Finally i screwed a block into the wall to hold my wooden clamp and drove a screw into the wall to hold my strap clamp. Putting them up high makes them difficult to access.
A hanging pipe clamp storage rack is not only a neat and orderly way to store your clamps but was easy to access them.
How to store woodworking clamps. Instead keep them on a metal towel rod 3 at a home center. Leaning them against something is risky. Saved by archie spivey.
Don t store them clamped on a board. Pipe clamps as well as the extra lengths of 4 ft. It s basically a towel rack.
Build one a few or all depending on your clamp storage needs. Keep your spring clamps springy for a lifetime. With the towel rod roost you ll always know where to find these useful clamps in the heat of production.
There is also instruction on building a clamp cart if you have adequate floor space. My c clamp storage rack is completely no frills. Every shop s gotta have one.
Explained are solutions for mounting clamp racks with screws or french cleats. Without the slots you d have to tighten the jaws to hold a clamp in place and then loosen the jaws when you want to remove the clamp from the holder. Now that you ve blocked out spaces for woodworking s three key areas divide up the remaining space for everything else.
Mounting the rack on the wall made sense and i had seen a similar design in a magazine years back. Begin with storage for benchtop and portable power tools. Isn t the easiest way to hold clamps just some 2x4s bolted to the walls and maybe some holes and plumbing pipe inserted to hang the clamps on yeah perhaps.
Woodworking school learn woodworking woodworking workshop easy woodworking projects wood projects woodworking plans diy shops homemade tools shop layout. Store pipe clamps under your workbench. Pipe i use as extenders has always been a problem.
I wanted to my pipe storage rack out of my scrap plywood pile. Homemade clamps for woodworkers. The springs will lose their tension.
Hey some things just don t need to be complicated. But wait you say. Having recently moved to a smaller shop i had to find somewhere to store my fairly large collection of bar clamps and hand clamps.
A functioning clamp rack. Wwmm clamp racks pdf. But while that works if you have a ton of space it s not the most efficient way to store clamps in a small.
Rank each tool from 1 to 3 according to how often you use it. Clamp storage for 5 popular clamp types by wood magazine this collection of clamp storage plans has five storage ideas for the most popular clamps including a spring clamp holder bar clamp rack c clamp support c clamp rack and a handscrew clamp organizer. The slots in this quick and easy holder allow you to store your sliding head clamps in perfect order by simply resting the head on the horizontal support.
From fine woodworking 164. Store clamps on towel rod. Clamp storage rack plans.
Scrap plywood pipe storage rack. 20 free clamp plans.