June 9, 2012
Wooden Bar Clamp II
This design takes the lessons learned from mistakes made on my previous "red" model, and the result is a much better and more robust clamp.
This article is short, with the bulk of the exposition for this project found in this video:
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As well, I have worked up a very detailed building plan that is available here:
Wooden Bar Clamp V2
It has all of the details to build your own.You will need to download and install SketchUp to view these plans. SketchUp is free and available here:
Dimensioned parts drawings and assembly drawings, very similar to the plans found in the "Plans And Products" section, except this one is free.
It's saying thanks to those who keep coming back to this site.
Three of a kind:
The best, in my opinion, is still the one at the bottom. This new one can give it a run for its money, and is easier to build. It's a very capable performer and inexpensive to make, using less than 5' of 1" x 3" hardwood and some inexpensive hardware.
Thanks for reading,