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 Post subject: DIY Vacuum clamp
PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:00 am 
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Just came up with a vacuum pump. Does anyone know of any plans for making your own vacuum clamping setups?
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 Post subject: Re: DIY Vacuum clamp
PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:23 am 
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Look at what's available from Aerospace Composite Products.

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 Post subject: Re: DIY Vacuum clamp
PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:46 pm 
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Try here: https://www.joewoodworker.com/veneering/welcome.htm.


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 Post subject: Re: DIY Vacuum clamp
PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:57 pm 
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I just veneered a couple of coopered doors with an inexpensive hand-powered vacuum pump - available at:

https://www.roarockit.com/woodworking-tutorials-categories

A couple of shots below. I am a hand tool kind of woodworker, so this was a real find for me.

Ed


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 Post subject: Re: DIY Vacuum clamp
PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:51 pm 
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I've made my own vacuum pucks for certain projects. They hold quite well.

Vacuum clamping matrix
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