Picture Perfect Clamps
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Synopsis: A clamp won't solve problems of bad geometry, but if the math adds up, a good clamp should accurately position stock and firmly close the joint, writes Anatole Burkin of Fine Woodworking.Nothing is more maddening than trying to get by with a clamp that won't bring a joint home or won't hold it securely while the glue sets.
Here, he analyzes 20 miter-clamping devices and describes 16 of the winners and why they succeed.He assesses ease and precision of alignment, ergonomics, and pressure exerted (measured by using a feeler gauge in a joint and tightening the clamp).
He rates the clamps as light, medium, or heavy duty, depending on their grip strength, and he gauges their overall performance...