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Clamping & Gluing

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


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

Quick Tips: Glue to the Rescue

Glue tips for a better shop experience. Read More

The Essential Clamps Every Woodworker Needs

It is easy to see how you can spend a small fortune outfitting your shop with clamps. The nice thing … Read More

Build Your Own Cam Clamps

With just a few, small pieces of wood and some inexpensive hardware you can make your own special-purpose clamps like … Read More

Glue Bottle Storage Rack

This rack lets you take control of a sticky situation. Read More

Shop-Made Toggle Clamp

Toggle clamps come in handy for securing a workpiece to a jig, sled, or tool table (like a drill press). … Read More

Clever Shop-Made Edging 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

Locking Pipe Clamp Stands

These stands partner with the T-track in my workbench to provide a stable lift for my pipe clamps. Read More

Small Parts Vise

This vise will let you get a grip on all sorts of shapes. All it takes is some wood scraps, … Read More

Making An Edge-Grain Top

Gluing up a wide lamination for a worksurface might seem like a daunting task, but it’s just a matter of … Read More

Choosing And Using Super Glues

Cyanoacrylate is the perfect solution for many shop projects and woodworking challenges. Read More

Adhesives 101 for Woodworkers

Choosing the right adhesive for your projects will help make sure they last a lifetime. Read More

5 Tips For Gluing Up A Panel

Straight boards and matching grain pattern will get you on your way to a great-looking panel. Here are a few … Read More

7 Must-Have Shop Clamps

The old saying, "You can never have too many clamps," is true. But making sure you have the right ones … Read More

“Outside The Box” Clamping Tricks

Sometimes, clamping up an assembly requires a little bit of creative thinking. But there's always a way to get the … Read More