Wall-Mounted Bins

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These are bins to hold screws, hooks, etc. in my workshop.
I blogged about the making of them here at Lumberjocks.

-- ~Julie~

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#1 posted 08-18-2010 05:18 PM

Those are way to cool, great job.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#2 posted 08-18-2010 05:22 PM

Great job this will store a bunch of items.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 08-18-2010 05:28 PM

very handy!

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#4 posted 08-18-2010 06:23 PM

Good idea. I think this is a project that a lot of LumberJocks are going to add to their shop.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#5 posted 08-18-2010 08:27 PM

Julie, I urgently need some of those. I will take 20 for a start, thanks…

You have been steadily improving your shop very well. Yeah, I have noticed. Good going and well done!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#6 posted 08-18-2010 09:54 PM

Those look great! I just can’t get past the fact that the cheap red versions of these are $0.60 at my local hardware store, so I have always stuck with them, but you version definitely looks a WHOLE lot nicer!

-- David from Indiana --

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#7 posted 08-18-2010 09:55 PM

How wonderful are those ! I can only imagine just how handy they must be. And I agree with Div the shop is looking impressive. As always stay safe !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#8 posted 08-18-2010 10:49 PM

I love these! They are so cool!


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#9 posted 08-19-2010 02:40 AM

Hey Julie, that is a really cool design!!!. It looks like each bin can be taken down at any time and just reset under the flange on top and set on the support below. Nice job. Thanks for sharing!!!

Does a label slide in that front groove?
I was just thinking, they could be made various depths and widths for things that you might have a lot more of. It is kind of like using bigger jars for the screws you have more of!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 08-19-2010 03:01 AM

nicely done

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#11 posted 08-19-2010 03:06 AM

I built a set of these a while back. They are the handiest storage bins I have.
Great job on them Julie, I know you will enjoy them as much as I have.


-- Master designer of precision sawdust and one of a kind slivers.

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#12 posted 08-19-2010 03:52 PM

Thanks for the comments.
Div – I really don’t want to make any more! (Although I have put things in mine and find they are mostly full already)
Jim – If you read my blog about it click here you will get more details. Yes, the dovetail slot in the front is to put a label in. There are two sizes, but could be more, as long as the backs are the same height, since each bin sits on the rail below and hooks into the rail above. The plans also show a handle so that you can hook up a few bins and take them to a project. Of course, like cleats, you can also make other accessories to hang on the rails.

-- ~Julie~

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#13 posted 06-17-2011 02:47 AM

Nice job Julie. I have manufactured bins and they are always full of dust. I like yours and I may copy yours and hinge a piece of clear plexi over each one.

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