Build a Pair of Helping Hands to Hold Your Project in Place

Holding your work on your workbench can be a frustrating task. There are multitudes of systems for holding projects, and, in my opinion, you can never have too many variations. In this video, Jeremy Cook shows how he quickly and easily created a robust holding system using coolant tubes and some hot glue.

Though Cook uses a CNC router to cut the base, you could just drill a few holes to hold your coolant tube.


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