wrote: This was exactly what I was thinking. But shouldn't I use a 3/4" Radius Round Over Bowl Bit? (The one in that link has a 1/2" radius). Now, I see a lot of 3/4" r...
D_Harris Woodworking 10 1,850 10-11-2020, 04:15 AM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
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Thanks. Here on Staten Island there is a Lowes, Harbor Freight, and Home Depot a block from each other. I'll see what they have in the way of pipe clamps. Also, for a smaller drawer size project (ie...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 9,117 10-11-2020, 03:42 AM
  0 Thread: Router or Rasp?
Post: Router or Rasp?

I'm back to a project that I was originally going to tackle last year. My goal was to join two plywood pieces at 80 degrees, before covering with veneer. The problem I ran into was figuring out how t...
D_Harris Woodworking 10 1,850 09-28-2020, 10:09 AM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
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Thanks Everyone. At Harbor Freight I noticed that the stated size of a clamp isn't necessarily the actual maximum size work it would hold. Clamps can allow either just over or under the stated size. ...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 9,117 09-25-2020, 02:04 AM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
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Can anyone tell me if four to eight 12" clamps would be sufficient for my project? And what would be the recommended clamp-square size? (Four or eight inches?). Thanks. Darren Harris Staten Island, ...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 9,117 03-19-2020, 09:44 AM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
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(03-16-2020, 01:38 PM)rwe2156 Wrote: Speaking of Harbor Freight, the aluminum bar clamps are not bad, either.  I insert hardwood in the alumimum bar, and file off the edges of the sliders. ... You ...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 9,117 03-18-2020, 06:58 AM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
Post: RE: Question: Best Clamps

Thanks everyone. To elaborate, What I'm building is basically a floor cabinet with two doors in the front enclosing 12 "mailbox" compartments in 4 horizontal rows of 3, along with a hinged top sittin...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 9,117 03-18-2020, 06:57 AM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
Post: Question: Best Clamps

There seem to be many types of clamps, but I need to build a cabinet with two hinged doors and was hoping to get recommendations from the experts on their go-to clamps for general woodworking. The si...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 9,117 03-15-2020, 05:54 PM
  0 Thread: Veneer
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Ok. Would laminate be a better choice? And if so, does it come in thin enough sheets for my purposes? Thanks. Darren Harris Staten Island, New York.
D_Harris Woodworking 7 2,614 03-04-2019, 04:28 PM
  0 Thread: Veneer
Post: RE: Veneer

(02-28-2019, 09:16 AM)brianwelch Wrote: There are a number of reasonably priced sellers on the 'Bay... But what would be considered the ideal thickness for my application? Thanks. Darren Harris S...
D_Harris Woodworking 7 2,614 03-01-2019, 04:34 PM
  0 Thread: Veneer
Post: Veneer

After edge-joining plywood at an angle I need to round off the sharp corner and  then cover the entire piece in veneer. I don't know if it would add any kind of support, but the important thing is to ...
D_Harris Woodworking 7 2,614 02-27-2019, 04:58 PM
  0 Thread: Cutting a Centered Slot
Post: RE: Cutting a Centered Slot

(12-07-2017, 10:17 AM)kurt18947 Wrote: One other thought. Is the clamp on your Bosch Colt pretty snug? Some people use them a little loose so they can use the fine depth adjustment wheel. The motor ...
D_Harris Woodworking Power Tools 29 13,016 12-08-2017, 04:43 PM
  0 Thread: Accurate Edge Angles
Post: RE: Accurate Edge Angles

(12-08-2017, 09:41 AM)s9plus20 Wrote: The table saw is a MUCH better option.  Also a table saw SHOULD be the quietest of the 3 (table saw, router, skill saw) as they usually use an induction motor...
D_Harris Woodworking Power Tools 35 18,615 12-08-2017, 04:39 PM
  0 Thread: Accurate Edge Angles
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(12-06-2017, 07:04 PM)Richard D. Wrote: So with all the questions you have asked here in the last two years.....You haven't started working on anything because you have more questions that can only ...
D_Harris Woodworking Power Tools 35 18,615 12-07-2017, 04:47 PM

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