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  • Get It Dead Square

    by AW-Editor     Thursday, May 8, 2008
    Assembling projects perfectly square can be a challenge. The more parts you have, the more complicated it gets. Having a set of 3D Squares, $50 for four, is like having your woodworking buddy in the shop to help you. Just clamp the squares to each part...
  • Bessey K Body Clamp Extender

    by AW-Editor     Sunday, May 11, 2008
    The K Body Extender is the latest accessory designed for the original parallel jaw clamp. It's one of those great ideas that leave you wondering, “Why didn't anyone think of this before?” The Extender allows you to combine two clamps...
  • New Parallel Jaw Clamp

    by AW-Editor     Sunday, May 11, 2008
    Irwin tools has expanded its stable of innovative clamps with the introduction of the Quick-Grip Parallel Jaw Clamp. Parallel jaw clamps are favored amongst woodworkers for clamping boxes, frames and solid edge glue-ups. The Quick Grip parallel jaw clamps...
  • Quick-Acting Clamps

    by AW-Editor     Friday, September 5, 2008
    It's hard to beat the convenience of a quick-acting clamp that you can grab, squeeze and tighten—all with one hand. The new Multi-Grip Clamps from Wilton have entered the clamping arena, and their competitive prices are putting the squeeze on...
  • Tool News - Irwin Quick-Grip XP600

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, January 22, 2009
    Irwin just announced the upgraded one-handed bar clamp, the Quick-Grip XP600. The XP600 has an I-beam bar that delivers up to 600 lbs. of hold force, perfect for bigger assembly jobs. The new adjustable foot allows the XP600 to rest upright on the work...
  • Tool News - Jorgensen ISD3 Clamps

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, May 7, 2009
    Jorgensen recently introduced the ISD3 clamp. By itself it’s a very configurable and useful bar clamp that’s lightweight, yet strong. Just squeeze the handle to increase clamping pressure and click the trigger to release it. The foot can be...
  • Tool News - Jorgensen Lever Clamp

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, October 27, 2008
    Jorgensen recently released a new bar clamp, the Lever Clamp. The Lever Clamp comes in 6” and 12” capacities and is perfect for assembly work. Adjusting the lightweight clamp is quick and easy, and stands on its own. Strength isn’t sacrificed...
  • Tool News - Jorgensen Gear Clamp

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, October 27, 2008
    Jorgensen's Gear Clamp recently hit the market, and it features a newly-designed clamping head. The ratcheting action of the lever is solid and won’t slip, and a push-button release makes removal a snap. It also stands on its own, making it...
  • Tool News - Bessey EZS Clamps

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, June 1, 2009
    Bessey just announced a new offering in the one-handed clamping market, their EZS Clamp. They're available in five sizes, with clamping areas from 6" to 24". In addtion to the 445 lbs. of clamping force that the manufacturer claims, these...
  • Tool News - Rockler Picture Frame Clamp

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, March 9, 2010
    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...
  • Tool News - Bessey DKX DuoKlamp Extender

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    The BESSEY® DKX DuoKlamp Extender is an accessory for the Bessey DuoKlamp (6” – 24” lengths, 260 lbs clamping force, large jaws). The jaws of the DuoKlamp fit over a pair of jaw faces on the DKX unit and, in effect, extend the reach...
  • Smaller Parallel-Jaw Clamps

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Bessey’s UniKlamps are a smaller, lighter-weight version of their innovative K-Body parallel-jaw clamps. UniKlamps have 3-in. jaw capacity and come in 6-, 12- and 18-in. lengths. K-body clamps have 3-1/2-in. jaws and range in length from 12 in....
  • Well-Equipped Shop - Jorgenson Gear Clamp, Lever Clamp and ISD3 Expandable Clamp

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, July 19, 2010
    Bar Clamp Trio Jorgenson recently introduced a trio of newly designed bar clamps. The Lever Clamp comes in 6” and 12” capacities and is perfect for assembly work, where a lightweight, quickly adjustable clamp can make things so much easier...
  • Well-Equipped Shop - Box Joint Cauls

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    Box Joint Cauls Gluing up box joints isn’t an easy task. Clamping across the middle of a box may seem like the best method, but this can cause the sides to bow, leaving gaps between the fingers. Rockler’s solution is to use stepped cauls that...
  • Tool News - Clamp Edge

    by American Woodworker Editors     Friday, April 22, 2011
    Clamp Edge BORA Clamp Edge tool guides provide accurate cutting and versatility for jobsite tools. BORA™, a product division of Affinity Tool Works, offers its Clamp Edge™ line of straight edge tool guides. By providing a solution for straight...