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Pittsburgh aluminum bar clamps

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Pittsburgh
Model:
60541
Price:
$10

Description

An essential tool for all woodworkers, cabinet makers, or the hobbyist restoring antique furniture.
Square cast-aluminum bar gives you plenty of stability for edge gluing
Quick adjustments approximately every inch
Carbon steel jaws

WOOD magazine review

Can't beat the price

Review Summary

Lengths: 24", 36", 48", 60" Price range: $10–$18 Available at Harbor Freight Tools, 800-423-2567, harborfreight.com This would not be our first choice based on performance in our testing, but if you’re on a tight budget and need to buy a lot of clamps, you can outfit a shop for one-third or less what it would take with the other brands. The bars flex easily under pressure and the head jaws sometimes bind.
And, unlike the other clamps, the stated length indicates the length of the bar, not the clamping capacity, which is about 3½" shorter.

Detailed Ratings

3.3
out of 5

Performance

3

Features

2

Ease of Use

3

Value

5

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