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Clamping & Gluing

These useful clamping and gluing tricks can help you avoid sticky situations.


Surgical Tube Clamp

Surgical Tube Clamp

Common clamps don't always work to put the squeeze on odd-shaped parts, so here is an easy solution for awkward … Read More

Secrets to Square Assemblies

Secrets to Square Assemblies

Use these tips and techniques to build better cases that are square and straight. Read More

Shop-Made Vise Makes Clamping Miters a Snap!

Shop-Made Vise Makes Clamping Miters a Snap!

Miter joints are some of the toughest joints to glue up, but this shop-made vise makes assembling miters as easy … Read More

Shop-made Glue Dispenser

Shop-made Glue Dispenser

This little set up will help keep the glue up process nice and tidy Read More

Extend A Clamp

Extend A Clamp

Going the extra distance with the clamps you have is an option that all wood shops should embrace. Read More

Edge Banding Helper

Edge Banding Helper

These simple holders help you tackle the task of edge banding plywood panels. Best of all they're made with parts … Read More

Woodworking Tip: Shop-made Frame Clamp

Woodworking Tip: Shop-made Frame Clamp

Mitered frames have a clean look and a timeless appeal. But as a woodworker, they can sometimes be a pain … Read More

Locking Pipe Clamp Stands

Locking Pipe Clamp Stands

Pipe clamps are a great option for getting clamps in various sizes. If you've ever set up pipe clamps before … Read More

Clamp Handle Hand Grip

Clamp Handle Hand Grip

A helpful addition to your shop clamps. Read More

Shop-Built Bar Clamp Extensions

Shop-Built Bar Clamp Extensions

Bar clamps are a staple in the shop. However, there's some times where you simply need a longer clamp. Here, … Read More

Easy Edge Banding Clamp

Easy Edge Banding Clamp

When you run out of regular clamps spring clamps can step in for jobs like edge banding. Read More

Make Your Own Specialty Deep Reach Clamps!

Make Your Own Specialty Deep Reach Clamps!

You don't have to be woodworking very long before you run into situations where ordinary bar clamps just won't get … Read More

A Better Way to Glue Up Thin Wood Panels

A Better Way to Glue Up Thin Wood Panels

Gluing up panels is an essential skill. However, when the pieces get thinner, the normal techniques don't often work as … Read More

Quick Tips Vol. 5

Quick Tips Vol. 5

A couple of tips that help you out around the shop. The kind of tips that make project building a … Read More

Adjustable Bench Dogs

Adjustable Bench Dogs

Having options for holding workpieces on the surface of your bench is always good. This simple block earns its keep … Read More