Shopmade corner clamps for boxes


Article Image Underneath most circumstances a mitered field can
be efficiently glued and clamped utilizing rubber bands or plastic
packaging tape to drag the corners tight. However there are occasions
when further clamping strain is required. Two units of those
clamps is the right answer. You should buy costlier miter
clamps from quite a lot of sources, however these are inexpensive
and extra satisfying, since you made them your self. Begin by
slicing the blocks to size, after which use a Forstner bit to
counterbore the shorter blocks for the hex nuts. Now drill
by all of the blocks for the lengthy threaded rods. Use epoxy to
repair the hex nuts within the counterbores and let the glue dry earlier than
gluing the quick blocks to the lengthy ones with 1⁄Eight-in. birch
plywood as proven. The 1⁄Four-in. threaded rod is offered at most
shops. Use a hacksaw to chop it to size, and gently
grind or file a chamfer on the ends in order that they thread simply into
the nuts and knobs. I reduce the rods roughly 12 in. lengthy, and use
threaded coupler nuts to affix rods for further size. The plastic
knobs can be found on-line for about $1 apiece. Get the sort…

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