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Organize and store all those small shop tools and accessories that clutter your workbench in a chunk of foam insulation. It'll hold drill bits, router bits, screwdriver bits and a host of other little things and keep them close at hand. Tools Storage, Workshop Storage, Tool Storage, Pointi Tools, Drills Bit, Storage Idea, Family Handyman, Clever Tools, Foam Insulators
Store all your power tools, hand tools, paint and other supplies in this compact, efficient storage unit. It has shelves, drawers and a pullout table for sorting tools and doing small repairs. It's handsome and easy to build, too.
Flip-through tool storage. Plywood “leaves” swing from standard door hinges, allowing quick and easy access to tools. Wall space is always at a premium. Build this booklike storage rack, and expand your wall space exponentially. Grabbing a tool is as easy as flipping through a magazine. Mount two parallel 2x4s on the wall spaced 24 in. apart. Cut the leaves from 3/4-in. plywood and hang them from the 2x4s with 3-in. door hinges. Fur out the hinges with 3/4...
Another, "why didn't I think of that?" moment! Bend an 8-in.-long pegboard holder into a corner shape by holding it in a vise and pounding it with a hammer to make the series of right angles. Make one corner to hold the left side of the tool and another to hold the right. Now just hold the tool up to the pegboard and insert the corner peg so it clasps the tool's corner.
This compact rack is strong and simple to build. You can store shovels, rakes, a sledgehammer—any long-handled tools—conveniently up and out of the way. (This would work so much better than the slim rack I have in my storage shed)
GREAT IDEA! John just broke the guard for his saw after nearly 15 years! Recycle old garden hose by slitting open a length and using it as a blade cover for sharp saws and other bladed tools. Many other smart ideas for tool storage as well!
This is an oldie but goodie for storing and toting table and circular saw blades. Cut a 14-in. x 12-in. piece of 3/4-in. plywood and drill a hole for a 2-in. x 3/8-in. carriage bolt. Secure the blades on the bolt with a fender washer and wing nut, being careful to stagger the carbide teeth so they don't rub together. Saw a slot in the upper end for a handle and for storing it on pegboard.
It comes with a sizing index to check round work pieces and the bits themselves for drilling the exact corresponding hole.