Woodworking Clamps Quick Start Guide

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CLAMP TYPES AND USES:

1. T-TRACK CLAMP

  • Fitted With A 5⁄16" T-Bolt That Inserts And Tightens Into Most 1⁄4" And 5⁄16" T-Track
  • Rotates 360° Allowing For A Wide Range Of Clamping Applications 
  • Adjustable Clamping Force And Thickness

USE FOR: Corner Clamping, Curved Clamping And More


2. BENCH CLAMP

  • Secures Workpieces By Evenly Distributing Clamping Force
  • Easily Adjustable To Material Thickness With Squeeze Of The Handles

USE FOR: Flush-Fitting Assemblies, Project Assembly, Routing, Cutting, Sanding, Drilling And More


3. TOGGLE CLAMPS (Shown) 

  • Adjustable Rubber Pressure Tips, Quick Clamping Action 
  • Provide Vertical, T-Handle, Low Silhouette And Straight Line Style Clamping

DOG CLAMP STYLES

  • Includes Aluminum Dog Peg That Inserts Into A Workbench Dog Hole
  • Maintains Clamping Pressure Regardless Of Material Thickness

USE FOR: Jigs, Tool Fixtures, Moveable Bases, Varying Shapes And Sizes

 

4. PARALLEL CLAMP

  • Enormous Clamping Force
  • Glue Up Panels
  • Case Construction

USE FOR: Gluing Projects, Assembly


5. F-STYLE CLAMP

  • Designed For A Wide Variety Of Clamping Tasks
  • Sliding Jaw Is Easily Adjusted For Different Sizes

USE FOR: Gluing Projects, Assembly


6. BAR CLAMP

  • Smaller Jaws Than A Parallel Clamp
  • Sits Upright And Well Balanced
  • Large Wing Type Knob For Good Clamping Pressure 

USE FOR: Panel Glue-Up


7. EDGE CLAMP

  • Increases Versatility Of Sliding Bar Clamps
  • Strong, Durable

USE FOR: Gluing Projects, Assembly


8. PANEL CLAMP

  • Maintains Even Pressure And Keeps All Narrow Components Aligned For A Flat Panel

USE FOR: Gluing Wide Panels Together

CLAMP TYPES AND USES:

1. HANDSCREW CLAMP

  • Deep Throat Provides A Broad Area Of Evenly Distributed Pressure Or Concentrated At One Point Of Contact
  • Durable Jaws Will Not Mar Work And Less Likely To Slip
  • Drawn Carbon Steel Screws Pivot To Allow The Jaws To Grip Nonparallel Surfaces

USE FOR: Cabinetmaking, Gluing And Assembly


2. CAM CLAMP

  • Lightweight, Producing 330 lbs. Of Pressure When Fully Cocked
  • Bar Is Made Of Spring Steel; Jaws Have A Cork Face To Prevent Marring And Staining

USE FOR: Furniture Restoration, Cabinets, Instruments And More


3. CORNER BAND CLAMP

  • Strap Fits Around Project With Four Variable Angle Pads
  • Applies Pressure Equally
  • Ratchet Action Mechanism

USE FOR: Picture Frames, Hexagon, Circular And Other Shaped Items


4. RUBBER BAND CLAMP

  • Extra Thick And Wide Bands Provide Clamping Pressure While Distributing It Over A Large Area

USE FOR: Boxes, Small Projects, Chairs Or Any Odd Shaped Clamping Job


5. PIPE CLAMP

  • Stabilizes And Elevates Your Workpiece
  • Long Legs Allow Your Project To Be Raised Off The Work Surface So Tightening Is Easier

USE FOR: Panel Glue-Up And Case Assemblies


6. 4-WAY PRESSURE CLAMP

  • Allows For Equal Pressure To Be Applied From All Four Directions

USE FOR: Gluing Tabletops, Shelving, Veneer And Laminates


7. CABINETRY CLAMP

  • Designed To Combine Multiple Steps Of Face Frame Cabinet Installation Into One Easy Process
  • Holds Individual Cabinet Edges Together While Keeping The Faces Along The Joint Flush

USE FOR: Cabinetry

CLAMP TYPES AND USES:

1. QUICK BAR CLAMP

  • Quickly Change From A Clamp To A Spreader Without Tools

USE FOR: Medium-Duty Projects, Delicate Projects, Assembly, Construction, General Purpose Clamping


2. LEVER CLAMPS

  • Ratchet Mechanism Provides Rapid Vibration Resistant Clamping
  • Trigger Protection Reduces  Chance Of Pinched Fingers
  • 5x Faster Than Regular Clamps

QUICK GEAR CLAMP STYLE

  • Designed For Gripping And Holding Objects Of Various Sizes And Shapes
  • Clamps Anywhere Along Length Of The Bar
  • Lever Operated Ratcheting Clamp Arm

Q-LEVER CLAMP STYLE (Shown)

  • Reliable Gripping And Holding Of Project
  • Feet Sit Securely On Bench 
  • Quick Release

USE FOR: Medium And Delicate Assembly, Construction, General Purpose Clamping


3. SPRING CLAMP

  • Heavy-Duty, Durable Plastic Bodies
  • Unique Pivoting Tip That Will Not Mar Your Project

USE FOR: Holding Odd Shaped Pieces, Assembly


4. BESSEY® DuoKlamp® 

  • Change From A Clamp To A Apreader With A Twist Of The Mini Dial
  • Pump Lever Tightens Clamping Pressure
  • Fast Adjustment Release Lever For Quick Slide Up Or Down Clamping Position

USE FOR: Medium And Delicate Assembly, Construction, General Purpose Clamping


5. MANUAL POWER CLAMP

  • Hand Clamps With A Box-Joint Design To Prevent Twisting And Keep Jaws Square And Straight
  • Steel Lockup And Quick-Release Mechanism

USE FOR: Medium And Delicate Assembly, Construction, General Purpose Clamping


6. ONE-HANDED CLAMP

  • BESSEY® PowerGrip With Easy Slide Button For Positioning And Pump Handle For Clamping Pressure
  • Fast Clamping Action

USE FOR: Medium-Duty Projects, Assembly, Construction, General Purpose Clamping


7. BESSEY® GearKlamp®

  • Utilizes Internal Gears To Transfer The Motion Of Twisting A Handle To Pressure On The Workpiece
  • Unique Mechanism Allows The Handle To Be Offset From The Point Of Contact
  • 23⁄8" Throat Depth, Up To 450 lbs. Clamp Pressure

USE FOR: Tight Spaces Where Traditional F-Style Clamps Won’t Fit

CLAMP TYPES AND USES:

1. PINCH DOGS

  • Draw Boards Tightly Together When Driven Into End Grain Along A Joint

USE FOR: Glue Up Panels, Assembly


2. MITER CLAMPS

SPRING MITER CLAMP (Shown)

  • Quickest And Easiest Way To Clamp Mitered Corners
  • Choose The Appropriate Size Clamp; Use The Spreader To Open And Position The Clamp

MITER CLIP CLAMP

  • Patented I-Beam Construction And Reverse Cam Action
  • Provides Even Pressure On The Joint

USE FOR: Moldings And Trim


3. BOX CLAMP

  • Dry-Fit And Square Up All Of Your Parts At The Same Time
  • Designed For Any 90° Joint, Butt Joints, Lap Joints, T-Joints, Miter Joints, Box Joints, Dovetails And More

USE FOR: Assembly


4. FACE CLAMP

  • Jaws Adjust Automatically And Grip To Different Size Objects Quickly
  • One-Handed Clamping

USE FOR: Assembly, Variety Of Shapes, Delicate Materials, Face Frames


5. CORNER CLAMP

  • Join Workpieces Together At 90° Angles Squaring Up Edges And Mitered Corners
  • Quick Release Action For Fast And Easy Setup And Adjustments

USE FOR: Picture Frames, Small Boxes And Small Assemblies


6. FRAME CLAMPS

PICTURE FRAME CLAMP (Shown)

  • Threaded Plated Rods, Thumb Nuts For Accurate Adjustments Of Corners

SELF SQUARING CLAMP

  • Tightens All Four Corner Joints Equally And Simultaneously By Turning Central Wing Nut
  • Jaws Leave Joints Visible For Inspection And Adjustment

USE FOR: Picture Frames, Small Boxes And Furniture, Achieving Tight Glue Joints And Larger Miter Applications

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