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Gluing and Clamping Galax VA

Clamp caddy works great and it's simple to make. The following article has some tips to offer to help you build your own clamp caddy. Here you will discover how to build your own clamp caddy for convenient use on woodworking projects. Also find competitive pricing on all wood glue, wood gluing clamp tools, woodworking pipe clamps and more at the hardware supply stores in Galax, VA listed below.

LOWE'S OF GALAX, VA.
276 238-3000
8417 CARROLLTON/PIKE ROAD GALAX, VA, 24333
Galax, VA
 
Lowe's
(276) 238-3000
8417 Carrollton/Pike Road
Galax, VA
Hours
M-SA 7 am - 9 pm
SU 9 am - 7 pm

Blevins Do it Best Building
(336) 372-4000
652 North Main Street
Sparta, NC
 
The Home Depot
(804)364-0782
11260 W Broad St
Glen Allen, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(540)265-7655
3217 Hershberger Rd NW
Roanoke, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Blevins Do it Best Building
(276) 236-8171
302 South Main Street
Galax, VA
 
Galax - Auth Hometown
(276) 238-8600
972 E Stuart Dr
Galax, VA
Store Hours
Hometown Dealers
Store Type
Hometown Dealers
Hours
Mon:9-19
Tue:9-19
Wed:9-20
Thu:9-20
Fri:9-20
Sat:9-19
Sun:12-18
Store Features
Mon:9-19
Tue:9-19
Wed:9-20
Thu:9-20
Fri:9-20
Sat:9-19
Sun:12-18

Blevins Do it Best Building
(336) 363-2216
7258 Hwy 21 South
Glade Valley, NC
 
The Home Depot
(804)897-9021
1386 Car Mia Way
Richmond, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(703)670-3699
14025 Foulger Square
Woodbridge, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Gluing and Clamping

Clamp Caddy



Clamp Caddy

Maneuvering pipe clamps around my shop was a pain until I dreamed upthis mobile carryall. It even has room for all of my C-clamps, handscrews and small adjustable clamps. I got everything I needed to makeit from a home center for about $60.

Build It
1.    Glue two pieces of 3/4-in. plywood to make the base.
2.    Attach the corner blocks and mount the clamp shelves.
3.    Lag-screw a 5-gal. bucket to the base.
4.    Install heavy-duty swivel casters.
5.    Bandsaw two 11-1/4-in.-dia. plywood disks. You may have to adjust the disks' diameters to fit your bucket.
       The disks should seat about 1 in. below the top rim.
6.    Fasten the disks together; then lay out and drill 2-in.-dia. holes for the clamp tubes.
7.    Bandsaw one disk to a 10-3/8-in. diameter so it will seat about 2 in. above the bottom of the bucket.
8.    Make the clamp tubes by cutting PVC pipe to length.
9.    Install the disks with polyurethane construction adhesive. Make sure the clamp-tube holes are aligned.
10.    Install the clamp tubes.

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