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Parallel Clamp

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Parallel ClampParallel clamp made of willowThese are my favourite types of clamps with astounding clamping power, always fanied trying to make one from scratch.Feel free to comment / criticisestep by step pictures of the full build here.Pics
1) Finished clamp
2) Splitting the willow log
3) Roughing out the dowels
4) Cutting the threads
5) Finished parts
6) Tools used (Also a small sledgehammer and cold chisel for splitting)



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When a tree split and crashed into my house

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When a tree split and crashed into my houseThree years ago a 60 foot elm tree (I think) cracked off 20 feet up and crashed into my bedroom window in an early February storm.
The tree had to be taken down and I asked the tree removal guys for three slabs from the trunk.
I had to flatten them from the chain sawing of course after three years of air drying in my shed. Had them on edge and stickered of sorts.
After flattening and sanding I sealed them and then epoxy coated them with marine grade epoxy.
Intended to be deck side tables.
This one didn't crack. The other two are getting bow tie inlays to help stabilize them. That's the next project.
Didn't know the truck was heart shaped



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Precision Drill Press Table

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For accurate drilling, build an engineered table. Did you know that most drill press tables are made for metalworking? Woodworkers need a better table: it should have a broad surface, an easily adjustable fence with a stop, hold-downs, and replaceable …Source

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