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2910RE: [MedievalSawdust] Random Advice for the Spouse, Housemate, or Parent of A Woodworking Newbie

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  • C N Schwartz
    Sep 3, 2004
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      Handscrews and large 'bar' clamps. To start, make this:

      http://www.diydata.com/tool/clamps/hand.jpg

      Need any tips? It's 4 pieces. 2 screws, 2 jaws.

      In this picture, top left over size hole, top right threaded hole, bottom
      left threaded hole, bottom right just a dimple.



      -----Original Message-----
      From: James W. Pratt, Jr. [mailto:cunning@...]
      Sent: Friday, September 03, 2004 5:15 PM
      To: medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [MedievalSawdust] Random Advice for the Spouse, Housemate,
      or Parent of A Woodworking Newbie



      OK you opened the can... I have a 3/4 wood tap, die and plenty of scrap
      wood. What's next?

      James Cunningham
      Worm Herder

      >
      > Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he eats
      > for a lifetime....
      >
      > Give a man clamps and he glues for a small project. Give a man a tap and
      > die for 5/8th inch wood thread and he'll bury himself in homemade clamps
      > made out of scrap wood.....
      >
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      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Bill McNutt [mailto:mcnutt@...]
      > Sent: Friday, September 03, 2004 3:21 PM
      > To: medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [MedievalSawdust] Random Advice for the Spouse, Housemate, or
      > Parent of A Woodworking Newbie
      >
      >
      > Congratulations! Now that your child or significant other has become a
      > woodworker, you have a cheap, simple, and easy out for the gift-giving
      > season.
      >
      > I've got one word for you: clamps.
      >
      > How many clamps can one woodworker need, you ask? The answer: more. No
      > matter how many you think they have, they can use more.
      >
      > Here is some jargon to get you started: bar clamps, pipe clamps,
      > c-clamps, spring-clamps, I-beam clamps, wooden clamps, Jorgensen clamps.
      >
      > Go to a hardware store or woodworking shop and pick any of those.
      > Always buy clamps in pairs.
      >
      > Clamps can never be the wrong size, wrong color, too cheap, or too
      > expensive. No matter which ones you buy, I promise you, your woodworker
      > will use them.
      >
      > Will
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