Magna Pads

I love the name…It describes this clamp pad perfectly! I use shop-made 1/4″ thick mdf clamp pads to protect my work when I’m clamping. My clamp pads are easy to position on clamps across short distances, but impossible to set across distances that are greater than my reach. My solution was to embed a small rare earth magnet into each of my mdf clamp pads. The magnets hold the pads to the metal clamps securely, so I don’t have to position them. After some experimentation I found that a 3/8″-dia. x 1/8″ thick magnet works best. Drill a 1/8″ deep flat bottom hole and hammer in the magnet.

Rare Earth Magnets #NSN0573
(800) 774-6005

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