Add a touch of LEGO awesomeness to any room with these whimsical wall hooks that look like oversize round LEGO 1×1 studs. The set of three includes one white (1″), one black (2″), and one grey (3″) hook. They’re perfect for hanging minifig cosplay hats.
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Unlike tabletop organizers made from plastic or wood, Dango’s aluminum tray is made to be as substantial as the items you place in it. It’s got compartments for phones, wallets, keys, pocket tools, and other EDC, built-in cable management, and can be equipped with DTEX pads for added protection of your items.
We’ve seen some pretty sweet tiny houses over the years, but this is the first time we’ve seen a tiny workshop. Artist Stephen Watson built himself a place to work on his projects that measures just 8′ x 6′ (48 square feet.) It’s a great demonstration of what can be done with a small space and a fastidious approach to organization.
Backed with heavy duty Velcro fasteners, these straps are ideal for hanging up everything from garden hoses to power tools to extension cords in your workshop or garage. They come in capacities from 50 to 300 lb, and feature a spring-loaded quick-release carabiner hook.
Just because you’re working from home doesn’t mean your desk should be a mess. Urban Minimalist’s smart looking desk organizer has spaces for your phone, pens, pencils, business cards, and everyday objects. It’s made form cast concrete and has a recycled cork bottom to protect surfaces from scratches.
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.
CleverMade’s lightweight plastic crates make it easy to store and carry loose items, but then get out of the way when they’re not in use. They have built-in handles and their removable lid secures to the bottom of the crate. Available in a variety of sizes, with either solid or open sides. Sold three to a pack.
This customizable organizer system helps keep your desk free of clutter. Its consists of two different kinds of board and a set of pockets, clips, and holders, each of which attaches magnetically. It’s available as a angled desktop model as well as a portable folio, and you can easily rearrange and swap items between them.
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 bullet-shaped storage capsule is perfect for carrying emergency pills or tightly-rolled cash. The mini-size version has a depth of 0.5″, while the medium is 0.84″ deep. It’s made from titanium and has a waterproof o-ring seal. Comes with a keychain split ring, as well as a stainless steel necklace.
Bull Tools’ large tool roll is great for organization and storage, with 22 graduated pockets that hold different sizes of wrenches, along with four additional pockets for other items. Made from 24-ounce, waterproof duck canvas, it opens up to 30″ x 13.5″, and rolls up to about 5″ x 13.5″.
If you have lots of small parts in your workshop, it can be a challenge to keep them organized. Engineer Dustin Dobransky built a voice-based system using Google Home, IFTTT, a Particle Photon microcontroller, and LED strip lights to place and find items in unlabeled bins. Complete build details on Instructables.
Plan Station’s ingenious invention lets you add a desk anywhere you have some wall studs to hang it from. Simply load two 24″ x 48″ sheets of plywood into its nylon sleeves, and you’ll get a work surface and more than 20 pockets for pens, papers, and more. Great for construction sites, garages, or temporary work at home spaces.
Gatura’s elongated pouch is perfect for carrying knives, pens, flashlights, and other pocket tools. It’s made from rugged Cordura fabric, and has a sturdy YKK zipper. It has a roomy main compartment, along with exterior pockets for your favorite tools. Measures appx. 7.9″ x 3.1″ x 2.2″, and available in a variety of color combos.
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.
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.
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 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.
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