Scraps & Trash

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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 1445 days ago

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 1445 days ago

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 1445 days ago

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 1445 days ago

Good way to recycle these.

-- David - Houston, Texas. (

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#5 posted 1445 days ago

Great idea ..

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#6 posted 1445 days ago

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

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#7 posted 1445 days ago

Great idea, good save.

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

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#8 posted 1445 days ago


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

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#9 posted 1441 days ago

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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