Double Duty Clamp Rack - Popular Woodworking Magazine

Double Duty Clamp Rack

 In Projects, Questions And Answers, Techniques

by Brian Rajewski




One sure thing about clamps is that they’re never close enough when you need them. That’s why I devised this rolling rack. Its 4-in. locking swivel casters easily plow through sawdust and over cracks and power cords (see Source, right). To make this rack doubly useful, I designed it to work as an outfeed support for my tablesaw. Its 2×6 top inclines at a 5-degree angle so it’s top edge matches my tablesaw’s height. 

I made the rack from 2x4s, a 2×6 and 5/8-in. electrical conduit. Drill 11/16-in. holes for the conduit in the doubled-up 2×4 rails, spaced to suit your clamp lengths. Then cut the conduit in 18-in. to 24-in. lengths as needed and install them. To keep the clamps from sliding off, cap the conduit support arms with rubber chair leg caps from the hardware store. 




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