Where To Put Too Many Clamps

Clamp storage plates on floor joist
Clamp storage plates on floor joist

Not in a drawer, that’s for sure…

Whack a narrow rectangle from some random scrap of thin wood-like substance, squirt hot-melt glue along one edge, stick it to the floor joist over your tool chest, align it pretty much horizontally, take two deep breaths while the glue solidifies, then neatly affix your clamps.

Repeat as needed when you get more clamps: you can never have enough clamps!

The red-handled spring clamps on the far right hang from a row of nails where, this being directly in front of my tool cabinet, they don’t quite knock me on the head. I really wish the original owner of this house had sprung for one more course of concrete block; another nine inches of headroom would have been just ducky.