When you need to clamp something that’s 5′ wide, and your longest clamp has a capacity of 4′, you’re faced with a bit of a dilemma. But there are solutions other than buying longer clamps.
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In this video I answer questions like “How flat is flat enough?”, “What angle do you hone a mortise chisel?”, and I talk about options for saw filing vises.
On today’s show, I discuss making a flag case, maintaining a wax finish, saw vises, non-yellowing finishes, and dovetailing details.
On today’s show, I discuss workbench vises, four squaring lumber with hand planes, insulating basement walls, preventing sagging bookshelves, and shooting boards and planes.
Out of all of the tools and appliances we use in our modern shops, none brings out the hoarder in all of us quite like the humble clamp.