Tag: Clamp

  • Clamp vs cramp, what’s the difference?

    Image of clamps/cramps taken from Cassell's Carpentry and Joinery, 1908

    People often use cramp and clamp interchangeably, for example, referring to a sash clamp as a sash cramp. This got me wondering, is there actually a difference? Short answer Clamp and cramp generally mean the same thing and are often used interchangeable. A cramp is a tool that temporarily holds objects together. A clamp can…