|Item Weight||4 pounds|
|Product Dimensions||9.5 x 5.2 x 7.8 inches|
|California residents||Click here for Proposition 65 warning|
|Item model number||8510BP|
|Item Package Quantity||2|
Pony 8510BP Cabinet Claw, 2-Pack
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- A unique tool which combines the multiple steps of face frame cabinet installation into one easy process
- Face frame stiles can be tightened, aligned, pre-drilled and fastened while the clamp remains in its original position
- Professional, quality installation is achieved at a fraction of the time compared to the use of more conventional clamps.
- Protective pads protect cabinets from becoming marred during installation
- Installs two stiles from 1-1/2 inch to 2 inch width and up to 1-1/2 inch thickness (each) with 4 inch opening capacity
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Top Customer Reviews
I found that with the center plate that screws in toward the stiles to bring the edges flush, if you don't have the backs of the cabinets shimmed and screwed at least part of the way, they pull the right and left edges of the stiles around toward you.
So I ended up using both my wooden clamps and the Claws and that worked nicely. I would buy them again, but they are not a cure-all for my cabinet hanging headaches. They certainly are the most innovative design anyone has come up with in a long time!
The only other thing you'll need is a drill bit made for the pilot hole.
A must have.
Mine were purchased over a year ago hopefully the manufacturer has changed the design of this fragile part.
The pros say the best way is to level, plumb and attach wall cabinets to each other, then lift and hang them as a single unit. This works well if you have skilled helpers or an electric cabinet lift. I had neither, so I hung them one at a time with one helper, a set of Pony clamps, and a T-Jak. First I screwed a ledger to the wall, then lifted one cabinet at a time onto the ledger, then held it in place with a T-Jak. The T-Jak is invaluable for leveling them in place, and holding them securely while you shim and fuss and get everything lined up. Then I clamped the face frames together with the Pony clamps and got them all perfect. Then drove in the screws to attach the cabinets to the wall studs, and then last of all drive in the face frame screws. I took off one star because the Pony clamps have drill guides for your face frame pilot holes, but they're a bit sloppy so you still have to drill carefully to get the right angle.
Another thing to be careful of-- they come with felt pads so they don't scar your face frames, but they are heavy and the outer edges will ding your shelves or whatever surface you put them on if you dump them carelessly.
Always hang wall cabinets first, before the base cabinets. I've seen howtos that show hanging the wall cabinets after the base cabinets are in place, and they are deceiving because they don't show how this makes it a hundred times harder. Unless you are seven feet tall with four super-strong ape arms.
Since hiring a pro to install my cabinets would have cost about $2000 it was well worth buying the Pony Clamps and T-Jak. Then I sold them for 75% of what I paid for them. Even if I hadn't sold them they paid for themselves many times over.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I just installed ~25 cabinets: uppers, lowers and pantries. The clamps worked very well. They tightened very well and never slipped. The 2 way clamping worked very well. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Michael Schiff
Worked great for clamping the my cabinets together while I screwed the faces together. I did have issues when I used them to attach 3" filler pieces to the end cabinets. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Stephen Le Jeune
Use this for pulling the cabinets in alingment. Amust have if your installing cabinets.Published 3 months ago by Richard Wagner