Registered: 1375274042 Posts: 14
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For the last 20 years I have struggled with workpiece holdown methods.
I have used vertical clamps, horizontal clamps, vacuum, screws and double sided tape. I am still looking for the optimum method.
What are your favorite workpiece hold down methods?
Registered: 1373717745 Posts: 16
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I have only used one method. I cut pockets all over my sacrifice board and inserted t-tracks and use the clamps that I got from Rockler. I elevate the work piece on rubber gasket material so when you do the profile cut out, It doesn't cut to deep into the sacrifice board. So far it works fine.
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Registered: 1373645087 Posts: 96
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We use vacuum in our shop exclusively with no problem. It is a very powerful vacuum that works well.
-grampa dan __________________ Dan Sawatzky
Sawatzky's Imagination Corporation