Tag Archives: clamps

Then Disaster Struck: Dining Table Repair

We had been eating around our new dining table for about week.  Then one afternoon my oldest daughter and I were sitting in the living room when we heard a tremendous crash from the dining room.  We ran out to … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Clamp Minimalist

Whenever somebody on a forum asks, “how many clamps do you need?” the usual answer is, “just a few more than you have.” I have a confession to make: I have almost never felt that way. I am a clamp … Continue reading

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Tobacco Pipe Continued: Creative Work Holding

Have you ever tried looking online for step-by-step instructions for making a tobacco pipe by hand? I haven’t found much, myself. Certainly nothing that gives suggestions for working primarily with hand tools. Most professional and semi-professional pipe makers use powered … Continue reading

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