Tag Archives: Clamping

Golden Spirals and Ever Evolving Workbench Designs

Some of you might recall how back in January, I’d published a 3D model for a workbench I’d been considering building. Its benchtop featured a highly flexible clamping system comprised of Kreg Klamp Traks. The basic idea was to have … Continue reading

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Golden Ratio Bench With Inset Vises

Here’s an enhancement to my Golden Ratio workbench design that incorporates several Veritas Inset Vises into the bench top: My objective here is to get the same functionality as traditional woodworking vises, but without an obtrusive attachment at the bench … Continue reading

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Golden Ratio Bench: Complete Design in SketchUp

This morning, I finished designing the frame for my Golden Ratio clamping/assembly workbench, using Google SketchUp. Here’s the design of the frame: I’d published an initial design of the bench top itself just a few weeks ago. At that time, it … Continue reading

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Kreg Klamp Trak Delivery

My Kreg Klamp Trak® order finally arrived today. Consisting of four 333/4” sections, this was the only specialized item I needed for my golden ratio clamping table. Everything else I already have, or otherwise could readily obtain from the local … Continue reading

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Golden Ratio Benchtop Design in SketchUp

Yesterday, I drew a 3D design of the benchtop of my golden ratio clamping/assembly bench, which I’d introduced in a previous post as a jig I’m going to use for historic window repair. Using Google SketchUp, I translated my earlier … Continue reading

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Golden Ratio Assembly Bench

Yesterday, I sketched a design for a clamping/glue-up/assembly workbench. My inspiration for its basic form came from an article in Fine Homebuilding I’d read a few years ago, where a cabinet maker described a temporary workbench he’d constructed in his … Continue reading

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