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Finally made a clamp rack….

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Project by KevinVan posted 12-28-2009 09:00 AM 3047 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I needed some shop time and I figured I put this rack off long enough.

Ripped 4 strips of oak ply 3” wide.

I ran ½ dadoes on 2” centers. on two of them.

The relief for the pipe clamps were 1” wide dadoes.

Glued and Screwed the top combed board to the bottom rip and fastened both plumb to the wall.

-- ALS IK KAN “to the best of my ability,”





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#1 posted 12-28-2009 10:36 AM

Very nice and clean.

-- Bud, Central Square, NY, http://thepostnbeam.blogspot.com/

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#2 posted 12-28-2009 02:47 PM

Nice, well organized. Thanks for the idea. I need to do the same in my shop

Guy

-- Guy,PEI

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#3 posted 12-28-2009 03:50 PM

Nice rack!

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#4 posted 12-28-2009 03:51 PM

Some day my shop will be that clean…............
Nice clamp rack Kev.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin. ~ Eugene F. Ware

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#5 posted 12-28-2009 04:57 PM

Wow, you have so many clamps some still have the tags on them!!! I’m so Jealous!!

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#6 posted 12-28-2009 06:19 PM

Looks great! I see only one problem – what are you going to do when you buy more clamps? You can never have enough clamps – but you’re getting close!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#7 posted 12-28-2009 06:55 PM

Excellent job. Your whole shop is on wheels, that is also a plus.

-- AJJ, Eugene OR

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#8 posted 12-28-2009 07:02 PM

Very nice….

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#9 posted 12-28-2009 07:51 PM

I’d love to have even a quarter of those clamps!!! You have a small fortune there!

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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#10 posted 12-28-2009 08:12 PM

Nice job
The more clamps the better I think I’m up to about the 200 mark and still run out on some jobs.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#11 posted 12-28-2009 10:14 PM

Thanks guys..

I plan to get some shorter parallel clamps in the future.

The cheapo Harbor Freight clamps will be phased out.
They served me well for what they’re worth.

Once you have quality clamps like Jorgensen, it’s hard to go back.

-- ALS IK KAN “to the best of my ability,”

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#12 posted 12-29-2009 06:04 PM

Nice looking job, great job on the clamp rack.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#13 posted 01-01-2010 11:25 PM

Looks great! You can’t beat a little organization in the shop.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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