Surviving U S Made Woodworking Clamps Clamp Care
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Responding to my post last week on the demise of woodworking clamps made in the U.S., a few readers pointed out that the well has not completely dried out.Yes, we have probably lost the big names in casting, forging and milling of clamps, but a few smaller manufacturers have survived, in addition to new makers who have released some interesting stuff in the last few years.
A few years ago we bought a 10' Milwaukee Tool and Equipment Co.woodworking bench vise.This is a really strong work horse, reliable and impressive that is used by our students day after day.Milwaukee Tool and Equipment Co.
- not to be confused with the Milwaukee that makes electric, battery powered and other tools - is making vises for both metalworking and woodworking, they also make C-clamps and have been in business for more than a century.
As far as I know the only woodworking supplier who carries their vises online is Tools for Working Wood.To find out about their entire line of vises and other clamping tools check their website.Dubuque Clamp Works makes its Universal Bar Clamps in the USA.
These are medium-duty bar clamps made from aluminum.I have two...