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If one pegboard simply isn’t enough to hang your tools, this flipboard system just might give you the space you need. It uses multiple pegboards attached to the wall with hinges so you can flip through your tools just like pages in a book. Instructables user NEIN shows us how to make a simple flipboard […]
Soldering automotive or household wires is one of the first tasks you learn to do with your soldering gun. But working on a delicate circuit board takes a greater degree of finesse with your hands. This is an ability some of us struggle with as we get older and for others, well, being born with […]
We all seek different things in our friends – companionship, encouragement …or a “bleep-blop” talking robot and intergalactic partner in the fight against the Dark Side of the Force. To have the kind of relationship that Luke Skywalker had with R2-D2 was my ultimate bestie goal so when I saw the first videos for “The […]
Most of today’s car keys are fobs but there are still a lot of regular keys we need to keep track of from house and office to garage, storage and locks. Key rings can get pretty bulky and impractical to carry in your pocket but this Swiss Army-style key ring idea keeps them neatly tucked […]
If you’ve ever used hook or eye fasteners, you know what a pain (literally) it is to turn them by hand. I usually turn to pliers to finish the job or thread a long screwdriver into the loop for more leverage. But Metal_maestro came up with a simple cheat to make installing these stubborn hardware […]
Power drills are some of the most important tools you have so it’s important to keep them charged – you never know when a DIY moment will strike. Charging them all on your workbench, though, takes up the space you need to, well, work, and wires can turn into a spaghetti dish complete with charger […]
The greatest thing about peg boards is that they allow you to organize your tools on the wall rather than in toolboxes which eat up valuable floor space – but that’s also what makes them not so great. This DIY rolling peg board cart lets you bring your otherwise stationary tool collection with you so […]
No matter how hard you try, little hardware pieces always seem to end up in a junk drawer or open box where you prick your hand anytime you have to sift through it just to find the right size washer or nut. Here’s a storage idea that re-purposes those plastic jars you tend to collect […]
I’m always finding new uses for my rotary tool every time I get new attachments. Because of this, it’s one of the most versatile tools in my toolbox able to cut, carve, engrave, sand, grind, clean and polish. But certain attachments like a plunge router can run over $20. For DIYers like manuelmasc at Instructables […]
It’s easy for your workbench to get cluttered with miscellaneous bits like nails, screws, electrical connectors and fasteners but these inexpensive pull-out muffin trays are the perfect solution to keeping them out-of-sight yet right at your fingertips. The Family Handyman advises using heavy gauge muffin tins that won’t bend when full. Attach them to the […]