Bessey Cabinetry Clamp, Face Frames Model BES8511
The cabinetry clamp is designed to combine the multiple steps of face frame cabinet installation into one easy process. It works on stiles 1-1/2" to 2" and up to 1-1/4" thick (each). Face frame...
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Non-marring felt pads are provided for the clamp faces and the alignment plate to protect and cushion points of contact.
Heavy duty steel clamp with steel sliding T-bars
Aluminum alignment plate
Integrated pilot hole
Holds individual cabinet edges together, plus faces flush
Non-marring felt pads
Jaw width: 2"
Throat Depth: 2"
Maximum opening 4"
Clamping strength 300 -600 lb
Product Dimensions: 7-1/2" x 2-1/2" x 3-1/4"
Time consuming but adds precision!
These clamps assist in cabinet installation by allowing precise alignment of the frames. You can construct a run before placing or hanging it without any appreciable error. The pilot hole for drilling is essentially useless in my opinion. I chose to place the clamps where I can access the frame directly so I can drill holes near the hinges that will essentially be hidden after installation. Yes, experienced craftsmen can do it without these clamps but the clamps are insurance against errors when used properly.