Jason writes: “The Pro-Grip is a straight clamp that can function as a bar clamp, a straight tool guide for a circular saw or router, or a straightedge. It comes in 25″, 37″, and 50” lengths. I have all three, and love them. I use the 50″ all the time to make straight cuts across 4′ x 8′ sheets of wood, and I use the 25″ and 37″ ones as guides for router runs, like making rabbets and dados. I’ve read the occasional concern with guides like these that the clamp goes soft or becomes imprecise over time, but I’ve certainly never had a problem with that. Once clamped, I’ve never had one of these move on me, and their manufacturing quality appears to be superb.”
These look quite versatile, and they’re available inexpensively from a wide variety of sources starting at around $25 and running up to $35 or so for the largest ones. Have any of you other Toolmongers had some experience with these?
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