Instructables: exploring - workshop - organizing - organizing - featured Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:35:21 PST BLOX v1.01 Plastic Drawer Retainers
Plastic Drawer Retainers - More DIY How To Projects]]> mstrwzrd Here is a simple and cheap way to secure plastic parts drawers. The Problem:Parts drawers are great. Low cost, easy to see what is in them, lots of parts in one place. But, a wrong move, tug or bump can put a lot of parts on the floor in a hurry! If you already spent time sorting hardware out, then ...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 21:00:35 PST
19" Equipment Rack for Electronic Instruments
19" Equipment Rack for Electronic Instruments - More DIY How To Projects]]> apedavid For storage and use there is nothing better than a Roll Around Rack Mount System for Electronics. They are available commercially in metal for hundreds of dollars. One of the issues with these is your equipment needs Rack Mount ears. This all wood version can be built for slightly under $100.The ...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 09:06:28 PDT
Workshop Space in a Rental Place
Workshop Space in a Rental Place - More DIY How To Projects]]> Alywolf Workshop space that works in an apartmentI live in a small 2-bedroom apartment along with two other adults and my son. As a multi- crafter I need a workshop space, but how to make it work without damaging the apartment and not allowing things like the propane torch to become too obvious. Bear with...
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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 00:34:27 PDT
The Key Keeper
The Key Keeper - More DIY How To Projects]]> CJStephens Do you ever set your keys down on the desk, to turn around and see them walking off with the small person, aka little brother. As the oldest of eight it happens to me all the time. So I made my self this key keeper, its my take on the classic hook that you hang your keys on. Thank you! Caleb Stephe...
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 15:26:11 PDT
How To Build a French Cleat Organizing System
How To Build a French Cleat Organizing System - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar A French cleat system is great for organizing any wall. I'm building one for my shop, however I really believe this is an awesome solution to any space where you want things in order, no matter whether that's a craft room, office, kitchen, pantry etc...I have a lot of different things that needed to...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 16:42:33 PDT
Ah Ha! Take that single bed box spring no one wants, you're useful again.
Ah Ha! Take that single bed box spring no one wants, you're useful again. - More DIY How To Projects]]> al3may You know those pesky box springs that you normally inherit from folks when they have a kids twin mattress to get rid of. Well here's something you can do with them, turn them into a pallet wood organizer and even an overhead organizer for other random stuff.I was cleaning out the garage and about to...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 19:28:58 PDT
Rubber Band Pencil/Pen Holder
Rubber Band Pencil/Pen Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIANA299 I made this pencil/pen holder with just a few supplies. You can go "au naturel" or get some paint to liven it up. Supplies: Spray Paint (if you decide to color it)4.5" Square piece of wood (you can use a different size/shape)2 ~ 4' dowel rods -- 1/4" diameterE6000 glue (or other wood glue)20 Eq...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 17:03:35 PST
Small Parts Cabinet
Small Parts Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> bdubu In this instructable I'll show you how to make a 28 drawer small parts cabinet for your workshop that you can use to hold small fasteners, electronic parts, etc. [1] The design features drawers that can be made from various weights of 8-1/2 x 11" paper stock (and potentially other materials). The to...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:12:40 PST
Silhouette Style DIY Organization Board
Silhouette Style DIY Organization Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> laffinm I recently moved my shop into my basement and while moving all the stuff, I realized that I needed a kind of organization system to hold some of my hand tools. After a bit of thinking, I came up with this solution, which might not be the best, but works fine for me. The board consists mainly of a la...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:58:04 PST
Spray Paint Rack Improvements
Spray Paint Rack Improvements - More DIY How To Projects]]> awillybilly I had built a spray paint rack a few weeks back to try and do some tidying up but I wasn't satisfied with the end result. So in this Instructable I'll show you how I fixed the two things I wasn't happy with.1. The rack needs a back to prevent spray paint cans from beating the wall to death when the...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:35:30 PDT
Coat Rack With Zipper Inlay
Coat Rack With Zipper Inlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> shazni It's almost a year now since we have moved house and my room still didn't have a coat rack! It would have been fine except for the fact that most of the time I find myself draping shawls and t-shirts over a chair :-/ and sometimes my room resembled a tornado!My room had plain dark furniture with sil...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 13:50:47 PDT
rather strong hook
rather strong hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> foobear I'm still continuing my fascination with what can be done with plastic bottles and lately I have been experimenting with making a wall hook out of the handle of an Odwalla bottle. things you need A plastic bottle with an included handle, like an Odwalla bottle or vinegar bottle. Small soda bot...
By: foobear

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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 15:47:30 PST
Marker Holder
Marker Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Susan Cirigliano I am an art teacher and while getting ready to set up my classroom I wanted a way for my students to have easy access to the markers without having to search through a huge box of mixed up colors. I wanted something that they could carry from place to place easily.  I can make that I looked throu...
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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 07:09:44 PDT
hangamajigger - More DIY How To Projects]]> foobear Here's a way to reuse an old plastic soda bottle to help you get organized required items 1 plastic soda bottle one hot knife, or soldering iron with a blade attachment fume mask cut a pie slice out of the bottle Wearing your fume mask, Begin by cutting away from the opening vertically down...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 18:55:37 PST
Sloped Sided Organizer Box
Sloped Sided Organizer Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> CHARLESCRANFORD In the past, while searching in the pantry, for something I knew I had, I used to always end up singing the chorus from the U2 song "I still haven't found what I'm looking for."  All the stuff mixes up together and ends up looking the same.  Even worse, you can't even see what is towards the back.  ...

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Sat, 31 Dec 2011 03:38:11 PST
Stand for soldering iron
Stand for soldering iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> bojanmanev Stand for soldering iron, will significantly ease your work while soldering and not only that ... He will work to protect the table surface from damage 1st Materials, tools and accessories -Materials                           ...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 06:38:31 PDT
Ceiling Storage Solution
Ceiling Storage Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> depotdevoid I'm a bit of a hoarder, I must admit.  Not like, at the level of mental illness or anything, you won't be seeing me on Hoarders any time soon, but I have a tendency to collect bits and pieces of things I think maybe someday I'll use.  Maybe.  Just in case that interestingly shaped piece of whatever ...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2011 00:23:18 PDT
Yard Sales and Garage Sales - How to Have the BEST One
Yard Sales and Garage Sales - How to Have the BEST One - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ninzerbean This Instructable will help you to have your own profitable, organized and successful garage sale. It's fun (you meet great people) but it IS a lot of work, making the maximum amount of money possible at your sale will make it worthwhile. Designate a place in your home to store future sale stuff ...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2009 04:12:48 PST