These clamps are similar to the old hartford cast iron miter clamps but with a few twists. Has made for many years miter clamps that i have used on our jobs to clamp the corners of casings after glue up with biscuit joinery.
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Clam clamps vs hartford clamps. The stuff will fail. This 62 is a one of a kind miter clamp. In this video learn how clam clamps are the fastest way to get the tightest miters.
I use hartford 62 miter clamps. Hartford 62 miter clamp. If you dont like 2p 10 due to the minimal working time just dont spray the activator and it gives you more working time.
The hartford clamp works just as. Clams biscuits and titebond will last for many many years. The hartford miter clamp is the only clamp that allows you to hold the joint tight after installation.
Ive been using clam clamps to protect against miters opening after the heat comes on in the winter. This topic contains 19 replies has 14 voices and was last. Miter clamps are great and i agree while pricy definitely worth the investment.
I dont even use 2p 10 any longer. The bitterness of poor quality is remembered long after the sweetness of low price has faded from memory. There is no comparison using 2p 10 vs biscuits titebond and clam clamps.
I have 6 of the hartford miter clamps they are nice but i think if i did it again i would go for the clam clamps. I saw how well the hartford worked he said and basically decided i could make it work better it didnt take long for chestnut to produce his own version the clam clamp. Sneaking up on tight miter joints can be one of the most time consuming and frustrating parts of trimming out a door built in or window.
The hartford clamp saying is we put the squeeze on your 90 degrees. Has anyone use the chestnut clamp or the hartford 62 he mentions. Home topics power tools pneumatic tools hand tools and all things tools hand tools miter clamp.
Clam clamps or hartford clamps. Miter clamps clam clamps read 9591 times 0 members and 1 guest are viewing this topic. Clam clamps are manufactured in the us.
The hartford clamp co. Chestnut builds the 2 14 pound clamps from stainless steel and solid brass so they wont rust and wont wear out. If you have ever trimmed a door or window casing you know that the joint can separate even if you glue and biscuit.
In this video learn how clam clamps are the fastest way to get the tightest miters. From stainless steel and brass and most of the machining is done by jim so they dont rust and they dont. But they are pretty much the same price as the clam clamps.
Pre assembling casing with clam clamps and without a full size table. Manufactured by a local company in hartford connecticut our customers at our waterbury store just come in and ask for it by name. Thanks for sharing kurt when i saw clam clamps i thought of those corrugated clips that get.
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