Demise Of U S Clamp Makers A Defense Of Hardware Hoarding
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Our new Harbor Freight clamps.The topics of United States clamp manufacturing and hardware hoarding might seem unrelated, and many of you will certainly think that they deserve two separate entries.In this story, however, I will try to show you how they can be 'clamped' together quite successfully.
Recently I decided we needed to add a few more clamps to the woodworking program at school.I wish we could have bought some domestically made clamps, but because of reasons I will lay out below I had to consider alternatives.
When I moved to the United States almost 17 years ago, one could have purchased U.S.-made clamps from three surviving manufacturers: Pony, Wetzler and Hartford.In the last few years, both Wetzler and The Hartford Clamp Co.
went out of business.As for Pony (who also made Jorgensen clamps), I can't give you a definitive answer.But after recently reading that the parent company - Adjustable Clamp Co - got consolidated or changed ownership or something of the sort, I tried calling them to find out if my school could still place an order for replacement parts for our clamps and vises.
Unfortunately, I could not get an answer - so perhaps our...