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Project by buffalo689 posted 1597 days ago 5237 views 7 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got tired of crushed fingers and bruised knuckles fighting my clamp pile So i made a fresh pot of coffee and me and augie dog headed to the shop..It took two days, but I’ve got the clamps standing at attention for now, plus a solid little 62×30 assembly table that tucks under the cut bench…as you can see, one idea ended up keeping the wife warm instead!

-- bill





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 1597 days ago

You have organized your clamps nicely with this set-up. I have got to do something similar as a number of mine are simply in a pile leaning against the shop wall. And it is nice to see that you put your “scrap” to good use. :)

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

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559dustdesigns

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#2 posted 1597 days ago

Can’t have enough clamps.

You have a nice shop bill.

Keep on organizing while your not too busy with a project, that works for me.

Thanks for sharing your new clamp racks.

Say hello to Augie for us. LOL

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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bobthebuilder647

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#3 posted 1597 days ago

My first one also ended up as fire wood!
Used plywood on the next atempt. Much better, but yours looks great!

-- Rick, Pa. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

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Abbott

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#4 posted 1597 days ago

Good job! Augie looks like good help to me!

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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Cozmo35

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#5 posted 1597 days ago

OMG!...I WANT MORE CLAMPS TOO!!!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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michelletwo

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#6 posted 1597 days ago

Great job, I hate it when I drool…

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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lumberdustjohn

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#7 posted 1597 days ago

Nice clamp organization.
I am envious.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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NBeener

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#8 posted 1597 days ago

Yeah. That’s kind of low … hitting us like that … with LOTS of clamps AND organization, too.

Bad dog! :-)

Scratch the puppy for me, will ya? If I were there, I’d do it myself. Unfortunately ….

Thanks for the pics! Very, very nice!

-- -- Neil

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buffalo689

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#9 posted 1597 days ago

thanks all! If I only had more 2×4’s and plywood… The sawblades are drivin’ me nuts now, time to go make more sawdust, it’s amazing how much stuff you find when you gather it up to organize, (9 caulk guns?..jeez). Be careful nbeener, I scratched her ears and gave her a scrap to chew..

-- bill

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NBeener

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#10 posted 1597 days ago

When you can top 41 routers (a1Jim), THEN you have something to talk about LOL!!

-- -- Neil

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#11 posted 1597 days ago

Well done on the organized clamp system… all you need now is MORE CLAMPS… you can never have enough… I used 18 the other day doing one glue up… it’s just crazy… I’m at 40 plus clamps and counting… time to go shopping for more I suppose… lol
Oh, and that doesn’t include all the little spring clamps, quick grips, etc… can’t count high enough to include all them… lol
NBeener, 41 routers for a1Jim??? WOW, 1 too many… lol

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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Kent Shepherd

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#12 posted 1597 days ago

Great job organizing your shop

Thanks for showing us

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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Will Stokes

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#13 posted 1597 days ago

I have to ask the obvious question: what didn’t you like about how the 1st version was turning out?

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ND2ELK

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#14 posted 1597 days ago

I need to show this picture of your clamps to my wife. She thinks I have too many clamps. A organized shop is the only way to go. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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sras

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#15 posted 1597 days ago

What are you going to do when you get more clamps? (you know you will … ;)

Nice job – great solution!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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