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Gluing and Clamping Portage IN

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 Portage, IN listed below.

The Home Depot
(219)531-6687
2430 Laporte Ave
Valparaiso, IN
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Woodcraft - Merrillville, IN
(219) 769-6540
1649 E. 81st Ave.
Merrillville, IN

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The Home Depot
(219)844-5134
1624 E 165th Street
Hammond, IN
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Lowe's
(219) 364-4200
6221 U.S. Highway 6
Portage, IN
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 9 pm
SU 8 am - 7 pm

Portage - Sears Hardware Stores
(219) 364-8345
6169 Us Route 6
Portage, IN
Store Hours
Hardware Stores
Store Type
Hardware Stores
Hours
Mon:8-21
Tue:8-21
Wed:8-21
Thu:8-21
Fri:8-21
Sat:8-21
Sun:9-18
Store Features
Mon:8-21
Tue:8-21
Wed:8-21
Thu:8-21
Fri:8-21
Sat:8-21
Sun:9-18

The Home Depot
(219)942-2136
2851 E US Hwy 30
Merrillville, IN
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(219)322-1651
960 US Highway 41
Schererville, IN
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(708)730-9100
1550 Torrence Ave
Calumet City, IL
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Ace Hardware
(219) 762-7107
5979 Central Ave
Portage, IN
 
LOWE'S OF PORTAGE, IN
219 364-4200
6221 US HIGHWAY 6 PORTAGE, IN, 46368
Portage, IN
 
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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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