Is your back sore from being bent over in the workshop? If so, you need to build a tall vise like this one to raise your work up and save your back. Bonus…if you are anything like me, is you will be able to see it more clearly as well.
Why not build your own vise grip clamps? No reason I can think of. This one was built using 1/2 and 3/4 inch Baltic birch plywood. There is a free template of the parts you will need to cut out as well as full instructions on the build.
Get your clamps organized and all in the same spot by building a wall mounted parallel bar clamp rack. For this build you will need 3/4 inch thick plywood.
A moxon vise is very handy in the workshop as it clamps on to your workbench allowing you to cut joinery into the ends of your workpieces. The best part is when you finish with it you can remove it and store it out of the way.
All you need to build this wall mounted clamp rack is scrap plywood and screws. Follow along at the link, build one, and get your workshop organized.
Get your workshop organized by building yourself a wall-mounted pipe clamp rack. Follow the free tutorial at the link.
Build your own power wedge bar clamps for your workshop. Not as hard as you would assume. This one has a simple wedge to lock the moving jaw to the smooth bar. It is infinitely adjustable. Just slide it closed and start tightening.
At the link you will find a materials and hardware list as well as complete instructions to build your own space-saving wall-mounted clamp rack.
Here is a one-hour clamp rack you would mount on your workshop wall. I say one hour because that is how long it should take you to build and hang. Free instructions located at the link.
The basic construction is simple and consists of only three pieces of scrap wood, glue, a few screws and a ratchet tie down which you can get at any hardware store. You can easily build a clamp out of a few scrap pieces of wood and this clamp can be adjusted.