May 05, 2018

Best One-Handed Bar Clamps

One-handed bar clamps are ideal for a wide range of clamping and spreading tasks when you are gluing as well as sawing, drilling, etc.

You probably already know about the most accurate wood cutting solutions (see Carve Your Creation), but what are the best one-handed bar clamps available on the market today?

We go over some of the best brands below:


Jorgensen bar clamps have been on the market for a long time.

The company is proud of its unique product line that uses steel instead of plastic imported clamps.

Advantages of Jorgensen bar clamps compared to others are:
  • Steel comes with rubber edges, so when you are clamping down a delicate piece of wood, the bar clamps are not going to damage the grain.
  • Rounded wooden handles make it easy to tighten and loosen the clamps.
  • The steel construction is built to last.
Irwin Tools

Irwin one-handed bar clamps are designed for a wider range of uses compared to others: spreaders and mini bar clamps, medium duty clamps, micro bar clamps, heavy duty clamps and so on.

Here's a video about the Quick-Grip XP bar clamp by Irwin:

Different Irwin one-handed bar clamps have different features.

Some of them are of high quality with unique gripping designs, while others focus on heavy work and sustainability.

Irwin leaves the choice of the bar clamp up to you while offering a wide range of products that are specialized for different skillsets.


Bessey’s one-handed bar clamps come with a unique design and are available in different sizes.

While most other bar clamps look similar in design, these one-handed bar clamps are made to be able to spread as efficiently as clamping. The design is truly unique as a result.

Bessey is also proud of the technological advancement of their clamps, which have:
  • A very sophisticated technology that makes possible single-hand clamping and spreading of workpieces with up to 445 lbs of clamping force.
  • An intelligent release button.
  • Quick and strong spreading and clamping.
These clamps are made of a two-component plastic. An 18-inch Bessey one-handed bar clamp weighs only about 2 pounds.

Browse the best one-handed bar clamps at great prices here.


These are three quality one-handed bar clamp manufacturers, and you can't go wrong with them. They offer a range of options and unique features for customers to get the most out of their purchase.

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