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Clamp Basics

Clamps are essential workshop tools for holding wood in position. It's useful to have a collection of clamps on hand for common tasks.

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c clamps can be used for various sized projects
Photo 1 of 6C-clamps can be used for various-sized projects.

C-Clamps(1 of 6)

C-clamps come in a variety of sizes. When clamping softwood or other fragile material, attach some type of padding to both ends of the clamps to prevent them from marring the wood.

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