Portable Tool Kit/toolbag From Cd Case




I needed a carrying case for my multimeter + screwdriver set. I saw this cd case on sale and bought one. Its modular so you can customize it to your needs.

Tools and materials needed:
Hot Glue gun
Hobby knife, scissors or something sharp to remove cd holder from inside
Some sort of protection. I used packaging foam, you could use some piece of fabric
Optional:elastic band, to stop parts on inside from moving around

Step 1: Gut It Out

Remove cd holder from cd case. My was sewed to the bottom so I simply removed it with hobby knife. Yours may vary.

Step 2: Add Protection

I hot-glued the packaging foam inside case, to add a bit of protection to inside area. I am sure that I will drop it sometime so this is thinking ahead

Step 3: Use It

You can use it for your multimeter, wires, small parts, screwdrivers etc. You could also add elastic band inside to stop parts from moving arounf



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    5 years ago on Introduction

    Nice idea, and you did a good job of presenting it. Thanks.

    One suggestion, would be to give a list (maybe in step 1) of all of the parts and tools needed for this 'ible.  Although, there really isn't all that much to it, seeing it all in one place would help a bit.

    <QUOTE> I am sure that I will drop it sometime so this is thinking ahead.</QUOTE>
    Hah! - Yeah, that is great thinking and planning.  I can't even count how many tools, and other things, that I have broken by dropping them, or someone else dropping them.  Just a couple of weeks ago, I trashed a tablet, what a pain.  Very smart move here.

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