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Old 03-19-2012, 01:27 AM
rutager rutager is offline
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Default Clamping Up Inlay Sticks.


Finally after many years of wanting some Bowclamps, I talked Craig into selling me some. The first glue up that I tried was using them to keep my sticks of inlay from buckling up when I clamp them together with threaded rod and blocks of MDF. I put the clamping jig and inlay on a platten of melamine and then place another melamine board on top of the inlay, but within the clamping jig so I can tighten the jig and apply squeezing pressure to keep the inlay pieces from buckling and flying all over. I normally would use "K" body clamps for squeezing, this time I tried Bowclamps with great success. As you can see from the pictures, I used my extra two clamps to elevate the platten so the "F" clamps could clear.
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