DCT 8in Work Bench Holdfast Woodworking Hold-Down Clamp – 4in Reach, 5/8in Shaft for Wood Carving, Routing, Sanding


About this item QUICK AND EASY CLAMPING: Use this DCT Holdfast on your workbench to quickly shift and adjust your woodworking stock with its quick clamping and quick release design USE ON YOUR WORK BENCH: 8-inch (20.3cm) clamp has a 4-inch (10.2cm) reach and 5/8-inch (17mm) shaft diameter to use with any bench thickness from 2.5 inches (6.4cm) and up VARIOUS APPLICATIONS: For applications where you need to consistently shift your workpiece; Carving, routing, sanding, finishing, and general woodworking jobs; Rough stem and uniquely hooked profile offers a strong hold on difficult workpieces EASY TO USE: Drill a vertical 3/4-inch (1.9cm) hole in your workbench top to accommodate the holdfast and drop it in place, when arm contacts top of your stock board, give holdfast head above the top of round shaft a firm tap with a wooden mallet or rubber hammer until it jams tightly in the hole to hold your work firmly; When you are ready to disengage your work from the clamp, tap the backside of the vertical shaft of the holdfast opposite the arm to unjam from the hole and release your work HELPFUL TIPS: Holdfast will not hold if it is too loose in the dog hole or if your bench top is not thicker than 2.5 inches (6.4cm); If you extend the holdfast too high in an effort to hold something that is out of its working range, it will not be able to develop enough of a bind in the dog hole and will be loose; We suggest using a scrap of wood as a pad between the holdfast and the workpiece so the holdfast can be tapped hard without damaging your stock
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‎Deadwood Crafted Tools

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#232,226 in Tools & Home Improvement (See Top 100 in Tools & Home Improvement) #176 in Bench Clamps

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‎This product has a manufacturer warranty against defects in materials and workmanship for a period of ONE (1) YEAR from the date of original retail purchase. See our Seller Return Policy for more details.

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‎0.7 Inches

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‎Alloy Steel





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Product Dimensions

‎8.25 x 5.1 x 0.7 inches

Item Weight

‎1.28 pounds

Date First Available

February 5, 2018


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