Is your garage or workshop filled with cans of spray paint, WD-40, or canned air? This specialized wall shelf is perfect for keeping cans organized. It’s got eight spaces for cans, along with a steel bar for paper towels, and metal hooks for hanging lightweight tools or brushes. Made from sturdy steel, powdercoated in bright red.
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Improve your work from home setup with Equal Peaks‘ sturdy aluminum laptop stand. Not only does it put your computer in a better position, it includes a built in smartphone holder, and clears desk space for storing small items underneath. Available in silver or black, with protective plastic pads and rubber feet.
There are lots of ways to keep tools organized, but there’s something very satisfying about custom-cut foam dividers that hold tools perfectly in place. The guys at Shadow Foam make that kind of dense foam, and recently used a huge sheet of it to create an epic wall for mounting and organizing all their Makita power tools.
This sleek display stand is made from solid wood, and hand-finished with natural oil and wax. It raises computer monitors by 2.76″, for better ergonomics and a place to stow your keyboard, and has three built-in grooves for storing pens. Measures 24.4″ x 9.5″ at its base, and holds monitor bases up to 19.3″ x 7.9″. Available in oak or ash.
Keep your pocket tools, watches, and other EDC gear organized with this lockable display valet from Drop. It holds up to 7 knives, 3 watches, a wallet, and 2 full-size pens or 4 small flashlights, and has a USB pass-through for charging. An optional storage drawer ($50) stacks beneath the main section for added capacity.
Keep your desk tidy in just the way you like it with these modular hexagon desk organizers from Ewartwoods. They’re available as a pen holder, one-, two-, or three-part trays, a cup holder, a business card holder, phone holder, and more. They can be lined with fabric or cork if you don’t want bare wood.
These hard-shelled polycarbonate cases are perfect for keeping gadgets, cash, and other small items safe from damage when camping, boating, or in any outdoor situation where water is a concern. They’re waterproof, dustproof, and close securely with a triple action latch. Available in three sizes and a variety of colors.
This modular lunchbox system lets you pick which food containers you need for a specific meal, and packs neatly inside of a bag that transforms into a reversible eating mat. The full kit includes stackable containers, a warm/cool gel pack, a cutlery holder, carrying handle, and more. The mat is machine washable too.
Keep your pens, pencils, and other skinny pocket tools neat and organized with Ewittco’s nicely-structured full-grain leather cases. They come in a variety of colors, and can be personalized with an engraved name or logo graphic. Measures 7.7″ x 3.7″ closed, 7.7″ x 7.7″ open.
Orbitkey’s portable desktop organizer helps declutter your workspace, while keeping everyday items easily accessible. Its top serves as a tray for phones, wallets, and watches, while its lower section has space for cables, chargers, business cards, pens, and other things. It’s also got a built-in wireless Qi charger in its lid.
So you’ve loaded up on pens, flashlights, pocket tools, and other gear for your daily survival kit, now how to keep it at the ready? You need a good pouch, that’s what. Our pals at Everyday Carry have got you covered with their top picks for these useful cases, packed with straps and compartments to keep everything handy.
Accessory maker Distil Union created this smart organizational system for your money, keys, phone, sunglasses and other everyday items. It uses magnets to attach multiple items together, or to hang them on its wall base station. The components come in a variety of stylish colors too. (Thanks Thong!)
Gearheads, give your keys the proper respect, and hang them on one of ZAAS Designs‘ slick key racks, embellished with the logo of your favorite performance car. Each one is handmade from MDF and acrylic, with a faux carbon fiber wrap, and four aluminum key hooks. Measures 7.75″w x 5.5″ h.
An elegant and substantive way to organize your vinyl record collection. Symbol Audio’s modular storage system features solid wood drawers with soft-close drawer slides, vegetable-tanned leather handles, and brass hardware. Each drawer holds up to 90 records. They can be configured with equipment shelves or open-top storage.
Just because you’re a road warrior doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have a good work space. The Co/Studio is a portable office that fits into your backpack. It includes a laptop power bank, wireless charger, organizer wallet, folding mouse pad, and a versatile desk pad that doubles as a privacy shield, laptop stand, and more.
Builder April Wilkerson was looking for a way to get all of the small hardware items out of the way and organized in her shop, so she opened up a section of wall, and built in a series of slotted wooden beams which hold dozens of plastic storage bins. It’s a great idea for an unused interior wall.
This heavy duty, waxed canvas roll-up has space for lots of loose tools or other small items. It has multiple interior pockets with hook-and-loop or zipper closures, and a reassuring buckle to keep it rolled tight. It’s also available as a wrench roll with deep, zippered pouches.
While 5.11’s tactical bag is designed to ride in the passenger seat of police cars, there’s no reason you can’t use it too. It holds up to 39 liters of gear, and has got tons of useful organization compartments and straps for tools and other accessories, and it can attach securely to your seat, or be carried like a messenger bag.
WJMake’s handmade leather organizer is designed to hold three everyday essentials – a pocket multitool, a compact flashlight, and a pen, all ready for quick access on your belt. Be sure to check the Etsy listing to ensure your tools will fit. Available with side loops, or rear clips or loops.
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