Instructables: exploring - workshop - organizing - tool http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:12:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fathersday Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Fathersday-Gift/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 13:42:26 PDT
Under Desk Tool Drawer [Modeller's Delight] http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Desk-Tool-Drawer-Modellers-Delight/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 02:11:51 PDT
Nut Driver Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Nut-Driver-Holder/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:27:37 PDT
Multi use portable Work station http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-use-portable-Work-station/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/ORYM/HTOUCZ0H/F67ORYMHTOUCZ0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/ORYM/HTOUCZ0H/F67ORYMHTOUCZ0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/ORYM/HTOUCZ0H/F67ORYMHTOUCZ0H.SMALL.jpg Triclaw  It rolls up and fits in your pocket or trunk of the car you could make a dozen a fill an tool box or even a bug out bag uses are numerous . For this instructable I used my sculpting and pottery tools But it can be adapted for a almost unlimited amount of uses and used in almost any where it can be ...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 14:39:30 PDT
Easy Store Flipboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Store-Flipboard/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:06:56 PST
round tool, box organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/round-tool-box-organizer/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 13:39:40 PST
Rolling Backpack To Stackable Storage Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolling-Backpack-To-Stackable-Storage-Dolly/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 16:22:02 PST
How to Make a Tool Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Tool-Board/
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 10:20:09 PST
Magnetic Tool Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Tool-Hanger/
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 17:58:30 PST
15 Minute Brick Supply Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/15-Minute-Brick-Supply-Holder/
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 10:08:48 PDT
Chisel Quiver http://www.instructables.com/id/Chisel-Quiver/
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 17:32:00 PDT
How to Coil Extension Cords http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Coil-Extension-Cords-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/L8BH/HLSHI7BO/FJGL8BHHLSHI7BO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/L8BH/HLSHI7BO/FJGL8BHHLSHI7BO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/L8BH/HLSHI7BO/FJGL8BHHLSHI7BO.SMALL.jpg bfk I came across this challenge and read that one of the tasks was coiling an extension cord.  This is actually how I coiled lines when I was living aboard my sailboat.  It's an excellent way to store lines (and extension cords) without knots to untie, snarls to untwist or a mess to clean up when you n...
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 08:00:45 PDT
Keep your essential shop tools organized and accessible - easy and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Cheap-Super-Simple-Handy-shop-tool-organiz/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/LWZE/HFWSTQEF/FUDLWZEHFWSTQEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/LWZE/HFWSTQEF/FUDLWZEHFWSTQEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/LWZE/HFWSTQEF/FUDLWZEHFWSTQEF.SMALL.jpg damianzuch In our shop we have different sections that are somewhat reserved for different types of tools (we have an air tools area, welding area, chop saw/table saw area, etc etc). I like to have a quick access set of the basic shop tools handy in each section. Over the years I've somehow accumulated many mu...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 17:55:41 PDT
Awesomely cheap spool holder!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesomely-cheap-spool-holder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/5EZ2/HAQ30IZQ/FDN5EZ2HAQ30IZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/5EZ2/HAQ30IZQ/FDN5EZ2HAQ30IZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/5EZ2/HAQ30IZQ/FDN5EZ2HAQ30IZQ.SMALL.jpg pat42586 It's so rare that I have amazing ideas that I need to put them online so others tell me they're good.  (Also I guess to make your lives better too...) Anyway, do you have a bunch of spools that you want to have easy access to, but the spool holders on instructables actually make you do stuff?  Or w...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 00:13:34 PST
Toolboxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Toolboxes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/7YD5/HANAJ3TY/FK87YD5HANAJ3TY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/7YD5/HANAJ3TY/FK87YD5HANAJ3TY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/7YD5/HANAJ3TY/FK87YD5HANAJ3TY.SMALL.jpg blkhawk In every shape and size, toolboxes help us keep our tools organized. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null...
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 17:29:20 PST
First Order Retrievability Toolbag http://www.instructables.com/id/First-Order-Retrievability-Toolbag/
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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 15:18:48 PST
Easy work bench organizer with wire dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-work-bench-organizer-with-wire-dispenser/
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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 02:28:14 PDT
Cheap and Easy Garage Tool Hangers http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Garage-Tool-Hangers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/IWBM/H1JUGI2U/F95IWBMH1JUGI2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/IWBM/H1JUGI2U/F95IWBMH1JUGI2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/IWBM/H1JUGI2U/F95IWBMH1JUGI2U.SMALL.jpg simplifiedbuilding I had piles of handled tools lying everywhere in my garage.  I saw a picture of this idea, and it was so easy I thought I would share it here.  Basically it consist of cutting 2 x 4 lumber into 18" strips and screwing them to the framing of the garage.  That's all there is to it.  Recap: Cut some...
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Sat, 28 Apr 2012 06:52:50 PDT
how to make a simple tool organiser http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-simple-tool-organiser/
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Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:39:25 PDT
http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-Wall/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/M9R8/GKJF7LWP/F8GM9R8GKJF7LWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/M9R8/GKJF7LWP/F8GM9R8GKJF7LWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/M9R8/GKJF7LWP/F8GM9R8GKJF7LWP.SMALL.jpg __DELETED__
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 10:24:19 PST
Quick, Cheap, and Easy Tool Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Cheap-and-Easy-Tool-Organizer/
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Sat, 22 Jan 2011 14:14:03 PST
tool belt http://www.instructables.com/id/tool-belt/
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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 20:19:29 PST
Custom Pegboard Tool Hangers http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Pegboard-Tool-Hangers/
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Tue, 2 Nov 2010 21:28:33 PDT
Bench Tool Stands http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Tool-Stands/
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Thu, 14 Dec 2006 21:21:42 PST
Make a Wrench Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wrench-Organizer/
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Sun, 26 Nov 2006 23:50:45 PST
Magnetic Tool Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Tool-Rack/
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Fri, 29 Sep 2006 00:24:39 PDT