Bessey - Tradesman Professional Series Bar Clamp, 12" Capacity, 2-1/2" Throat Depth
This Tradesman Professional Series Bar Clamp has a 12" clamping capacity, 1" x 1/4" rail size, 2-1/2" throat depth, and nominal clamping pressure of 600 lbs. The Integrated BESSEY anti-slip system...
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- Integrated Anti-Slip System
- High quality galvanized profiled 1" x 1/4" rail
- 2-1/2" Throat Depth
- Nominal clamping pressure: 600 lbs.
- 2K composite Handle with Comfort Insert
Articles & Blogs
Continuing our woodworking adventures into Alabama, we arrive at the home of Woodcraft Magazine senior editor, Joe Hurst-Wajszczuk to cover his 20′ x 22′ interior garage space morphing into an extreme workshop makeover. The 2011 October/ November Issue #43 of Woodcraft Magazine features a special topic on this floor to ceiling, wall to wall transformation with detailed projects, providing instruction on turning any garage, basement or outside structure into a viable workshop. Joe is tasked with converting his 20′ x 20′ two-car attached garage into an organized, fully functioning, safe workshop. The “BEFORE” photo below will give you an idea of what Joe started with. If the clutter and disorganization looks similar to your work area, then perhaps this information may help you build a workshop makeover too.
Christmastime is one of those perfect times of the year to make someone a special handmade gift. So I took to the shop after Thanksgiving, stepping away from my lathe and decided to do something different. With my daughter Maddy’s growing interest in baking, I decided to make her a heirloom Recipe Box as a Christmas gift. I purchased a Bubinga board about 6 ft.in length x 11″ wide x 3/4″ thick from Woodcraft. It had such beautiful figured grain and sort of a pink-brown color to it, perfect for my 16 year old. It has been a number of years (about 35!) since I’ve done any flat work, back in my Boardman High School days in Ohio, learning under the tutelage of Mr. Haug, my woodshop instructor.
These are great clamps. The beefy handle is easy to grip and comfortable, and with the heavy duty screw, you can apply lots of pressure. Haven't had one fail, like I have with the cheaper F-style of this brand. Pricey, but worth the money.
well-constructed clamp, easy to use
I should have gotten these a long time ago.