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    Simple drill press clamp.

    Made this simple clamp from 25 mm x 25 mm square.

    Bends i did with my hydraulic press.

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    Screw head goes to T-groove.

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    It has a swivel on the middle so, when finger screw is tightened it presses other end against the work piece.


    Movable jaw is made from two same sized washers, with different sized holes that are weld together around the outer edge.

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    Both ends of the pipe is nuts, that are pressed inside it, and then weld together.

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    Tightening screw, and the one that connects washers to the pipe. Are tightened against each other inside the pipe, and secured with loctite 243.



    It can be used with my track- chop saw too.

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    Its shape doesn't block any uses of the saw.

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    Thanks Tuomas! We've added your Drill Press Clamp to our Clamps category,
    as well as to your builder page: Tuomas's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    Greetings from Canada Tuomas. That clamp is very well designed and elegant.

    Bob

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    Oh I am so going to "borrow" that idea!

    ...and remember, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

    Brian

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    Quote Originally Posted by Manitoba Man View Post
    Greetings from Canada Tuomas. That clamp is very well designed and elegant.

    Bob
    Thank you Bob.

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    Quote Originally Posted by that_other_guy View Post
    Oh I am so going to "borrow" that idea!

    ...and remember, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

    Brian
    I think its the idea of this forum. To get ideas to "borrow".
    So, that would be nice.


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