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How to make strap clamp from tie downs

Strap clamps work on numerous projects I use it for holding the legs together on a stool while waiting for the glue to dry. Also can be good for drawers or picture frames and other odd shaped items.

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Your typical ratcheting tie downs. These are from Home Depot, I bought them for $13.97 for four. The strap clamp that they sell comes in a one pack and costs 12.97.

Your typical ratcheting tie downs. These are from Home Depot, I bought them for $13.97 for four. The strap clamp that they sell comes in a one pack and costs 12.97.

Cut the strap off of the ratchet and the hook off the other strap piece.

Cut the strap off of the ratchet and the hook off the other strap piece.

Sew the long strap on to the ratchet with a box and a "X" through it where you cut the original strap off.

Sew the long strap on to the ratchet with a box and a "X" through it where you cut the original strap off.

That's it now you finish the other 3 and you have 4 ratcheting strap clamps for about $15 and 20 min of time.

That's it now you finish the other 3 and you have 4 ratcheting strap clamps for about $15 and 20 min of time.

Strap clamps work on numerous projects I use it for holding the legs together on a stool while waiting for the glue to dry. Also can be good for drawers or picture frames and other odd shaped items.

Strap clamps work on numerous projects I use it for holding the legs together on a stool while waiting for the glue to dry. Also can be good for drawers or picture frames and other odd shaped items.

  • 1 ratcheting tie downs
  • Sewing Machine
  • Knife