I've owned this pair of giant
locking Vise-Grip clamps for more than 25 years, and I can't tell you how
useful it is when it comes to installing kitchen cabinets. (The real name is Vise-Grip
18-in. Locking C-Clamps w/Swivel Pads.) This pair of clamps can get into areas
no other pair can reach. I use them to hold cabinet stiles perfectly aligned
while I drill and screw them together. Because of the clamps' deep reach, you
don't even have to take off the cabinet doors when you're installing a whole
kitchen's worth of cabinets. That saves lots of time. But I use them for all
kinds of other clamping tasks too—it's amazing how often I need that deep
reach. They cost about $30. You can find a pair at 7corners.com by searching for
— Travis Larson, Senior
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Looks like a great tool. I will be gettings a couple to ad to my large collection of clamps. it will most likely retire a few of them.
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