Some 20 years ago, Jim Chestnut, a man who values a gap-free miter more than most people, was intrigued by the Hartford #62 Miter Clamp. "I saw how well the Hartford worked," he said, "and basically decided I could make it work better."    Read more.

Chestnut used the Clam Clamp to develop a brilliant approach to trimming a house, marrying production speed with a high-end custom quality.  We reported on this technique early-on in both Tools of the Trade and JLC.