TEKTON Mini 6-Inch Ratchet Bar Woodworking Clamp

Last updated: June 26, 2020


A well-made trigger mechanism makes it easy to adjust the pressure on this ratchet clamp. When you're ready to remove your work, a quick-release button makes it smooth and effortless. The size makes it great for small to medium size jobs, even in tight spaces.

We looked at the top Woodworking Clamps and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Woodworking Clamp you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: You can increase the pressure or take it off with equal ease on these ratchet clamps.

In our analysis of 9 expert reviews, the TEKTON Mini 6-Inch Ratchet Bar Woodworking Clamp placed 5th when we looked at the top 8 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Squeeze the trigger of the TEKTON Mini Ratchet Bar Clamp / Spreader and apply precise, consistent pressure to your gluing or assembly project.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

The TEKTON Mini takes the top spot for ratchet clamps since its 6” bar clamp makes it suitable for large and small projects alike. The Mini also comes with a quick release mechanism, making it one of the quickest clamps to set up and take down as you need. Simply press down on the trigger as you close the jaw for a smooth movement, then release when you have the desired force. Press the quick release button to undo your work when finished.
Suitable holding power for light and medium duty projects. Spreading feature can be easily engaged.
Useful in tight spaces, Durable, Securely holds small and medium-size parts together

What reviewers didn't like

Multiple reports of ratcheting handle breaking after a few uses.
More stiff than other clamps
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