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I have some empty spaces. I need some more clamps.
I did use a garbage can to move them out here, and just now built this to store them.
It is quick, dirty, and uses scrap pieces.
-- W. Kirk Crawford - Tularosa, New Mexico
Aug 04, 2007
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#1 posted 08-05-2007 04:00 AM
Nice rack and portable, too. I see that you have even left room for more clamps.
-- Jesus is Lord!
Lee A. Jesberger
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#2 posted 08-05-2007 04:44 PM
Hey lady, nice rack! Oop’s I meant mister.
Good use of scraps.
I went into a local woodworking supply store,and asked the sales person, “If I buy all the bessey clamos on this rack, can I have the rack too. He called his manager at home and asked. He said sold.
Unfortunately , shop space is at such a premium now, the rack is no longer used. Just takes up too much space.
-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com
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#3 posted 08-05-2007 07:38 PM
Great idea! Just the sort of thing I’ve been looking for. I hope you don’t mind if I borrow the concept.
-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog: http://littlegoodpieces.wordpress.com
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#4 posted 08-06-2007 02:54 AM
I wish I had that many clamps so I’d NEED a place to put them
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
#5 posted 08-06-2007 03:16 AM
I got mine at Big Lots. $4 each for the short ones.
The 3/4” pipe clamps, I got them at Big Lots, I need them for a arched bridge. But some of them slip.
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#6 posted 08-08-2007 11:05 AM
My Dad taught me to love tools and woodworking. For many years he and I went to the annual Pasadena (TX) woodworking show, and each of us would come home with one or two Jorgensen handscrews, of various sizes. He passed away a few years ago, and I have inherited his handscrews. I now have 18 of them, and they are a great pleasure to use, from #4/0 to #2. I think they need me to design and build a rack.
-- Every project is a learning opportunity, every error a design opportunity
#7 posted 08-09-2007 06:02 PM
maybe that’s the goal I should have: buy 2 clamps at every wood show I attend :0
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#8 posted 08-09-2007 06:45 PM
I set a limit of 4 clamps per show Debbie….Cut back? NEVER!
Nice rack Kirk! Do you have room for more on there?
-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)
#9 posted 08-09-2007 08:03 PM
ok FOUR clamps it is then :) I’d better start saving!
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#10 posted 08-09-2007 08:43 PM
Nice clamp rack. As Norm says, you can never have too many clamps. It certainly helps to have a place to put them. This is on my too doo leest.
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#11 posted 08-10-2007 09:00 AM
good looking project and your shop looks huge! You should post some more pics on your workshop page if you get a chance!
-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA
#12 posted 11-25-2007 01:31 AM
No I don’t think there is such a thing as ‘clamp envie’.
But, ye who has the most clamps win.
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#13 posted 07-28-2008 04:19 AM
I like this rack. Simple and efficient… very nice. Great post!
-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †
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#14 posted 04-27-2009 05:30 AM
A nice clamp arrangement.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia email@example.com †
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#15 posted 04-27-2009 06:13 AM
great rack! I’m going to adopt the pipe clamp side setup and wall mount it for better safety! thanks for posting.
-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.
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