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Yet Another Mobile Clamp Rack = Yet More New Hanging ideas

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Project by Bricofleur posted 03-08-2013 04:51 PM 3705 views 20 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my version of The New Yankee Workshop Norm’s mobile clamp rack.

I built mine after his basic design but I used my own hanging ideas to optimize the interior space according to my clamp collection. I still have to come up with more ideas to utilize all small free remaining areas.

I hope some ideas could be inspiring!

All details and more photos from this page of my blog.

Thanks for looking.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com





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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 03-08-2013 05:09 PM

Serge that is a neat clamp rack
I think it wise to build it to suit your clamps like you have done
as no two clamp collection is the same.
I find when clamping I never have enough yet when it comes to
storing them I have to many. :)

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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moke

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#2 posted 03-08-2013 10:02 PM

Well done….great use of space

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woodman88

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#3 posted 03-08-2013 10:14 PM

Great job very nice

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JoeinGa

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#4 posted 03-08-2013 10:22 PM

I’ll second what Jamie says. When I’m using them, there’s never enough of the right size needed. When I’m puttin’ ‘em away I’m asking myself “Why in the hell did I buy all these clamps” LOL

Great rack by the way!

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Hawaiilad

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#5 posted 03-08-2013 10:26 PM

Great rack Serge. But I think you have way to many clamps…I’ll send over my mailing address so you can get rid of a few…..

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Woodwrecker

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#6 posted 03-09-2013 03:21 AM

Great job Serge !
That rack holds a LOT but doesn’t take up a lot of room.
I am envious of your clamp collection too my friend !

-- Having fun...Eric

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WhoMe

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#7 posted 03-09-2013 03:56 AM

Cool clamp rack and WOW, that is a lot of clamps

-- I'm not clumsy.. It's just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies and the wall gets in the way.. - Mike -

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mbs

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#8 posted 03-09-2013 04:12 AM

Great rack. Nice clamps too.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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Topsailor

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#9 posted 03-09-2013 07:00 AM

Wish I had that many clamps. Good work.

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#10 posted 03-09-2013 01:47 PM

I wish I had one. Actually, I wish I needed one! I never seem to have enough clamps.

-- Tim P. Calhoun GA. Don't cry because it's over, smile....because for 7 glorious miles, everyone thought you were the real bus driver!

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Bricofleur

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#11 posted 03-09-2013 03:23 PM

Thank you all for stopping by and commenting. To be honest, they aren’t clamps, they are bargains. You can’t imagine how many can’t-pass-on great deals I was lucky to find to get this collection. Mail order catalogs and websites often offer such great deals!

This clamp rack actually holds 131 bar clamps, including six small 4” Bessey bar clamps. Too bad it’s not big enough to hang my pipe clamp collection and my cheaper bar clamps as well.

Finally, here my way of thinking: If I don’t spend my money on something I like, I will spend it anyway but on something I don’t like! Or she will !! :-)

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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majuvla

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#12 posted 03-10-2013 12:02 PM

Realy nice work, true engineering.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Billp

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#13 posted 03-10-2013 08:02 PM

I’m impressed with all your clamps but then I looked at your projects. Now I have jig envy. Nice job on the clamp holder.

-- Billp

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Dinger

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#14 posted 03-11-2013 03:12 AM

Next time you think you have too many clamps, send ‘em my way instead of building another rack! But seriously, your is quite an improvement on the original design. I’ve always though there was quite a bit more that could be done with the interior. Nice work! Now if only I had enough clamps to justify building one of these…

-- "Begin every endeaver with the end ever in mind."

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mafe

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#15 posted 03-11-2013 09:37 PM

I almost can’t see the rack, my eyes are staying at all those wonderful clamps.
What a wonderful way to get organized.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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