|Project by dbhost||posted 07-31-2009 06:04 AM||2523 views||1 time favorited||10 comments|
The pictures pretty much say it all. I started out with some simple 2×2s mounted on 2×4 scrap for clamp racks, then my clamps, and safety gear and other stuff sort of kept growing, and space got to be a REAL issue in my shop. Pipe clamps were added to the mix and only complicated matters.
I included sort of a before and after for the racks.
The entire project except the hardware was all scrap from one project or another, so with both closet rod brackets ($2.59 each) and 4 springy broom clips (2 packages of 2 $1.89 each) not to mention a small handful of recycled screws, I have less than $10.00 including sales tax into this setup.
You can also see on the after pic the entryway door location of the first aid kit. The blue bins in the before pic are still in that same location, and hold things like gloves, peg board pegs, utility knives etc… The shelf currently has a medium 3M 6200 respirator (in the giant Ziplock bag) and a large 3M 7200series respirator in the gladware tub. Yeah my face got fat as I got older… And the 6200 isn’t as flexible as it once was… A couple of pairs of safety glasses, and my Winchester Shooters muffs are up there. I have plenty of space there for other PPE too! This is too cool!
The spring clamps are all on a heavy gauge wire coat hanger that I simply bent into a giant smooth loop.
I know this isn’t one of those pretty brag on it sorts of projects, but this is so useful I just HAD to share…
-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com