I need some miter clamps for a table I'm planning. Clamps will need to
hold 1.5" thick x 5" wide boards @ 45 degs. Since I will only be
joining 2 such boards at a time (not 4, like a picture frame) the strap
type clamps won't work. I can't seem to find anything capable of
accommodating such wide stock. I saw these
http://www.woodcraft.com/family.aspx?FamilyIDD84 , more of just a
precision angle bracket used with clamps, which I already have. Anyone
have experience with these, or have any recommendations for other miter
clamps capable of holding 5" wide stock?
> I need some miter clamps for a table I'm planning. Clamps will
> hold 1.5" thick x 5" wide boards @ 45 degs. Since I will only be
> joining 2 such boards at a time (not 4, like a picture frame) the
> type clamps won't work.
Use some 1/2" CDX and some 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" cleats temporially fastened
to it to build a jig that will allow you to use standard bar clamps.
What about cutting a 3rd piece from scrap with 45 degree angles on
either end then use a strap clamp?
This could be made fairly easily
One of my mags had a 'clamping table' a few years back. It was a piece
of 3/4 sheet good with lots of holes drilled (1" maybe) evenly spaced
then backed with 1/2 ply. You could then clamp thing by sticking
dowels in the holes where needed and tightening things up with wedges.
Similar to some of the other ideas but could be used over & over for
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