By . Clamp. At Friday, August 24th 2018, 15:56:38 PM.
While it is true that gluing the pieces together does the same job of holding the pieces or fastening them together with a clamp, but what happens after you are done working with the piece and you need to detach the pieces? It would not be pleasant or easy to remove the glue and even if you manage to remove them, they might leave behind some sticky and stubborn residue which mars the beauty of the wood. Hence woodworkers appreciate clamps a lot and they understand their importance.
Clamps are considered as one of the most useful unpowered tool. One can never have enough of these, it provides one with 'extra hands' when dealing with wood pieces because it helps to hold them together, just like how a friend would be able to do it; but if you are alone and you need someone to hold the wooden pieces together but there's no one available to help you then you can always rely on your trusty clamps.
The truth is that woodworking might not exist without the existence of clamps in the first place because it is the clamp which holds the wood or the wooden parts together, without the clamps the wooden pieces would fall apart and it would be impossible to work with them. However some argue that there is always another solution for this and that is to glue the wooden pieces together in order to work with them.