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Project by Roger posted 05-30-2011 09:32 PM 2466 views 12 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally got round to building myself this mobil clamp rack. Just a bit of 3/4 plywood, and wheels that I had layin around.
Assembled with my Kreg jig and screws, that’s it. It is very sturdy. Screw spacing is about every 6”
The base is only 23×23, middle is 15, sides are 18, and 72” tall. A few pieces of 2×4 for hanging the bar clamps, and viola. This is nice because you can move it around and everything is at your reach.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net





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degoose

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#1 posted 05-30-2011 09:38 PM

Magic..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 05-30-2011 09:41 PM

That is a nice well thought out rack. I love it! Great job and it is so simple!

Thanks for sharing!................Jim

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

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bobthebuilderinmichigan

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#3 posted 05-30-2011 10:46 PM

Great, simple, functional, cost effective. What more could you ask for? Thanks for sharing.

-- Bobthebuilderinmichigan

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Jim Bertelson

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#4 posted 05-30-2011 10:50 PM

Roger
I am going to be in need of some kind of rack, and since I need to make most stuff mobile in my small shop, that looks like a great idea. I particularly like the small footprint, which is important to me. Is it still reasonably stable?

Thanks, gonna favorite this to look back at.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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Roger

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#5 posted 05-30-2011 11:27 PM

wow….. I better leave the Guinness alone.
I had something written on here for Jim, and it disappeared when I went to edit it…
anyway, I think it was something like this: it is very stable, and it moves nicely across my smooth garage floor because all 4 wheels rotate 360. and if you go to my shop pics, the 2nd to last pic shows how I used to have my clamps.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Dennisgrosen

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#6 posted 05-30-2011 11:32 PM

naaa toooo organiced clamps desteny is to flood all over the floor being traps for the woodworker :-)

thankĀ“s for sharing

Dennis

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#7 posted 05-30-2011 11:33 PM

I WANT THAT!!!!! (And all those clamps, too!) Do we EVER have enough clamps?!?

So SWEET! :D

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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peteg

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#8 posted 05-30-2011 11:37 PM

Hey Roger, are you sure you have enough clamps :))))))
nice job, but I’m with Dennis you’r tooooo oganised man, with this you would be able to actually find a clamp without swearing (unheard of) :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Roger

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#9 posted 05-30-2011 11:41 PM

never have enuf Sheila

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Roger

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#10 posted 05-30-2011 11:44 PM

LOL Pete there were times of a few choice words hahaha but, that’s common practice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Jim Bertelson

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#11 posted 05-31-2011 12:11 AM

Roger
Thanks. It is not the first next project in a row but not too far down the list since I have some clamps leaning against the wall because of lack of storage for them. After I finish my minibench, and then dust collection on my TS, which is partly done, I am going to break for some fun stuff. Then get back to the shop stuff. I think I have enuf plywood and wheels to do the job as well. And a Kreg jig.

On call this weekend, but slipped in a little shop time. Today had some work at the hospital, but tomorrow is a day off for recovery. 66 deg F, 18.9 deg C, at 1400 hrs, clear blue sky with light winds. Pretty.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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Ken90712

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#12 posted 05-31-2011 12:25 AM

Nice job this will serve you well! I like it.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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mafe

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#13 posted 05-31-2011 02:14 AM

Super nice!
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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sedcokid

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#14 posted 05-31-2011 02:46 AM

That is one great clamp rack…. You have a nice stash of clamps there my friend!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Danette Smith

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#15 posted 06-16-2011 05:31 AM

Amazing!! You did a great job on this, Roger. Thanks for sharing.

-- Dangee's Pyrography by Artist Danette Smith - http://www.danettesmithpyro.weebly.com

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