Pipe Clamp Rack

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Project by gsimon posted 01-12-2013 02:22 AM 7666 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started a pool cue style rack to store pipe clamps in my new wood shop and when explaining it to our foreman at work he pointed out the obvious flaw in my plans in that my ceiling is only 8’ high and how was i going to lift my clamps up and out of my design. He said gravity holds the clamp in – no need for additional slots and ways of holding the clamps to the wall so i made this up instead. This is a case where i wanted it to be more complicated than it was!

-- Greg Simon

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#1 posted 01-12-2013 02:45 AM

these are called PIPE clamps not pole clamps Nice rack though

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#2 posted 01-12-2013 02:52 AM

ha ha – thanks – i changed the description – i always want to call them pole clamps for some reason

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#3 posted 01-12-2013 03:25 AM

no biggie still nice rack i need about 20 racks for clamps and still need more clamps

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#4 posted 01-12-2013 03:30 AM


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#5 posted 01-12-2013 06:00 AM

I made a similar rack just a couple weeks ago. I bandsawed a few slots out of a 2×6 and Kreg jigged it to the wall. It was simple and worked like a charm, and I’m sure yours will, too. Great job!

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#6 posted 01-12-2013 06:16 AM

Good job ,nice storage.

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#7 posted 01-12-2013 01:29 PM

Simple and functional. Best of both worlds.

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#8 posted 01-12-2013 01:30 PM

Nice work! I need to do this.

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#9 posted 01-13-2013 06:55 PM

Good job. I made my pipe clamp rack from a piece of 2X6 hard maple, then drilled elongated holes (2 passes on the drill press) in a line down the center. Then cut it in half. Bolt it to the wall, and it holds a lot of pipe clamps.

-- SeeWhatISaw

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