Friday, January 11, 2013

Another DIY Project: Side Clamps for your Work Bench

If you pay attention to the Hubpages widget in the right column, you'd have seen a new article pop in there. I made a new woodworking bench a few weeks ago, but it seemed lacking without these clamps. They are great, combined with bench stops, to hold a piece of lumber and give full access to the surface for sanding or planing. A lot of the lumber here in the Tropics is rough sawn, so planing is necessary if you're making a project that needs that finished look.

DIY side clamp
Homemade bench side clamp from the junk box

Go check out all the details on making your own in the Hubpages article.

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