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Project by schroeder posted 02-13-2007 05:10 AM 10048 views 8 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I thought I’d post this clamp storage bench I came up with. I’ve noticed looking at shop pictures that we aren’t the only ones with storage problems. It won’t fit everyone, but it might interest a few. Heavy-duty slides are from Lee Valley,the top & frame design is stolen from Woodsmith. And there is one picture that shows Cronk, my partner in the shop and, who I built it for. He also just joined Lumberjocks, a mean 75 year old man ;)

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe





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scottb

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#1 posted 02-13-2007 06:07 AM

cool, and right where they’re needed!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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#2 posted 02-13-2007 07:31 AM

Very nice! I like the shop.

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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gizzard

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#3 posted 02-13-2007 07:38 AM

I have drawers on my bench too. I do find it inconveinent on occasion when I have something clamped to the bench and the clamp blocks the drawer from opening. What I like best though is the sawdust on the floor. It’s nice to know I’m not the only one who leaves footprints in my shop! Thanks.

-- Dennis, Tennessee

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#4 posted 02-13-2007 07:50 AM

Great storage idea. You never have enough storage.

-- Russ - Bloomingdale, IL

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#5 posted 02-13-2007 08:46 AM

And you never have enough clamps. Love the shop and the storage.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://www.dpb-photos.com/

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#6 posted 02-13-2007 12:58 PM

Very nice shop! My problem of storage is that my shop also houses the lawn mower, yard vacumn, metal lathe, and it also has a welder.

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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oscorner

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#7 posted 02-13-2007 02:38 PM

That’s a nice workbench and it looks like you have a very nice shop, too.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#8 posted 02-13-2007 03:19 PM

CarverRog: perhaps these elements in your garage are far more than a “problem” but an opportunity for new ideas, new projects… hmmm ;)
(also, by the look of your work, you seem to have overcome the “Problem” quite well!!!!)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#9 posted 02-13-2007 05:13 PM

Nice shop. You could build about anything there.

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Bill

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#10 posted 02-13-2007 06:19 PM

What a great workbench!

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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#11 posted 02-13-2007 07:20 PM

Great workbench! Love the shop! Excellent idea with the clamp storage.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#12 posted 02-13-2007 10:43 PM

Great setup,I wish I could fit something like that in my shop. I barely have room for my clamps.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Mark

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#13 posted 02-14-2007 07:18 PM

Too bad I did not see your bench before I built mine a couple months ago. What a great idea for storing clamps.

-- Mark

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#14 posted 07-14-2007 05:53 AM

Clever way to store your clamps and othe items.. Nice shop!

-- Bob A in NJ

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#15 posted 07-14-2007 06:13 AM

Wish I had more clamps… :-) Nice idea.

-- John

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