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May 16, 2011
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#1 posted 05-16-2011 09:23 AM
Very nice ! It looks a lot like what I might do if I had 91 clamps. Congrats.
-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia
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#2 posted 05-16-2011 01:54 PM
Hi Tablesawed,Very clean rack. If you have a place for everything, you can put everything in its place when done with a project and return the shop to an organized state. I love it. Thanks for sharing and you have a good selection of clamps!!
Nice dog in your home page photo!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#3 posted 05-16-2011 02:19 PM
That is an excellent storage system. Thanks for including your measurements in the Sketchup image. It took me all of 15 minutes to draw one up.
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#4 posted 05-16-2011 04:00 PM
91 Clamps, holy mother of clamps…..i think i own 9….lol…. someday maybe, nice storage solution….
-- John Gray
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#5 posted 05-16-2011 05:30 PM
Nice work, I mad one that opens and has 3 storage racks. I like your idea as well, looks great. We can never evr have enough clamps LOL
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#6 posted 05-16-2011 05:38 PM
Above your two cleats, what does the top square piece do?
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#7 posted 05-16-2011 06:38 PM
I like your idea
Very good work with this project
Thanks for sharing
-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit
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#8 posted 05-16-2011 09:19 PM
This is clever. Looks strong and adjustable. Just what I need! Thanks for sharing.
-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com
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#9 posted 05-16-2011 10:14 PM
Looks great! The only thing I would recommend is not stretching your spring clamps (the two orange ended ones spread apart) as you will find in time they won’t be as strong…unless that is what you are doing it for.
I found out the hard way.
I hang mine on a steel 3/8” rod, and they are closed…
All the Best!
-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."
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#10 posted 05-17-2011 12:34 AM
Wonderful idea. The holders are very similar to the ones I made to hold my Besseys, but mine are fixed, not adjustable like yours. I can’t wait to make one like yours. Also will take into account Randy’s advise of the spring clamps. I guess I will get on Sketchup this evening and sketch that part out.
-- Scott in Texas
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#11 posted 05-17-2011 05:54 AM
Love the rack and leaving room to grow is wise, as we all know how our clamp collection seems to multiply when the lights go out (at least that’s what I tell the Misses anyway !! ) Nice job and thanks for posting…...ROB
-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)
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#12 posted 05-17-2011 06:07 AM
Very impressive clamp collection and (I think this is the first time I ever said the to a guy) nice rack;-)
-- Jack T, John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."
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#13 posted 05-17-2011 04:13 PM
Great design. As your clamp colloction grows it will be easy to adjust.
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
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