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Out With the Old ....... In With the New ....... Clamp Rack

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Project by RobH posted 2354 days ago 1810 views 13 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey all,

Just a quick post here. Last weekend I finished up my new clamp cart. The old one (pictured below) was taking up too much room, and with a large project coming up, I needed to clear out some space. The new clamp cart holds all the old one did plus more. It is also a little taller so I am using my vertical space a little better. The new one is also compact enough to fit in the corner behind my “man door” in the garage and still let the door open. Only a week old, and the new clamp rack is already turning out to be a blessing.

Old Clampt Cart - View 1

Old Clamp Cart - View 2

Thanks for looking, ya’ll have a great week. Don’t forget your sweetheart on the 14th.

-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA





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Dansww

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#1 posted 2354 days ago

Nice Rack Rob

-- Making Antiques for the Future

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 2354 days ago

I don’t normally say “nice rack” to a guy, but I’ll make an exception in this case. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Hawgnutz

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#3 posted 2354 days ago

That is one fine job. I need to get mine organized. F-clamps are one place, pipe clamps, another, C-clamps hang by the window, one-handed clamps hang from rafters….LOL You get the picture.

God Bless,
Hawg

-- Saving barnwood from the scrapyards

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Karson

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#4 posted 2354 days ago

Nice clamp setup. Great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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griff

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#5 posted 2354 days ago

I like the rack, good job.
I hope to have enough clamps to need a rack some one day

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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cajunpen

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#6 posted 2354 days ago

Nice rack, now all you have to do is fill it up with clamps – and that won’t be cheap. Can’t get over the price of clamps.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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GaryK

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#7 posted 2354 days ago

Great job. Looks exactly like mine. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/2043

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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gizmodyne

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#8 posted 2354 days ago

Fancy. I keep mine on the wall as I am out of floor space.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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USCJeff

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#9 posted 2354 days ago

Nice, I also have several of the Bessey Ratcheting Quick Clamps. I beleive that is what is pictured unless it is a very close knock off. Not super strong, but extremely useful for quick jigs and low force applications. Cheap as well.

-- Jeff, South Carolina

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Jiri Parkman

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#10 posted 2354 days ago

RobH! That is nice rack.

-- Jiri

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Critterman

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#11 posted 2354 days ago

Great clamp rack, looks plenty strong and love the mobility. Excellent work.

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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Grumpy

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#12 posted 2353 days ago

Some serious clamps there Rob. Nice job.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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rikkor

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#13 posted 2353 days ago

Great collection of clamps, Rob. And now a nice storage facility.

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grovemadman

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#14 posted 2348 days ago

Good idea for a clamp rack. I like the wood rack you have in the background too!

-- --Chuck

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RobH

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#15 posted 2348 days ago

Maybe one day when I do one of my deep clean-ups I will post a blog with a shop tour. I need to get a couple of more cabinets finished first and get some things organized.

Thanks for all the compliments.

-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA

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