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Lee Valley Web Clamp

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Lee Valley
Model:
17F10.13
Price:
$13

Description

For clamping awkward shapes, nothing is more useful than a web clamp. To reglue chairs, you can put the clamp around four legs at once or around only two.

This clamp does not require any pads or shims because the webbing is non-marring on round stock. The integral ratchet handle makes the web clamp particularly easy to use — no wrench or screwdriver is required.

The 1" polyester web tests over 850 lb (1700 lb loop strength) — well beyond what is required in shop clamping. While it is uniquely effective on round work or polygons, the web clamp can also be used with two styles of corner clips for clamping rectangular pieces such as picture frames or drawers.

Lee Valley nylon clamp corners were specifically designed to clip onto webbing and stay in place as you tighten the clamp or reposition the corners. Made of strong, glass-fiber-reinforced nylon, these rigid corners will fit web material from 3/4" wide to just over 1".

The large vinyl corners measure 2-3/8" x 1-3/4" on each wing; ridges on the corners prevent the webbing from slipping off. As the vinyl corners will flex, they can clamp angles greater than 90°.

Web clamp is sold individually or in sets with either four nylon or four vinyl corners.

WOOD magazine review

Lee Valley Band Clamp

Review Summary

This low-cost clamp works like the ratcheting tie-downs used to secure cargo to a pickup truck. But instead of rubber-coated metal hooks on the ends of the 16'-long nylon band, it’s secured to the ratchet at one end with the other end loose to pull through the ratchet before tightening. It comes with four 90° nylon corner brackets that clip onto the band and work great for square glue-ups.
For odd angles, we use Lee Valley’s accessory variable-angle corners (4-pack, #50K57.01, $12.95, because they adjust from 30° to 180°—the only ones with this much flexibility. Our advice: Buy the band clamp (#17F10.02) itself for $9.95, then get the variable corners.

Detailed Ratings

4.3
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

4

Ease of Use

4

Value

4

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