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Project by sedcokid posted 11-14-2012 04:11 AM 2935 views 20 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Previous to making this rack I had all these clamps hanging on the wall on peg board. The weight of the clamps were heavy and the peg hooks would bend from the weight and would have to be bent back into the original position so the clamps would not fall off. This rack is on castors allowing me to rotate to reach the clamp I want easily. This rack is 6 foot 6 inches tall constructed from plywood and 2×4’s, I have enjoyed using this.

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,





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#1 posted 11-14-2012 04:31 AM

super rack chuck

and a great space saver too

very nice

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 11-14-2012 04:38 AM

Very nice. I’ll bet it’s nice to have all in one spot.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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#3 posted 11-14-2012 04:41 AM

Nice project Chuck. Great way to store them with the ability to move them around to where you need them.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#4 posted 11-14-2012 05:17 AM

A great rack Chuck, everything organised and mobile, you won’t be able blame someone else when you can’t find something now. Did you save some plywood offcuts to have a go at turning. I think you shop is to tidy, it puts mine to shame.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#5 posted 11-14-2012 11:25 AM

Nice clamp rack Chuck. I think if I were doing it over I would go for portable storage over dedicated wall storage. Nice neat shop too.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#6 posted 11-14-2012 01:19 PM

Great idea! I’m going to do this.

-- atta boy Clarence!

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#7 posted 11-14-2012 01:26 PM

Nice rack Chuck. Never thought I would say that to a guy ;-)

Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott in Texas

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#8 posted 11-14-2012 01:28 PM

Nice.
Boy do I need to do something like this.
Thanks for the inspiration.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#9 posted 11-14-2012 01:32 PM

scarpenter002 LOL that is too funny!!!
I’m just going to say dtto!
And I really need one of these!!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#10 posted 11-14-2012 01:50 PM

Super nice rack, Chuck!!!!!!!!!!!!! I can see you put a lot of design time into that rack. Nice going!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.................................................Jim

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

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#11 posted 11-14-2012 01:59 PM

Ooooh. Aaaah. I’ve been looking at clamp racks lately – don’t want to use my wall space but don’t want a huge mobile one either. Yours is fantastic. Consider it copied!

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#12 posted 11-14-2012 02:29 PM

Well done, great design!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#13 posted 11-14-2012 06:20 PM

Hello Chuck

As all the comments before I like it and I think It will be copied a lot of time

A question : What is the diameter of the base ?

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#14 posted 11-14-2012 07:18 PM

Well done.

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#15 posted 11-14-2012 08:51 PM

Very nice rack. I might just copy.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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