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    Hand Screw Clamps

    I needed some clamps able to clamp irregular shapes so I made these. This type of clamp requires both right and left hand threads. The most difficult part of the project was tapping and dieing (is this a word?) the left hand threads. I have seen other small clamps being made on youtube but they get around using left hand threads by using nuts or copying the machinists clamp.

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    Thanks Guy Gadois ! We've added your Hand Screw Clamps to our Clamps category,
    as well as to your builder page: Guy Gadois 's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    They look great! Nice job.

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    Fantastic! I originally thought that you had full size clamps there but then did a double take and noticed that they are in the palm of your hand. Well done.

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    It would be nice to get a little bit more info. What did you do for the tap and dies? Did you buy them, make them or turn the thread on a lathe? It is a very beautiful job you did on them and I can see how handy they might be.

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    Thank you all for your very kind comments.

    In response to ncollar's question, I purchased the right and left hand taps and dies from www.victornet.com/‎.

    Cheers, Guy
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