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Gluing and Clamping Grand Rapids MI

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 Grand Rapids, MI listed below.

The Home Depot
(616)724-2280
257 54th Street SW
Wyoming, MI
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(616)447-0100
2727 Alpine Ave NW
Walker, MI
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Woodcraft - Grand Rapids, MI
(616) 957-9663
4265 28th Street SE Ste C
Grand Rapids, MI

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Rylee's Ace Hardware,Inc
(616) 451-0724
1234 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Modern Do it Best Hardware
(616) 241-2655
1500 Kalamazoo S E
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Johnson's Workbench - GR
(616) 245-9545
1038 Burton SW
Grand Rapids, MI

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The Home Depot
(616)975-4440
4646 28th Street, SE
Grand Rapids, MI
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(616)257-9559
4900 Wilson Ave SW
Grandville, MI
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

ABC Supply Co. Inc./Grand Rapids
616-241-4848
2601 S. Division Ave. Grand Rapids, MI, 49507
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Lowe's
(616) 447-7904
4297 Plainfield Avenue N.E.
Grand Rapids, MI
Hours
M-SA 7 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

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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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