Tag Archives: quick clamps

Glueing broken plane tote

One of the wooden planes in my recent eBay purchase was broken in transit, with a clean break in the tote: As with last time I glued a tote I’ve used weatherproof glue so I don’t need to worry about … Continue reading

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More open clamp surgery

I got quite lucky the first time I broke one of my Task-tools quick clamps, as it didn’t break in a particularly critical place and I was able to support the glued part by gluing it to the surrounding body … Continue reading

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More clamps, and other purchases

I noticed yesterday that one of my local tool shops had some Irwin quick clamps and mini quick clamps at reduced prices. I ended up getting two of the quick clamps and two of the mini quick clamps, each with … Continue reading

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Open clamp surgery

I broke one of my quick clamps yesterday when I was clamping a piece of MDF to one of my folding workbenches. As I was squeezing the “trigger” it suddenly went slack and wouldn’t spring open any more. I also … Continue reading

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Clamps!

Today the bar clamps arrived from Rutlands, so the full tally of clamps is: Six 60″ bar clamps Six 36″ bar clamps Four strap clamps Four G clamps Four quick clamps Six spring clamps Two 50″ guide clamps (one arrived … Continue reading

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First project – Bifold door – Part 2

Following on from Bifold door – Part 1 For a change I was able to get home from work at a decent hour on Monday so I made a little progress on the second section of the door. Having unclamped … Continue reading

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First project – Bifold door – Part 1

After much procrastination I’ve made a start on replacing the bathroom door of the new house with a bifold model. This will hopefully make entry to and exit from the bathroom a little easier (I had considered rehanging the door … Continue reading

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