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mikeyb2
04-08-2016, 05:11 AM
Something I should have done ages ago. Glued some cork to wood battens, hole saw, sanding and hey presto, 30 spool clamps.
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saltytri
04-08-2016, 05:22 AM
Very slick!

Pukulele Pete
04-08-2016, 05:24 AM
....and Bob's Your Uncle .

Timbuck
04-08-2016, 06:38 AM
Whats them for :confused:

mikeyb2
04-08-2016, 10:52 AM
Whats them for :confused:
to be honest Ken, a friend of mine gave me an unfinished Hosco soprano kit, which he had trouble getting the thing to fit together. He asked me if I could finish it. The top is already glued on and trimmed but the sides and back have gone out of shape, so I've applied a bit of heat from the iron and clamped it back into shape. Knowing the spool clamps would be useful for future projects, I decided to make them for finishing this kit.

Titchtheclown
04-08-2016, 10:57 AM
if I'm not mistaken thems is spool clamps fer clampin spools. Either that or clamps made from spools like what thead came on when i was a lad. I believe some people use them to clamp tops and bottoms on musical instruments.

As an asside Paul Sellers latest YouTube videos is on making cam clamps.