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 Post subject: PVC pipe hold down
PostPosted: Tue Mar 18, 2014 1:47 pm 
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This is probably the best and cheapest hold down clamp I have ever used!
4" PVC pipe cut on the bandsaw
3" hanger screw with 1/4" bolt
1/4"x 20 knob



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 Post subject: Re: PVC pipe hold down
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Nice David, I'll remember that one.

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Nice one!

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 Post subject: Re: PVC pipe hold down
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Wow, thanks David;
I have been needing some hold downs. These look great and I think I have a piece of 4" saved.
Nice.

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Yes, I agree with everyone who has responded. I am continually amazed by solutions which seem so utterly OBVIOUS....but I don't think of them until someone like you shows them to me. Many thanks.
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 Post subject: Re: PVC pipe hold down
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The idea came to me around 3am & a few brewskis! I have paid lots of money for hold downs, but this just makes more sense! I used a 6 inch piece of pipe and flattened it out a little bit with a heat gun and I have a long reach. It flexes just the right amount to push down and it feels very secure


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