Scraps & Trash

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Project by ChrisJ posted 09-07-2010 03:31 AM 2140 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This isn’t the most beautiful of projects but it’s one I’m pretty proud of for some reason. As I was cleaning out some kitchen drawers I found all these baby food containers that we were saving. I had used a few of them in the garage for this and that already but was struck with the thought that they would be the perfect little parts containers if only they could be organized somehow. A few minutes later I had the plans drawn up and a couple hours later I had this hanging on the wall. Made of scrap plywood & nailed together.

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#1 posted 09-07-2010 03:41 AM

Huh…those were glass jars back when my spawn were that age. You drop these, they don’t shatter into toe-piercing shards. Definitely an improvement. Nice rack.

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#2 posted 09-07-2010 03:44 AM

You can never have to much storage and using scrap makes it that much better.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#3 posted 09-07-2010 04:33 AM

I didn’t know they came in square plastic…

Neat storage idea!

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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#4 posted 09-07-2010 06:41 AM

Good way to recycle these.

-- David - Houston, Texas. (

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#5 posted 09-07-2010 07:04 AM

Great idea ..

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#6 posted 09-07-2010 10:10 AM

Great idea! Just think…..the more kids you have, the more storage containers you get!

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#7 posted 09-07-2010 12:32 PM

Great idea, good save.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#8 posted 09-07-2010 06:44 PM


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

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#9 posted 09-11-2010 02:01 PM

My girlfriend runs a daycare…..endless supply
Great Idea!!!

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford

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