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Project by Lance posted 245 days ago 1827 views 12 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second version of the Jet Parallel Clamp rack I’ve made, the first one was built on the fly just to get them off the ground at the time. It worked ok, but I went agains’t my own philosophy, I didn’t think 4 steps ahead or plan anything out. Ultimately costing me time and money because I ended up re-building it with this one, the RIGHT way this time.

This design is not mine, it’s been used by a couple different people online, however its the most efficient way to store your clamps and it gives you another shelf in doing so, for whatever you want to use it for. Mine model holds 25 clamps, I know, an odd number, but Jet sent me an extra 24” clamp due to the one I order not working correctly.

Made with 1/2” Baltic Birch. The main part is dadoed in and I added another 1/2” piece of ply below to make it almost an inch in thickness to make it little stronger, she’s pretty strong.

Hope you enjoy.

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""





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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#1 posted 245 days ago

Looks great dude! After all the clamps you and I purchased I have ran out of room! Gonna make two like this later!

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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jeff

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#2 posted 245 days ago

Lance,all your projects turn out very nice including this one…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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Steve Kreins

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#3 posted 245 days ago

Great idea. I’m currently using an old expandable show curtain rod. Tacky, but useful. ;) BTW, Love the flag!

-- I thank God for everything, especially all of you!

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Glen Peterson

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#4 posted 245 days ago

That piece of furniture is too pretty for clamps. Great job!
Cheers,

-- Glen

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 245 days ago

Nice work,very handy and convenient .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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lanwater

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#6 posted 245 days ago

Cool!

This one looks better than the first one.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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hoss12992

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#7 posted 245 days ago

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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jim65

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#8 posted 245 days ago

Thats nice!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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Roger

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#9 posted 245 days ago

1st class clamp rack. Good one Lance. Luv “Ole Glory” hangin there as well. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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ToddinNH

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#10 posted 244 days ago

Very nice and clean design.

-- Todd, the Tool Man - http://www.toolboxbuzz.com

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whitebeast88

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#11 posted 244 days ago

great job and design.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Mike's Now in Chi Town

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#12 posted 244 days ago

Looks great, can you tell me how you made the cutouts for the clamps? Want to build one and see that as the most time consuming part…thanks

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Lance

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#13 posted 244 days ago

I used a miter gauge and a dado blade, make the cut, then moved it over the correct distance, then repeat until you get the amount of slots cut.

Good Luck.

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""

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Timthemailman

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#14 posted 232 days ago

I like it, thanks for the post.

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DougN

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#15 posted 166 days ago

Great job Lance!

-- Doug - Montgomery, Tx

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