See there? How cool is THAT? You could disguise that and use it in a traditional room. What is it? It's a "floor sweep". Simply sweep the crap into the box and the dust collector sucks it up.
DIY: Garage Organizing Projects - if you're short on space, this post is for you. Learn how to build ceiling drawers, overhead storage racks, ideas on how to use peg boards to organize tools, supplies, etc.
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Organizacion - Organizer - 49 Garage Organization Tips, Ideas and DIY Projects (several pages of ideas