Storage in the shop

woodchucker

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I saw some neat storage in the shop in others posts . Would like to copy some of those ideas. But thought I would show some of my storage to reciprocate. I am out of floor space, out of wall space... something has to give. Been adding metal shelving.. but for the hardware, and small tools, aside from tool boxes..

got the card catalog at a county auction at the library. $15
made the 18 section plastic box holder.. got tired of restacking them.
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These hold stainless and black ox steel screws..
flat head, button head, set screws, sockets, phillips, special.
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These hold excess taps, carbide, end mills, dowel pins

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Be_Zero_Be

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I made this lazy-susan for my small drawer cabinets.
It gives very high density storage on a small footprint.
The cabinets don't end up with a bunch of "stuff" stacked in front of them as well.

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$15 for a card catalog from a library? Are you kidding!?!?!? Around here they sell for several hundred dollars on craigslist. Nice score!
 
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I have a bunch of those little drawer cabinets. I like the Lazy Susan idea!
 

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An otherwise useless space is over doors and windows. Building a shelf over these areas is
really handy for paint cans and other stuff not used a lot. Here's a photo of my shelf over the
shop door.

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While I'm at it, here is a photo of a rack of my Jorgenson wood pipe clamps that are mounted on a ceiling rack. The garage door
covers them up when the door is open so another space to make use of. Also, by accident, on the right on the bottom
of the photo is a 120 volt outlet reachable from floor level. I see it's adjustable too.:) P1030270.JPG
 

woodchucker

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@woodchucker - the plastic box holder is definitely a worthy idea!
making this for my son. For Christmas last year or the year b4.. can't remember got a bunch of HF storage containers for him. He wanted bigger boxes than mine.
So I got the 20 section, and am thinking that he probably needs the 8 bin as well. So making this with removable sections so it fits both.
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Also picked up this for under $5 for him.
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This past summer I refinished this map cabinet for him as a tool box, or hardware box.. I wanted it, but no room. It's extremely heavy duty.
see restoration: map_box_completed.jpg
 
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Was that some kind of DRO on the wall next to the lazy Susan? :)
 

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Was that some kind of DRO on the wall next to the lazy Susan? :)
if that was to me, no, that's a stand to hold a spray gun. I switched over to gravity fed mostly, except for my high true hvlp (not conversion).
 
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