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1 x Star-M Japanese F-Type Bit 19mm   +£0.00
1 x Simon James SJJR Holdfasts for 19mm / 3/4in holes (Pair)   +£0.00

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Simon James Holdfasts (Pair) with Free 19mm Auger


Supplied in pairs, these wonderful holdfasts are made by engineer turned cabinetmaker and author Simon James, they have been very cleverly designed with careful attention paid to finding the optimal combination of angles, arm length and temper to work in any solid benchtop, apron or leg from 1" to 4" thick.

They function superbly, and can almost be set with hand pressure alone, so with a bosh from a mallet they grip incredibly tightly. 

To release the holdfasts just bash them on the back and they will pop free.

Simon checks and tests each holdfast, then marries them up in individually matched pairs, so you get very consistent clamping pressures from both. 

FREE Star-M F-Type 19mm Auger bit worth £9.80 will be included with every pair of holdfasts.

  • To fit 19mm (3/4") bench dog holes
  • Overall length: 10.5 inches
  • Capacity: 6-7 inches
  • Hand forged in the UK.

Video review by Sumoken here: https://youtu.be

Customer Reviews

Written by: Rob
Excellent product
They hold really well, the finish is fantastic, just a really good quality product.
Written by: Ken
Brilliant holdfasts, I have been using these since the day came out. Highly recommended
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