Category Archive: Organization

May 19 2016

How To Not Lose Your INKZALL Marker

I’m really bad about organizing my tools as I use them. I’ll grab a tool from the place it lives, then just leave it where I last used it. Five minutes later I’ll spend ten minutes trying to find where I left the tool. As I’ve been re-organizing my shop I’ve tried to actually plan …

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Jul 08 2015

Making Socket Organizers More Visible

I have these Craftsman socket holders in my big toolbox where it is difficult to see the writing because it is just raised grey on grey. I remembered a post on SawDust Girl where one of the contributors used white paint to fill in the markings …

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Jul 07 2015

Organizing Nut Drivers with a Length of Wire

I have a set of 14 Imperial and Metric nut drivers sitting in my tool chest that defy organization. After I line them up and put them in order, a few weeks of opening and closing the drawer results in a disorganized pile again. So, I was browsing the Garage Journal forums and I found …

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Sep 04 2012

Cookie Cutter Rack

My wife has taken cutting the crusts off my kids peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to a whole new level: she uses cookie cutters to cut the sandwiches into shapes. This means that rather than storing the cookie cutters away in a drawer somewhere and only pulling them out every once in a while, the …

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