Storage

Tool News – Stanley Rolling Workshop Toolbox

Stanley recently introduced the new Rolling Workshop. The new Rolling Workshop (020586R) is a combination of three separate sections that work together to provide one functional storage solution. The bottom bin, which is attached to the chassis, opens up easily to form a workstation with full access to large objects such...

Push-Button Bandsaw Box

  Push-Button Bandsaw Box How do you open it? Just push the bottom drawer. By Alex Snodgrass If you’ve ever been to a woodworking trade show, you’ve probably seen me demonstrating on the bandsaw. I’ve been doing it for, oh, 21 years now–a long run. Last year, I introduced a box whose...

Tackle Box Storage

Tackle Box Storage This is my all-time favorite way to store screws, small hardware and router bits. Fishing tackle boxes come in a variety of sizes and shapes but I picked this one because the inner utility boxes have lids to keep stuff from spilling and the adjustable dividers allow me...

Tablesaw Tool Drawer

          It seems like I’m always misplacing my push sticks, blade wrench, featherboards and other small tablesaw accessories. To solve my problem I added a shallow drawer under the side feed table. I simply built a wood box that was open in the front and screwed it...

Spray Can Storage

Spray Can Storage I’m a great fan of aerosol finishes, especially now that many of them have adjustable tips that make much less splatter. But my shop got so cluttered with half-used cans that I had trouble finding the color I wanted, so I built this simple storage rack for all...

Tubular Storage

        Here’s my solution for storing skinny things like wood trim and edge banding. I bought a 12-in.-dia. by 8-ft.-long cardboard concrete form at a home center for about $14. I slid plywood dividers into the tube and added a few screws to hold the dividers in place....

Jumbo Tape Dispenser

Jumbo Tape Dispenser I have five or six different kinds of tape in my shop, and last weekend I got fed up with rooting through a drawer to find the one I wanted. To solve the problem, I built this tape dispenser that holds a variety of tape widths and types.  I...

Overhead Lumber Rack

      I like working in my basement shop, but the floor space is limited. So when it came time to put up a lumber rack, I screwed it to the ceiling because that’s the only space that was wide open. I designed the rack so it holds both long...