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a1Jim

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332 days ago

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Hi Gang
I had a student ask how I stored my pipe clamps and I showed them what I’ve been using for some time,this made me think that some of you might want the same info. This is not my design I think it’s from “American Woodworker Magazine ”.

I still need more of these holders.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture


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John's Woodshop

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#1 posted 332 days ago

nice design Jim!!!

-- John -- Racine, WI -- Woodworking..."It's not just a Hobby, it's an Adventure"

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 332 days ago

That is cool, Jim! I love your clamp collection! You can never have too many clamps! Thanks for sharing with us. :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts, Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 332 days ago

That’s just that wall,I think my son counted a while back an came up with about 200 all together. I think the “you can’t have to many clamps” thing is true, except when you have to find room to store them :))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 332 days ago

Looks great Jim. I am waiting for someone to write a book on different clamping methods. It would sure be an interesting read!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 332 days ago

Mike
That’s one subject I cover in my class but I don’t know that there’s enough variations I know of to write a book on.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 332 days ago

a1Jim...Nice practical storage solution

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#7 posted 332 days ago

Great idea! If I didn’t live in IN, I’d love to take one of your classes – then again, I have relatives in WA state…......

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 332 days ago

That would a very long drive for either one of you doc .:))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Whiskers

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#9 posted 332 days ago

Finally, A solution that looks like it would really work. I’ve looked everywhere for ideas for a pipe rack that wouldn’t endanger life, limb, or whatever was under it by accidentally bumping it I know what I’m going to be building tonight, thanks especially for the pic with the dimensions spelled out. Only big difference is I’m going to paint mine so they look sharp.

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 332 days ago

Holy moly…..........it looks like a forest of clamps! You have quite a collection. I’ll bet you never come up short like the rest of us!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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a1Jim

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#11 posted 332 days ago

Jim
Even with 200 clamps I’ve run out before. It seems like I saw some one LJs that did curved stairs that had 10 times more clamps than I o.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Tony_S

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#12 posted 332 days ago

Not quite 10 times the amount…..between hand clamps, bar clamps and pipe clamps (the majority of which are hand clamps)...maaayyybe….1200?
Over the last 20 years, we’ve seen probably another 1000 broken, lost, or outright stolen.

-- Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing. ~Harriet Braiker

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#13 posted 332 days ago

^wow

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Woodbridge

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#14 posted 332 days ago

Jim, great idea, thanks for sharing it. I’ve run out of vertical wall space in my shop so I don’t think I will get up to 200 clamps! Any ideas for storing them from the ceiling?

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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cutworm

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#15 posted 332 days ago

Nice and simple. Almost like a Pez dispenser for clamps. Thanks for posting.

-- "Actions speak louder than words but not nearly as often." - Mark Twain

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