Make a Tourniquet to Clamp Segmented Rings
Rather than purchasing a number of band clamps or big hose clamps for assembling segmented rings for the bowls I turn, I use 1⁄8-in.-dia. cord, twisted tight with a 1⁄4-in. dowel. I use a diamond-braid cord with a 40-lb. working load, available at home centers. The cord and dowels are cheap, so I can clamp an entire series of rings at once.
— Al Weinzapfel, Evansville, Ind.
From FWW #267
Drawings by Dan Thornton