How to Lay a Piece of Wood

Get your assembly together, and lay out your wood pieces on a flat table. Mark where so you will be able to set the depth of your vise in the next step.

Step two:

Close the jaws of the clamps to the table of your table saw, and place the right-angled flat bars through the MDF width strips. Then, place T-vents in the right-hand side of the clamps, and tighten each down. You are now ready for clamping.

Step three:

Place the vise on the surface of the table, using a slotted spindle to make your angle. Determine the width of the vise you wish to use, and then use your level to make sure it is centered. Next, set the MDF on the saw’s table, and mark the depth (in the right spots) on the gauge stick on the pen sign-paper. Mark all the location on the piece to be clamped. Using a 2-inch wide spacer, make sure the center is even with the piece if you are using a tapered vise, and finally, set your vise into the saw. You should use your 1/2-inch aligned ¼ inch x 1/2-inch square drive MDF spacer to add evenness on the push-sawn MDF surface.

Step four:

Now it’s time to clamp(best parallel clamps review) your PVC washer-piece over your spacer, be sure to apply pressure, and to keeping pressure on your washer-used vise while clamping on the bolt. The vise believes following this direction of the glued joint.

Step five:

Now you are doing your vise work. Let the vise clamp all the pieces in an upright position. Now, lift the head off the table and hold the washer by its top at the saw with your gloved hand. Lift the saw head up toward you, with your gloved hand and the washer, firmly blocking the contact on each side of the blade with a hand. Now, slowly slide the saw down to the bottom of the vise handle. To protect the vise handles from being misplaced and damaged, make sure they are stable on the table by using a scrap of wood over the table.

Here you have it! In just a few easy steps, you have learned how to clamp a piece of wood with a vise to work on your project. Now, you will be ready to use your vise to make clean and precise cuts across the plywood. And to return to your project, you can finish it!

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