Small Clamp Storage Nook

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Project by woodbutcherbynight posted 11-30-2016 03:03 PM 828 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Clamps, we seem to never have enough. That said where do we put them all? Like many others I do not have wall space or floor-space available for a large rack to store them all in one place at one time. I have various storage places for my other longer clamps but these 4 small ones just got left on the bench. All I needed was space for these clamps, nothing fancy just hold them in place and be available when needed. Scrounging around I saw some scrap PVC that fit the bill and in a few minutes had my rack made. Four days later the paint was dry and I reassembled and installed. This works well and takes advantage of a small open space that was unused. Sometimes you just have to be creative and find a spot. While the open hole did not give me the option of expanding my small clamp selection I figure when the time comes and I get more I will just have to figure it out then. Another project…

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#1 posted 11-30-2016 03:06 PM

Very clever solution and saves space on work bench – still very accessible.

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#2 posted 11-30-2016 03:08 PM

Great idea … thanks for sharing! The little six inch guys would fit nicely under my tool cabinet as well … currently they reside hidden behind the drill press and are a pain to get to …

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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#3 posted 11-30-2016 04:23 PM

Nice idea. That makes the real handy!!


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#4 posted 11-30-2016 05:16 PM

It’s great when everything has it’s own parking space! Nice work!

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#5 posted 11-30-2016 05:43 PM

Hello woodbutcherbynight

A very clever solution
Simple and very effective

Thanks for sharing

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#6 posted 11-30-2016 06:21 PM

Looks good. Your normal excellent work.

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#7 posted 11-30-2016 06:28 PM

Cool idea.


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#8 posted 11-30-2016 09:44 PM

That is a great ideal. Great job buddy

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#9 posted 12-23-2016 04:11 AM

Been thinking of doing something like this.
Great project.

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