Drawing of clamps mounted on steel basement post

As long as I have to work around the steel jackposts in my small basement shop, I figured I might as well put them to work for clamp storage. From 1"-thick scrap, I first cut two 9" discs on the bandsaw. Then I clamped each disc to a tall auxiliary fence on my miter gauge and cut dadoes around the circumference to fit the clamp bars. 

I used a holesaw to drill out the inside diameter to match the diameter of the post, then bandsawed each disc in half. After drilling pocket holes on the bottom of one half, I attached the collars around the post with screws. 

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