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Tool News - Rockler Picture Frame Clamp


Rockler Woodworking and Hardware recently introduced its new Miter Tight Picture Frame Clamp, offering an innovative approach to clamping picture frames. Getting perfectly aligned miters on picture frames has always been a challenge. No matter how carefully one cuts the 45 degree angles on frame stock, there is always some minute variance to deal with when it's time to assemble the frame. This can be caused by slight inaccuracies in the tools used to cut the miters, or by movement within the wood itself.

Fortunately, Rockler has developed a tool that allows users to adjust the miter angle by up to 1 degree while clamping. This clamp uses spring-loaded jaws that pull the joint together as it is tightened, applying direct pressure on the miter. And knobs on either side of the joint allow micro-level adjustment to keep the miter joint flush and tight. The clamp works with frame stock from 5/8" to 2-7/8" wide.

More information is available here.