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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 04-25-2015, 03:44 PM Thread Starter
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Rockler has a new set of clamps for gluing banding on plywood. They are nothing more than spring clamps with a piece of rubber band attached. They cost close to $20 a pair not including shipping or tax. I liked the idea but not the cost. I have spring clamps bought at a flea market $1.50 each. The clamps pads are easily removed and I placed a small piece of an old band saw tire (a piece if inter- tube would also work) under the pads and reattached them to the clamps, I have used them twice to glue banding to plywood and they work great. My four banding clamps cost $6 as opposed to $40 + from Rockler. Just thought I would pass this on for whatever it may be worth.
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Welcome and thanks for posting! Very handy!
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Excellent idea. I saw those Rockler clamps and my very first thought was how overpriced they were.

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I did the same thing with a old bike inner tube and some spring clamps. Look out Rockler you may be over priceing your products!
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I've worked around those kind of clamps by using welders clamps and heavy rubber bands. I like the idea of using a innertube...

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