Clamp Rack for Parallel Bar Clamps

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Project by Seabiscuit15 posted 11-05-2015 07:49 PM 1276 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Clamp Rack for Parallel Bar Clamps
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I came across this clamp rack on the Wood Whisperer website a couple years ago. I recently got so frustrated with my clamp disorganization that I broke down and designed my own spin off to fit exactly 16 clamps that I own. I am please with the way it came out and it seems to be plenty sturdy. I added some support brackets to aid in the strength as well.

The joinery used was pocket screws and glue. Wood used was pine plywood. Time to build was approximately 4 hours. Hardest part was getting a layout drawn up that I liked.

PS… Woodriver clamps stink (green ones in the photo) but I don’t think they sell them anymore so you are safe…

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#1 posted 11-05-2015 08:32 PM

This gives me both clamp and rack envy lol. It sure beats clamping them to studs like I’ve resorted to. Well done!

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#2 posted 11-05-2015 08:58 PM

I built pretty much the same one but without the top shelf portion. So just the lower “L” shaped piece with some triangle braces. I then just screwed it to the wall. The more I look at yours the more I realize that I do need that top shelf so I just may need to make another soon. Nice job.

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#3 posted 11-06-2015 02:03 AM

I forgot to add the drawings I came up with. I hope it sheds some light and makes it easier on others.

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#4 posted 11-06-2015 04:25 AM

i like it, and may copy. I like your drawing but cant focus/zoom on picture enough to read the measurements.

-- "....put that handsaw to work and make it earn its keep. - summerfi" <==< JuStiN >==>=->

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#5 posted 11-06-2015 02:21 PM

I could email it if you really wanted it? I have a copy on PDF. Just message me on the side with an email address and I’ll send it over to you.

I figure I’ve gotten so many good ideas through sites and fellow contributors over the years that I should probably give back or karma will start breaking all my tools….

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#6 posted 11-06-2015 07:20 PM

Nice rack and a good solution to your organization problem. Only flaw I see is now you can’t buy any more clamps! ;-)

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#7 posted 12-30-2015 03:37 PM

Very nice, exactly what I was looking for.

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#8 posted 01-16-2016 05:01 PM

I like the clamp rack, want to build something very smilar

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