The Workspace of Ilpug, or How I Learned to Stop Being a Slob and Organize Somewhat

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Introduction: The Workspace of Ilpug, or How I Learned to Stop Being a Slob and Organize Somewhat

About: I am a recent graduate of the Sustainable Manufacturing program at California State University Chico. I currently consult with local businesses and provide freelance design work. I've been making things for ...

This is where I work, usually.

My work area is crammed into the laundry room in my small and slightly junky house.

The pictures are fairly self-explanatory.

This is merely the latest design of my work area, because I obsessively rebuild it to fit more stuff in it.

Any questions?

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    What time? Hammer time!

    Can you please give some info on those hanging wire bins? Where did you get them, what kind of weight can they hold, etc?

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    Teeker,

    Years ago, I cannibalized a refrigerator that was being replaced. I took out the wire shelves and the heavy duty vertical standards that the shelves were mounted with.

    I installed the shelves on a sturdy surface in my basement. Worked great! It held a ton of weight with no problem. I put many full gallon cans of paint on the shelves.

    I don't think the regular wire shelving you see would hold as much weight. But just in case you know of an unused refrigerator - hey this could work well....

    I've been trying to add a picture to this message - but I believe the system is not functioning properly right now - I've tried on 4 different computers!

    I think they were from Home Depot a long time ago. They were originally designed to hold socks and stuff in a closet, but use them to hold random stuff. They hag freely off a bracket on the wall, and seem to hold a good amount of weight, not that I try to put super heavy stuff on them. I don't know if you can get them now, but they were part of a whole closet organizing kit.

    looks a bit like my 12x12' library / computer room/ tv room / studio / shop

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    Sounds awesome, let's see some pics!

    lol, there's barely room for me to turn around let alone take pics ! I have several ideas for rearranging/organizing so perhaps I'll do an ible on that with before and after shots

    I would give to have that workspace