An elevator for maximum storage. This is freaking AWESOME. @Jason Frantz, I know we probably don't want to cut a hole in the top of the garage ceiling, but the idea is absolute genius. Dad could probably use this!
Garage Ceiling Lattice. Hangs scrap sections of plastic lattice to store everything from lengths of molding to fishing poles. Because of the open design of the lattice, you can quickly see the items stored overhead and has easy access to them. http://hative.com/clever-garage-storage-and-organization-ideas/
Clever Garage Storage and Organization Ideas - Hative