Small Parts Storage

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Project by Melchi posted 02-16-2016 09:45 AM 2108 views 8 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this simple unit to hold a load of the the really useful boxes to store some of my small consumables.

The lip at the top of the boxes runs along the bottom of the slots I routed in the vertical dividers.

I had the clear boxes already and I managed to get the red boxes really cheap from a local craft store.

I just need to print out some labels so I know what’s is which box.

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#1 posted 02-16-2016 11:29 AM

Easy to find what your looking for.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#2 posted 02-16-2016 11:42 AM

Nice rack you’ve made, but those small plastic containers are awesome.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 02-16-2016 03:35 PM

Very nice storage bin! What brand are your boxes? Can/Will you share a source?

-- Dennis, WV

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#4 posted 02-16-2016 03:41 PM

They are made by a company called “Really useful boxes” I got them from HobbyCraft in the UK. They are a bit pricey normally but well worth it because they are so sturdy and hard wearing.

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#5 posted 02-16-2016 04:02 PM

Thanks for the additional info!

-- Dennis, WV

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#6 posted 02-16-2016 06:10 PM

That is a really great idea. Very compact and efficient use of space.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#7 posted 02-16-2016 08:40 PM

Great solution! Much better than the cheesy plastic drawers that never seem to fit in the slot well. I’m going to remember this idea :)

-- Without the wood, it's just working

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#8 posted 02-16-2016 09:09 PM

Amazon has them with the organizer. I like the wood organizer better though. Link

Thanks for sharing your home build. Looks great!

-- Bill, Yo! Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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