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Project by Bob A in NJ posted 04-08-2008 10:43 PM 2201 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Jed Clamp-It… that is,

Hi,

I don’t have floor space for a roll around clamp rack so I resort to a peg board for small clamps. Anywhere you can find some open wall space will work.

Also a pic of my often used hand tools.

-- Bob A in NJ





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 04-08-2008 10:46 PM

Looks like my wall.

I don’t know if that was a compliment or an insult. :-)

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

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 04-08-2008 11:19 PM

Hi Bob,

These do come in handy. Like Charlie M I have an entire wall of pegboard (18’ floor to ceiling). It is a lot handier than drywall for storing tools.

Nice idea.

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

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Karson

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#3 posted 04-09-2008 01:46 AM

Great use of the walls. Nice storage.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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Ad Marketing Guy - Bill

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#4 posted 04-09-2008 02:19 AM

Excellent use of space——-does make things quite handy.

-- Bill - - Ad-Marketing Guy, Ramsey NJ

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GaryK

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#5 posted 04-09-2008 03:06 AM

Nice pegboard!

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

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 04-10-2008 01:41 AM

Better than shelf space Bob.

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

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HallTree

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#7 posted 04-10-2008 06:57 AM

Looks like you need more peg board. I see you use those handy plastic locks on your peg board hooks. Don’t you just hate it when you reach for a tool and the hooks come away with the tool.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 04-11-2008 03:49 AM

Looks good Bob;

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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John Gray

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#9 posted 04-11-2008 03:53 PM

Good job I have part of one wall in my shop similar to yours.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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motthunter

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#10 posted 04-11-2008 04:47 PM

I am curious. How often do you have to clean the dust off the tools? I thought of doing the same thing but worry about the extra cleaning time later.

-- making sawdust....

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Bob A in NJ

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#11 posted 04-12-2008 04:29 AM

I have a garage shop and an electric leaf blower. Once getting the big stuff up into my dust collector, I open the doors and take a minute or so to clean up with the leaf blower. I keep the shop pretty clean with this method.

-- Bob A in NJ

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