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In the latest issue of ShopNotes:
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PVC Clamp Holders
Like many woodworkers, I don’t have a lot of room in my shop. So I try to make the most of the space that I have. Since most of my wall space is already taken up with cabinets and counters, I needed to find a place to store my long pipe clamps. So I turned to the ceiling, as you can see in the photo at right.
The clamp rack makes it easy to organize the clamps and keep them within easy reach. Best of all, the storage rack doesn’t take a lot of time or materials to build. It consists of two identical parts. Each section is a piece of “two-by” stock that gets screwed to the ceiling joists. Next a series of PVC holders is attached. The 2″-dia. PVC holders have a cutout that makes it easier to get the clamps in and out of the rack, as in the photo in the left margin.