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Reversable Hold-Down for T-Slot Tables

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Reversable Hold-Down for T-Slot Tables by WorksBySolo Apr 8, 2012
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UPDATE: NEW UPLOAD that has four clamps grouped together. These will fit on a 120mm x 120 mm build plate.

This is a reversable hold-down clamp used on work surfaces with t-slots. Use with thin work pieces one way, or flip around to fit thicker stock. This is based on a collection of different clamps I've seen while browsing woodworking tool retailers.

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The way the original file is oriented, it just barely fits on my TOM. Feel free to test another angle or gang more together.

I printed mine with 3 shells and 50% fill. They seem to be holding up good so far. This is designed to work with 1/4" - 20 bolts. 3" long works well, but use whatever length fits your situation.

The knobs in the pictures are store bought (already had them). I plan on designing a printable knob with nut-trap in the future.

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What are these rails called where where your t nuts sit in? And where can I buy them?

good job, i have used it , don't need buy anymore,thanks

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Jun 7, 2016 - Modified Jun 7, 2016

Any progress on the printable thumbwheels with nut traps? I may design those if nobody can find any. Seems like a pretty commonly useful item.

Here is a parameterized one. Believe it could be made to fit 1/4in http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:41382

Parametric Thumbwheel with spacer
by Banjer

This bit can cut those t slots right into your spoil board! Stoked! This is going to work perfectly for me. Thanks for uploading. http://www.amazon.com/Yonico-14190q-T-Slot-Cutter-Router/dp/B00KZM1RH8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1464048922&sr=8-1&keywords=t+slot+bit+1%2F4in+bolt

You might consider linking the bit in your description, since people might wonder about how to make a t slot like that.

This is pretty big for what I do, so I'm printing a 65% version for a 3" length.

nice, i made some just like this for my cnc and they tend to crack on the bottom side where directly under the bolt. I think if the bottom side was a smooth curve it would be much stronger. I also printed mine nearly solid and they are extremely strong. you can also make printable knobs fairly easily.

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:17740http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...

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