For a clamp pad that doesn't constantly fall off the clamp, try using a piece of plastic tubing. It's inexpensive and available at most hardware stores. Just cut off a l"-iong piece and make a slit in one wall like a button hole. Then slip the tubing over the clamp jaw.
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Bolt support block to bottom of fence
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