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Rockler Hold Down Clamp, 5-1/2''L x 1-1/8''W

Item #
35283
Rating:
94% of 100
Rockler Hold Down Clamp, 5-1/2''L x 1-1/8''W Rockler Hold Down Clamp, 5-1/2''L x 1-1/8''W Rockler Hold Down Clamp, 5-1/2''L x 1-1/8''W T Track System Rockler Hold Down Clamp, 5-1/2''L x 1-1/8''W Retro DIY Shelves | Hosey's Workshop
Rockler Hold Down Clamp, 5-1/2''L x 1-1/8''W
These Hold Down Clamps feature non-marring rubber tips that are ideal for working with soft woods, pre-finished panels, or anything that's already been prep sanded. The rubber clamp faces also help to grip the workpiece for better safety and accuracy. In addition, they have a wide aluminum body, allowing for maximum tension. Clamps include a 5-star knob and a 5/16" T-bolt designed to fit into T-tracks on drill presses, router tables and more. The Hold Down Clamp, 5-1/2"L x 3/4"W provides the same great features as the 5-1/2"L x 1-1/8"W version, but in a slimmer width and without the non-marring rubber tips.


Features:

  • 5-1/2" long x 1-1/8" wide
  • Crafted of solid anodized aluminum
  • Clamps material up to 2-1/2" thick
  • Rubber tips help grip and protect workpiece
  • 5/16" T-bolt is compatible with our Universal T-Track
(1) Hold Down Clamp, 5-1/2"L x 1-1/8"W
(2) Non-marring rubber tips
(1) Washer
(1) 5-Star Knob
(1) 3" x 5/16" T-bolt
More Information
Brand Rockler
Weight 0.3000
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4.7 / 5.0
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hold down clamps
Very good holding power and easy to set up.
April 24, 2019
Purchased
4 weeks ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Clamps
They work well on my CNC machine. The price was what motivated me to buy more.
April 24, 2019
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Great hold downs
This is a hreat tool to use with the T Track system. Positive hold down power
April 22, 2019
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Good clamps
Have only had these for a couple of weeks. They are very well made. I’ve used them in conjunction with Rokler’s T track table to make a cabinet face frame and found them to very convenient to accurately join the components with pocket screws. They held the work pieces securely and did not mar the wood. I will be using them frequently. Get them while they are on sale.
April 20, 2019
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
Plenty Strong
Love these...believe it or not, they work better than many of the others. While the form is nearly identical to other hold downs, the non-slip rubber contacts have worked better than the rest.
April 9, 2019
Purchased
2 weeks ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
works very good as a hold down clamp for a KREG saw guide
April 9, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
I use them for a non track purpose, but the are well made. A bit pricey for what it is, but ok on sale.
April 5, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Awesome product!
I use these hold down clamps on my Omio CNC router bed. They quickly and easily adjust to hold down the work material.
March 30, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Drill press clamps
These work great for holding small pieces on my drill press.
Makes it much safer.
March 27, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Great tool for every level of wood worker
A simple idea that saves time! Easy to use and holds your work where you want it. I was a machinist for over 25 years and we have been using clamps like this since the dawn of time. I would recommend the “ t “ track and these clamps for every one, you won’t be disappointed!
March 19, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
sale
Muditha K on Apr 24, 2019
Getting ready to build a drillpress table and want these to serve as hold-downs. They look great and are more reasonably priced here than other sources. Wanted to get them while they were on sale.
John R on Apr 21, 2019
sale
Muditha K on Apr 24, 2019
These work great. I needed two more for bigger work pieces
Jack D on Apr 22, 2019
Getting ready to build a drillpress table and want these to serve as hold-downs. They look great and are more reasonably priced here than other sources. Wanted to get them while they were on sale.
John R on Apr 21, 2019
These are terrific hold downs for Rockler t-tracks. To use on the usual t-tracks just change the bolts.
Gnugs on Apr 20, 2019
For custom jigs
Zachary B on Apr 20, 2019
Need a way to hold work safely on my new cross cut sled.
Collin S on Apr 18, 2019
These clamps will fit my WEN drill press table #DPA2412T t-tracks once I grind down the bolts supplied with these hold down clamps
Robert W on Apr 18, 2019
i love these clamps best best
ROBERT W on Apr 17, 2019
Needed clamps and they were on sale!
Charlie M on Apr 16, 2019
Needed 2nd clamps for jig
George on Apr 14, 2019
I saw another person use these.
Matthew G on Apr 12, 2019
gift
Judy F on Apr 12, 2019
To clamp things
John K on Apr 12, 2019
Adding hold downs to fit in Tee track on a new home built drill press table. On-sale and a good value.
K Q on Apr 10, 2019
Ordered these hold downs for a shop made CNC router
Glenda F on Apr 9, 2019
I ordered before and very high quality and works very well.
Lynn B on Apr 9, 2019
i have a cross cut sled set up that needs a clamp
Jihn on Apr 9, 2019
Always wanted some of these for my shop. The sale was just the bonus.
Wes on Apr 8, 2019
For use with my t tracks. Price was the determining factor as well as Rockler quality
Kenneth K on Apr 5, 2019
These are perfect to hold my projects still on my T-Track table
Brian S on Apr 4, 2019
GREAT PRODUCT
Brian F on Apr 3, 2019
Good product
Michael M on Apr 3, 2019
sale
Dan S on Apr 3, 2019
These are so handy work great!
Francis Allen R on Apr 2, 2019
To use on a jig.
Connis W on Apr 2, 2019
for jig
Kelly M on Apr 2, 2019
New jigs.
Dean B on Apr 1, 2019
to work with a hold down jig I am making
Michael O on Mar 31, 2019
My husband needed these for a project.
KATHLEEN B on Mar 31, 2019
for a drill press table
Greg B on Mar 31, 2019
Bought 4 to secure materials to work table. They appear to be very easy to use and to be used in a variety of applications.
J.K. on Mar 30, 2019
Have a new cnc machine
Dean M on Mar 29, 2019
It's what I saw James king use on his cross cut sled video.
hazardff . on Mar 15, 2019
to hold down pieces on saw sled
Thomas M on Mar 11, 2019
First time
Joseph W on Mar 10, 2019
Making a cross cut sled.
Gregory S on Mar 9, 2019
I like the purpose of this item and I see it used often on Youtube
Rene F on Mar 3, 2019
shop jigs
Brandon S on Mar 2, 2019
I'm just getting into cnc and need more hold down clamps
Jack L on Feb 28, 2019
to go with t track
Daryl M on Feb 28, 2019
I like it aaannnnddddd its on sale
erik m on Feb 28, 2019
On sale
JERRY K on Feb 27, 2019
Something that my husband says he can use in his woodworking projects.
Anne C on Feb 27, 2019
I chose these for their intended purpose. They work well, as expected and the sale price is a no brainer.
Cheremie K on Feb 27, 2019
For Drill press table
Charles C on Feb 26, 2019
Hold downs in the miter sled I am building
K A on Feb 25, 2019
On sale
Cliff Sexton L on Feb 25, 2019
needed more for working, on sale
Fritz R on Feb 24, 2019
Needed
James F on Feb 24, 2019
Take advantage of the sale
peter t on Feb 24, 2019
These work great. I needed two more for bigger work pieces
Jack D on Apr 22, 2019
These are terrific hold downs for Rockler t-tracks. To use on the usual t-tracks just change the bolts.
Gnugs on Apr 20, 2019
Need to know the split dimensions - from the bolt to each end (from bolt CL to short end and to long end). Would someone mind measuring and providing those? Thanks.
William S on Sep 9, 2015
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BEST ANSWER: 4 3/8 inches and 1 1/2 inch on the larger clamp.
Will these t bolts work in Incra's t track? I use 1/4" hex bolts now.
Robert T on Mar 28, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The part of the bolt that would be in the track, (a flat oval shaped pad on the end of the 1/4-20 threaded rod) measures 11/16 L x1/2 W x by 3/32 inch thick. I don't have an Incra track so I couldn't say if it will fit. If a 1/4" hex bolt head fits I suspect this would too. If not you could always use the hex bolt with this clamp arm.
what clamp is this ? it shows a handle hold down clamp in the second picture on the web site
STEVE B on Jul 9, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You need a grove for the bottom ( head of screw) to slide in. Ideal for holding a board tight to work surface when sanding or routing. You will find many uses as your skills improve. Suggest you buy at least two clamps.
Would this fit the t-tracks on a desktop shopbot?
A G on Oct 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It should. I worked at Rockler for a year and sold seneral of these for CNC machines. Including my own.
Can this clamp be used on a table saw in the miter bar slot by replacing the t-bolt with the screw in the miter bar hardware kit?
Bill W on Aug 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: You could attach it to the miter bar with the right thread size and length. I have never tried this however and am not sure where the clamp pressure would be applied. It would need to be over some part of the miter unit to hold the work piece firmly. If the clamp is in the wrong position you end up pressing onto the table itself which wouldnt accomplish anything. No harm in playing though.
Will this clamp work with 1/4-20 hardware (T-Bolts and knobs)?
Brian on Jan 5, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Not knowing exactly what you intend to clamp, I will give a conditional YES, this clamp will work with 1/4-20 hardware, with the caveat that it be light to moderate level of clamping. I tried it on my drill press system just to be sure and I was able to give sufficient clamping force to hold the object being drilled using 1/4-20 bolts and knobs. Due to the size of the slot in the clamp which is sized for 5/16 hardware a 1/4" flat washer between clamp and knob was necessary but otherwise everything worked just fine.
will these fit a kreg router tables' T track?
James K on Aug 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The tab that fits in the slot is 3/4 ths of an inch long. This is too short to work in my router table extension on my table saw. if the Kreg slot will take the 3/4th length, it should work. It works fine on my Rockler work table surface for which it was designed. Hope this helps.
Will these fit my 1/2 inch Jet drill press production table t slots?
Rob on Sep 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Update:
I bought them anyway to see.
They kind of don'the fit any of my tools equally. I have a Canadian general 650 tablesaw, and this has the smallest t slot of any of my tools. It likely fits this the best as is.
The t bolt allows it to be inserted at any point along the track, turned 90 degrees, held and then locked. If not held it spins around until loose while you tighten at the top, and doesn't lock in place as they do in rocklers own track. (They insert lengthwise and snugly fit).
On my jet drill press, the bottom slot size is a full 1 inch, and I had to drill out washers to go above the t bolt, as the top t opening on the table was way too large to realistically balance the bolt in there. With the 1 inch washer above the t bolt, it works very well, and doesn't require the holding while tightening thing.
On my Laguna bandsaw, the depth of the t slot, while the same width as the drill press, is a lot shallower, so really, neither the washer solution or by itself worked very well on this one..One is too loose, and one jams up.
So.. hrm, I think I'd be better off figuring out a different bolt/washer combination and replacing the rocker ones, so they can be moved from machine to machine.. or just buy another couple for the saw, and leave the washers in place and dedicated to the drill press. Though it isn't too much bother to disassemble.
I don't have a lot of need for any on the bandsaw anyway, so that's fine.
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