Small Clamp Storage Nook

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Project by woodbutcherbynight posted 11-30-2016 03:03 PM 490 views 1 time favorited 8 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.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Ron Aylor

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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, Lilburn, GA

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

Nice idea. That makes the real handy!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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woodshaver (Tony)

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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!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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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

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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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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