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Viking clamps.

I was in Denmark for 14 days in Oct. for my sons Masters graduation. During that time I took time out to visit Mads. His shop is like a museum. There is stuff everywhere, some of it old, some of it new, but made from old ideas. I have made...

Clamp rack for 150 clamps

I have about 200 clamps for furniture making. This rack will hold about 150 of them. I has four 600lb casters, which it uses about 1200lbs of it.

clamps on the Internet... lol

Found this humorous on the Internet but I have this guy beat. Lol

Chevalet #1: Saw clamps

I started building a chevalet. I want to thank Paul (aka shipwright) and Mike for their help. Downloaded the Sketch up drawing made by Paul. Below pictures of making the saw clamps. Thanks for watching

clamp shopping

Lol bought 8 more clamps today. Jorgensen medium duty 6" F style at $4.44 each. I don’t think I’ll ever be done buying clamps. Lol I know my french cleat system on my work bench is going to be full. I think I’ll move most of the stuff...

Workshop Tour

It seems that workshop postings have slowed down considerably since Steve posted his. I can’t compete with his, but I’ll show (parts of) our workshop anyway. The main portion of our shop is on the lower level. I chose to utilize the space...

New Tools

Well I ordered a few new tools that is going to add 100% to my work. Its not everything I wanted but its a start. They are items that have been on my priority list. Well June 2nd is my 47th birthday and we are having a...

Cost of tools

You know as a seasoned woodworker, for three decades, I just can’t believe how the cost of woodworking tools have gone up. I have a list of hand tools I really would like for the shop ig. clamps, turning tools, new lathe chuck, drill bits Etc.....

Work Bench Build #15: Update

Here’s another ten items finished, only about a dozen to go. Roubo Work Bench “to do,” list and, assembly order. ^ ^ equals completed work. ^ ^ ^ ^ Clean and dust workshop. ^ ^ ^ ^ Research styles and types...

Swivel Clamp Rack

Swivel Clamp Rack Wall space is always at a premium in even the largest shops so the less room you have to occupy to accomplish your clamp storage issues the better. This clamp rack is meant to be wall mounted, high enough to accommodate your...