Ultimate Clamp with Storage

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Project by Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop posted 10-23-2015 04:46 AM 4485 views 15 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a clamp rack, or should I say, clamp cabinet unlike any you have seen. I drew inspiration for a couple of different methods and came up with my design. Clamps come in a variety of choices and sometimes finding homes for them can be difficult. So I needed a new way to house them than a simple grooved shelf.

This cabinet can hold all of my K body, F Style, Spring hand clamps, band clamps, c-clamps, quick grips and accessories. It comes equipped with 3 drawers that slide on full extension slides 14” slides. Then the K body and F style clamps swing out from behind two doors that are equipped with brackets to hold 32 clamps and then some depending on the configuration of your clamps in the cabinet. The center cabinet will hold all the other simple clamps on 5 dowel rods above the drawers. All of this is mounted with 12 four inch spax screws, so it isn’t going anywhere. Below are pics of some of the building process and if you are so inclined to watch a full build video, check this video out:

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

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#1 posted 10-23-2015 05:27 AM

What a great cabinet. I think I have at least that many clamps, and your correct, they are all over the place. I know a cabinet is what I need as well.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#2 posted 10-23-2015 06:16 AM

I got to agree that’s an awesome cabinet! No wonder your hot dogging it in that picture. If you can do it, it ain’t bragging !

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#3 posted 10-23-2015 06:26 AM

Liking it Drew!

-- "....put that handsaw to work and make it earn its keep. - summerfi" <==< JuStiN >==>=->

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#4 posted 10-23-2015 07:50 AM

One of the coolest clamp rack here… if you have space for it :-)

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 10-23-2015 08:08 AM

Very nice.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#6 posted 10-23-2015 10:26 AM


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#7 posted 10-23-2015 10:42 AM

Awesome. I wish I had the clamps and the space. Nice video of the build too.

-- Cut it chop it rip it....make it!!!!

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#8 posted 10-23-2015 11:32 AM

Wow! Your clamps and storage for them are Awesome Drew!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#9 posted 10-23-2015 01:13 PM

This is as awesome as your table saw station Drew, if not awesomer! I know that took a lot of planning to make sure everything fit. I think you have room for more clamps though. You need to go shopping. lol Great job! BOOM!

-- Steve in Lawrenceville, GA -

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#10 posted 10-23-2015 01:38 PM

Sweet! Wish I had that kind of wall space!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#11 posted 10-23-2015 02:28 PM

Total awesome-sauce.
Well done.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#12 posted 10-23-2015 03:16 PM

Just brilliant. Looks amazing,


-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland

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#13 posted 10-23-2015 04:39 PM

Love it!

-- Without the wood, it's just working

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#14 posted 10-23-2015 07:52 PM

What a tremendous accomplishment! I am in the process of reworking my little shop space. I know what it feels like to make a place for tools to “ALWAYS” rest when not working. This is a wonderful clamp cabinet! Just wondering, is that chalk board paint on the outside cabinets? I didn’t watch the video, (Low on data)
I bet this feels so good to be done AND to be working!

-- Suzanne, A Touch Of O.Z.

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#15 posted 10-28-2015 01:38 PM

Now that is a clamp storage unit right there! WowZa Drew!! Those are some high dollar clamps you’re housing in there as well. You must of got a good deal. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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