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    Cotter clamps

    Securely clamping round objects can be tricky, but in this clip I make up cotter clamps, a useful technique that could be used in a range of applications.

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    Thanks Occasional machinist! We've added your Cotter Clamps to our Clamps category,
    as well as to your builder page: Occasional machinist's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:

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    Congratulations Occasional machinist - your Cotter Clamp is the Homemade Tool of the Week!

    This is a useful and carefully constructed little clamp.

    Some more good builds from this week:

    Lathe Speed Indicator by winkys workshop
    Lathe Dogs by Occasional machinist
    Rotary Encoder Mount by tonyfoale
    Large Fly Cutter by Toolmaker51
    Surveyor's Wheel by ercaneverything
    Drip Feed Oiler by AB-SHOP
    Rotary Table Chuck Mount by winkys workshop
    Quick Release Joint Guide by Didpoolhall
    Marking Gauge by e_m_maker
    Box Section Cutting Method by thehomeengineer

    Occasional machinist - you'll be receiving a $100 online gift card, in your choice of Amazon, PayPal, or bitcoin. Please PM me your current email address and gift card choice and I'll get it sent over right away.

    This is your 2nd Homemade Tool of the Week win. Here are both of your Homemade Tool of the Week winning tools. Congrats again

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