Introduction: PICKPOX

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I loved small things, but i hate when everything is difficult to find. specially for my hobby to collected small electronics component. Usually after build some project all small parts goes around my table and other box when i need again become disaster. But now after have pickpox everything is under control :).

Step 1: Material

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All material is super cheap and easy we can find anywhere

1. Toothpick

2. Plastic bag with clip (at beginning use for medicine )

3. Wooden clip

4. Sheet of wood, thickness 3mm (i use balsa wood, for ease to cut)

5. Glue

Step 2: Make the Box

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We need to measure inside the box, we need to discover

1. lenght of toothpick is 67mm , the widht of the box need smaller

2. plastic bag with clip is Lenght 80mm x widht50mm, we give little bit tolerance for the box

So conclusion is

1. Box size : Lenght200mm x Widht 52mm x Height 83mm

cut straight by common cutter :

1. 200mm x 83 mm = 2 pcs

2. 52mm x 83 mm = 2 pcs

3. Bottom part 19mm x 200mm = 2pcs

I make cavity / hole on bottom part, first i need dry air circulation inside the box because my country have high of humidity, second if there any small parts fall into the box i don't need to take out all the bags just raise the box we can find underneath.

Assembly and glue all part gently

Step 3: Pick Bag

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So put toothpick inside the clip spring take the fat one so we get not loosen hanger. take the label if you want more description and more professional storage management.

Step 4: Thats All

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Finally my component is neatly managed in little storage box hang with the bag on toothpick called PICKPOX, thank you for read and do not hesitate to share what your pickpox use for


SherylinRM (author)2017-10-19

Simple, basic, functional and easy to make and use.

I REALLY like this kind of thing :)

Thanks for this. :)

tytower (author)2017-09-11

If you staggered the pegs side to side you would get some extras in

beul (author)tytower2017-09-21

aaa yes yes thanks for your idea, noted

Galabb (author)tytower2017-09-12

It took me a minute to see your suggestion, but you're so right!

hammer9876 (author)Galabb2017-09-12

Add a photo of that. If you hesitated in seeing it, so will others. Show them.

beul (author)hammer98762017-09-19

:) will be goo

tbt10f (author)2017-09-12

To save a little space you could use your toothpick to poke a hole in the sides of the bag just under the zipper and hang it from that. Should hold good as long as you remember to seal the zip good before hanging.

You could use the pop-up flags as labels for the bags.

You could use skewers to be able to hang wider bags up to a point.

beul (author)tbt10f2017-09-19

wow is brilliant idea, thank you tbt10f, is pleasure if you can share other pickpox will be interesting :)

obillo (author)2017-09-12

Adding divots or detents is a good idea. Also, why not offset or stagger clothespins to the left and then right and left again, like filie tabs?.Reading labels would be a cinch amd mmake snatching the wroing one, or two at a time, less likely.

beul (author)obillo2017-09-19

nice idea obillio thanks, i will keep noted for further pickpox

CraftAndu (author)2017-09-17

Neat idea!

beul (author)CraftAndu2017-09-18

Thank you CraftAndu :)

MichaelAtOz (author)2017-09-13

Nice Idea.

I think you could glue the sticks in the recess at the tip of the clip. That would let them sit higher in the box, you could then label the top of the bag, and it would be readable at the top of the box. ??

beul (author)MichaelAtOz2017-09-14

Nice idea too Michael_oz, will give other perspective of view, thank you

Yonatan24 (author)2017-09-13

Great idea!

beul (author)Yonatan242017-09-14

Thanks Yonatan24

AlexAndAmigos (author)2017-09-12

That. Is. So. Clever. Seriously.

beul (author)AlexAndAmigos2017-09-13

Thank you AlexAndAmigos

AlexAndAmigos (author)beul2017-09-13

However I wouldn't make divots for the toothpicks, because the current way, you can have as many as you want, and you can allow for size differences of the things you put in the bag.

patpenguin (author)2017-09-13

I am definitely going to make this! What a neat idea to store my flower seeds! Will stagger the clips so I can easily see the labels. I will glue the pick in the spring so I won't move. Thank you for this wonderful instructable.

beul (author)patpenguin2017-09-13

Youre Welcome patpenguin, let share after you done with your flower seeds, i love gardening too, thank you

Cat00x (author)2017-09-11

Very pleasing design, beautifully done. In order to easily identify what's in each bag, rather than having to lift each one, you could put a label on the clip. Then you can slide them back and forward to find the one you're looking for. Great for beading, too!

beul (author)Cat00x2017-09-13

Thank youuu Cat00x , :)

CrowdofM (author)2017-09-12

What a simple, clever idea! And you can write on the clothespins with a sharpie, too. I can think of all kinds of uses for this.

beul (author)CrowdofM2017-09-13

Thank you CrowdofM, Nice idea to put some text with sharpie will create more aesthetics

deluges (author)2017-09-12

That's really neat, I'm stealing the idea!

beul (author)deluges2017-09-13

:D let me know what you will develop

AllysonD1 (author)2017-09-12

Love it!

beul (author)AllysonD12017-09-13

:) thanks

Phantomjerret (author)2017-09-09

Good idea! You should dremel some divits for the toothpicks to rest in

beul (author)Phantomjerret2017-09-10

wow you are right i will noted for further develop, thank you for idea

DavidH677 (author)beul2017-09-12

Think hard first - don't let the divot spacing limit your capacity. There's a lot to be said for variable spacing - unless all one's packages are the same thickness :-) Though just because the divots are there doesn't force one to use them. Great idea, thanks!

beul (author)DavidH6772017-09-13

Youre welcome David, thanks :)

deluges (author)DavidH6772017-09-12

True that

wmrhoward (author)Phantomjerret2017-09-12

The spacing is pretty much automatic when the box is full, defined by the clothes pins.

beul (author)wmrhoward2017-09-13

Yes :), natural spacing

beul (author)Phantomjerret2017-09-13

aa yes is possible, thanks Phantomjerret

signalelektronik (author)2017-09-12

Minimalist and remarkable!

beul (author)signalelektronik2017-09-13

Thank you signalelektronik

Galabb (author)2017-09-12

Wow! I'm going to make mine from clear acrylic plastic for easier searching and use staggered pics like tytower suggested! It just keeps getting better!

beul (author)Galabb2017-09-13

Woow youre become more wild, but i think is amazing when the color of jewelry or something inside become a pattern, nice thanks

PaulA23 (author)2017-09-12

Excellent idea!!! I've been into electronics a long time, & have also had issues with keeping small components organized. Your solution is a cheap, simple, solid idea. Good job! :-)

beul (author)PaulA232017-09-13

yes Paul, i really appreciate it, thanks :). and you are correct is cheap, you can try this, and share if you have done too.

Roy L Miller (author)2017-09-12

This project is simply brilliant !!!. Thanks for sharing.

beul (author)Roy L Miller2017-09-13

Youre welcome Roy L Miller

raviolikid (author)2017-09-12

What an elegant solution! Good job!

beul (author)raviolikid2017-09-13

Thank you Raviolikid

destone28 (author)2017-09-12

Great idea! Hope you'll win the contest! ;-)

beul (author)destone282017-09-13

Amin gratefully, thank you

Nettiemac (author)2017-09-12

This is a really neat idea, and such a simple solution to the problem of small items.

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