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Project by RKW posted 11-19-2009 03:21 AM 3769 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project has taken my garage from being extremely cluttered to just simply cluttered. I was going to work on a project today and i became frustrated at the disorganization of my clamps so i dropped what i was doing and worked on this. Its nothing fancy. I used some scrap mdf that was also in my way. (two birds with one stone). I spent the biggest part of the day on this, but it was well worth it. This is actually in a little closet in my garage which limited my ability to take good pics.

-- RKWoods





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Bureaucrat

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#1 posted 11-19-2009 03:38 AM

Nice looking rack! (gosh, I can’t believe I said that). A clamp rack is still needed in my shop. I like the extra storage you have with it. I hadn’t thought of that. Thanks for posting.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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RKW

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#2 posted 11-19-2009 03:42 AM

Its nothing compared to my wife’s, but thanks for noticing bureaucrat.

-- RKWoods

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#3 posted 11-19-2009 05:10 AM

Looks good

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#4 posted 11-19-2009 12:34 PM

Cool, I made one last weekend that had 3 racks on hinges. I have to post the pics. Work keeps getting in the way LOL Looks good!

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

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 11-19-2009 12:44 PM

This looks pretty good. Keeping clamps organized and readily available with a rack like this eliminates a lot of frustration during glue ups. I am going to have to do something similar since mine are just piled in a corner.

Thanks for the inspiration.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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OhValleyWoodandWool

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#6 posted 11-19-2009 08:00 PM

Great! wish I had the wall space for a clamp rack just like that

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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Rick Dennington

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#7 posted 11-19-2009 08:07 PM

Hey Randy: Very nice job, and well done. A clamp rack is a “must have” item in a shop. I built mine a few years back(see my woodshop pixs, and pixs#2), and am not sure you can build them big enough!! lol. The more clamps—- the more space you need! Keep on keeping on.

-- " Never, under any circumstances, take a laxative and a sleeping pill on the same night..."

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RexMcKinnon

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#8 posted 11-19-2009 08:12 PM

The storage above is a great idea. Usually wasted space.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Jamie

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#9 posted 11-19-2009 09:10 PM

I wish I had the clamps to justify building a rack like that! My 2’ long 2×4 screwed to the wall is fine for now.

-- "Preach the gospel always. If necessary use words" -St Francis of Assisi

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Bud

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#10 posted 11-29-2009 09:45 AM

nice job.

-- Bud -

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