Keep sharpened chisels safe and sound and easy to find when you need one by building a chisel storage rack.
This treasure chest measures 12 X 7 X 8 1/2 inches. I used a vacuum form mold to make the curved top and dove tails for the joinery.
Because shop space is nearly always limited and there are so many different types and sizes of nails and screws, the space-saving, low-cost hardware organizer, has been a real advantage in my shop. It lets me see at a glance what is in each can.
In this kitchen, we have mounted four storage trays in that under-cabinet space. These trays pull open like regular drawers, but then they drop down at an angle and lock in place, putting spices, knives, or your favorite recipe right at hand.
Roll holders and mug trees make good projects for beginners to practise their tool skills on. Making matching columns for a pair of items, and the pegs for a mug tree, are particularly good exercises.
A 3 page PDF file that contains a cutting diagram and materials list from ShopNotes Magazine Issue 80. Summary of the article says that with solid frame and panel construction, this heirloom tool cabinet will be a welcome addition to any workshop.
Build this simple clamp storage system. With this system, the clamps hang on plywood holders that are mounted to a pegboard wall unit. To save space, sturdy support arms on the holders let you stack clamps face to face, several clamps deep. So even a small bracket can hold as many as four clamps.
This is a neat little weekend project that makes a nice gift or just a good place to store your own recipes. Build this recipe box using the free plans at the link.
I have some pretty nice saw blades for my table saw but unfortunately I just keep them in a pile in my cupboard. Not only does it make it hard to find the one I am looking for but I am sure it is not good for the blades. This tablesaw blade holder box should do the trick to solve both problems.
Building a wooden spice rack or shelving can free up kitchen area, including diagrams. …You do not need a fine workshop to build these problem-solving projects!