Work(shop) in Progress #19: Bar Clamp Storage

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Blog entry by PurpLev posted 12-24-2013 08:14 PM 5208 reads 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I just went over some old pics and noticed I never officially posted this one, so here it is.

This is how I have my bar clamps stored and organized (by length) at eye level so that even if one falls, it won’t do much damage (to me) as well as making it easy to reach and grab what is needed:


-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#1 posted 12-24-2013 09:12 PM

Nice, tidy and handy my good friend, hope all is well…BC

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#2 posted 12-24-2013 09:13 PM

Nicely organized Sharon. You certainly have an ample supply of them. I can’t tell from the photo…what’s with the the two stray blue ones? Not enough room? Different length?

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#3 posted 12-24-2013 09:21 PM

That’ll work!

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Dale J Struhar Sr

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#4 posted 12-25-2013 02:08 AM

Very organized nice.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#5 posted 12-25-2013 02:11 AM


Lenny – yeah, there was no room. I have since (this picture was taken several years ago) added a couple more of those hangers and all the clamps (and more) now have a proper placement. good catch ;)

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#6 posted 12-25-2013 02:23 PM

That looks great. Maybe it will inspire me to make some changes to my clamp storage.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 12-26-2013 06:34 AM

Having the clamps coming “out” from the wall instead of across the wall seems like a smart way to save some wall space. Is that how you see it?? I have only seen a very few racks built “out” from the wall like you have done.
I don’t really see a down side unless you may know of one….......................

-- mike...............

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#8 posted 12-26-2013 08:32 PM

Lovely order.
Perhaps I also should make some clamp order.
Happy new year,

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

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#9 posted 07-04-2014 02:36 AM

How many clamps do one need? That’s one nifty storage and it does seem more well organized than hanging them onto bars.

-- Eric Bosloor :

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#10 posted 04-03-2018 10:05 PM


-- WoodWork ideas for you

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