Two Clever Clamp Racks
I store my bar clamp collection on a simple rack, consisting of two 24-in.-long, 1-in.-dia. oak dowels supported by two oak brackets that are mounted, in turn, to two oak backs. The dowels are positioned in the brackets so that the clamp handles slide down behind the top dowel and the clamp bars are supported vertically by the lower dowel. To fix the position of the large dowels, I use smaller dowels to pin them in the right-hand bracket.
C-Clamps I store C-clamps on a narrow shelf. A rubber strip, cut from a black rubber stretch tie-down, prevents the clamps from falling off the front, while brackets prevent the clamps from falling off the ends. This storage shelf has several advantages. The clamps will stay put without having to screw them closed, and it is easy to pick out a particular clamp because they…