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Clamp Rack Revisited

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Project by hotncold posted 06-16-2014 03:28 PM 1266 views 7 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A while back I built a mobile clamp rack based on NickyP's design as I really liked the small footprint. (pic 1) This design worked well for the “quick grip” clamps but it didn’t handle the “F” style or parallel clamps as well. I needed to “clamp” them to the cross piece and since the clamp handle was on the “inside” of the framing, it was difficult to get to them.

I decided to make make some slotted plywood sections and screw them to the existing framing, reversing the way the parallel and F style clamps hung.
I now can store over 40 clamps in the same footprint as before and I no longer have to try to squeeze my hands in to loosen the clamps.

Not a big project, but it sure made it more enjoyable to use the mobile rack.
Thanks

-- Dennie - Tennessee - Every Pro was once an Amateur. Every Expert was once a Beginner. So dream Big and start Now!





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Keyser_Soze

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#1 posted 06-16-2014 05:17 PM

Looks good, I’m still stuck on whether I want a cart or a wall-mounted rack. This is the best overall cart rack design I’ve seen so far – small footprint and very versatile

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#2 posted 06-17-2014 12:03 AM

Small footprint. Large results.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#3 posted 06-18-2014 01:21 PM

excellent idea and implementation. Plus I love the view from your shop door. Well done.

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#4 posted 06-18-2014 01:22 PM

Very handy,nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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