Advertisements

Archive for November 7th, 2018

Un-bending a Machinist’s Parallel Clamp Jaw

A previous owner used a little too much force on this machinist’s parallel clamp:

Bent parallel clamp jaw

Bent parallel clamp jaw

It’s been in the bottom of my clamp box forever, so I figured I should either fix it or toss it. Grabbing the butt end in the bench vise and applying some percussive adjustment with a 3 pound hammer straightened it right out:

Parallel clamps in action

Parallel clamps in action

Done!

Advertisements

6 Comments