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Project by TDSpade posted 05-29-2014 06:35 AM 4085 views 33 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got this pipe clamp rack idea from this months Wood magazine. I decided to do double rows, instead of a single row. This made the 3/4 inch plywood feel a bit flimsy. So I used some 11 by 1 by 3/4 oak scrap to mount and reinforce the racks. I might have gotten a bit carried away. But it is a solid safe setup. It is nice to have my pipe clamps in one place. And not tucked into every corner and in my way.

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stefang

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#1 posted 05-29-2014 08:46 AM

This is a great concept and your version looks really nice. It seems like a great way to free up valuable wall space in the shop.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 05-29-2014 09:23 AM

Great job, that’ll work…. Well done

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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steve_in_ohio

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#3 posted 05-29-2014 12:50 PM

great idea, simple and effective

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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Mr M's Woodshop

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#4 posted 05-29-2014 01:35 PM

I love these projects that improve your quality of life in the shop. Good job, and enjoy it!

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA, http://www.MowryJournal.com

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woodshopmike

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#5 posted 05-29-2014 02:20 PM

Looks great! I really like that you made two rows to fit more clamps into the space.

-- www.woodshopmike.com, www.woodshopmikestudio.etsy.com

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Thewoodman2000

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#6 posted 05-29-2014 02:37 PM

Now that is a GREAT setup!!!
thanks for sharing with us!!!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James www.etsy.com/shop/ZionsWoodnCrafts

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Northwest29

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#7 posted 05-29-2014 03:05 PM

Now that is one smart solution to many a wood workers storage problem for clamps. Thanks for sharing it with us.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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woodchuckerNJ

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#8 posted 05-29-2014 03:57 PM

Nice idea.

-- Jeff NJ

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majuvla

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#9 posted 05-29-2014 06:19 PM

Verry original idea. Improvisation is the mother of all inventions.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 05-29-2014 06:58 PM

Excellent idea thanks for sharing

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Richard

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#11 posted 05-29-2014 07:00 PM

Great idea and looks like it holds a lot of clamps with the double rows. Don’t think I would try it in a shop with 10 ft ceilings though , be kind of tough to reach.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#12 posted 05-29-2014 10:54 PM

I LOVE an organized shop! This is a great idea and looks well executed. Thanks for sharing this!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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hoss12992

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#13 posted 05-30-2014 02:24 AM

That is really cool. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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woodbutcherbynight

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#14 posted 05-30-2014 03:33 AM

Nice, have to see about using this in my shop as most would admit I need more space!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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Vince

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#15 posted 05-30-2014 05:36 AM

Excellent

-- Vince

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