Awesome Storage

The Knife Deck

The Knife Deck
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Holme & Hadfield’s valet is designed specifically to hold pocket knives. It has four knife slots on top which sit beneath a clear acrylic display box, while its drawer can hold everyday items like glasses, a wallet, and small pocket tools. Available in walnut or black finishes. They also make a model for watch collectors.

Revov Tray Box

Revov Tray Box

The Revov keeps your glasses, keys, phone, watch, and other everyday essentials organized. Its rotating beech wood top tray snaps satisfyingly into place using magnets, providing quick access to the items stored in the aluminum cubby below. Plus, removable dividers allow you to customize its storage compartment.

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HIVE Evo Modular Drawer System

HIVE Evo Modular Drawer System
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O3D’s modular storage drawers remind us that hexagons are the bestagons. They’re perfect for organizing small hardware and electronic parts. Modules include two types of drawers, which can be customized by sliding together sections. They’re sold as a set of digital files for 3D printing, and also come in a square design.

Evergreen 56 Dry Box

Evergreen 56 Dry Box
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This hardshell box keeps gadgets, keyfobs, pocket tools, and other small items safe from the elements. It’s impact-resistant, dustproof, crushproof, IP67 waterproof, and can float with up to 3 lb. of gear inside. A 3-step locking latch ensures contents stay dry and secure. It measures 8.4″ x 4.4″ x 2.3″ inside and 9.5″ x 5.8″ x 2.8″ outside.

Torack Tool Organizer System

Torack Tool Organizer System
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This wall-mounted pegboard rack makes it easy to keep all your hand tools organized and ready to use. It includes 4 feet of powder-coated steel pegboard, along with a variety of pegs, hooks, bins, shelves, and drill bit boxes to keep everything tidy. It even includes a wrench organizer and a paper towel holder.

Acrylic Wall Storage Pocket

Acrylic Wall Storage Pocket
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This see-through circular wall bin is perfect for keeping loose toys and other small items off of the floor. It’s ideal for Hot Wheels or LEGO, but also would look cool filled with colorful marbles. It measures 14″ across by 4″ deep, and holds up to 18 pounds. Pottery Barn Kids sells matching square bins.

Making a Floating Workbench

Making a Floating Workbench

John Heisz wanted a place to store some of the tools and other items that didn’t have a home in his shop. So he created a wall-mounted cabinet that provides cubbies, drawers, and a work surface on top. He built it from scrap plywood and wood from previous projects. That gizmo in the upper left is a twin-screw vise John also made.

Nocturn Catch Tray

Nocturn Catch Tray
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Keep your wallet, keys, and other small EDC neat and tidy with this elegant catch-all tray from Craighill. Each one is crafted in Michigan from premium American hardwood, and measures 7.5″ x 11″. Choose from black walnut, natural maple, or ink-stained maple.

Fake Books

Fake Books

Puebco’s library of weathered and tattered books look completely realistic, but they’re actually secret storage boxes. To make their contents even less appealing to would-be thieves, they come in such fascinating titles as “3208 Industrial Engine Parts Book” and “Rapid Identification (Spot Testing) of Some Metals and Alloys.”

Kuk Design Desktop Organizer

Kuk Design Desktop Organizer
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Keep your desk clutter under control with this tower-style MDF wood organizer from Kuk Design. It has two upright slots for storing notebooks or a tablet, four small shelves for accessories, and a lower cubby that’s perfect for A4 or Letter-size papers. They also make a version for storing lots of pens or markers.

Jumbl Jigsaw Puzzle Boards

Jumbl Jigsaw Puzzle Boards
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While they’re not as cool as Simone Giertz’s puzzle table, we think Jumbl’s jigsaw puzzle boards are great. They provide a smooth work surface with an edgeless design for sliding puzzles off, along with drawers for storing pieces. They also make a portable version that folds up and holds your pieces on a felt surface.

LEGO x ROOM Wood Accessories

LEGO x ROOM Wood Accessories

LEGO teamed up with ROOM Copenhagen to create a collection of wooden home accessories inspired by LEGO bricks. The series includes stackable drawers, picture frames, book racks, and wall hangers. Each piece is made from FSC-certified oak wood. Keep an eye on ROOM’s Amazon page for these to go on sale.

Knife Organizer + Display Case

Knife Organizer + Display Case
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Do you collect pocket knives? Keep them organized and easily accessible in this clamshell organizer case. It holds up to 64 knives in its four storage flaps, each lined with numerous elastic straps. You can also use it to store other kinds of pocket tools.

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GOAT Hub Cooler + Gear System

GOAT Hub Cooler + Gear System

GOAT Boxco’s Hub system offers one of the smartest designs we’ve seen. In addition to a cooling bin, they have four detachable “CAN” containers which can carry gear, bait, snacks, or other small items. They come in two sizes, with pre-loaded KITs and a CAN storage rack available. Prices shown are $100 off for a limited time.

Hex Hive Modular Craft Organizers

Hex Hive Modular Craft Organizers
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Do you have art supplies lying all over your workshop? These interlocking tubes from Marks Mandalas form a grid of cubbies for organizing paints and markers. They come in sets from 20 pieces up to 200 pieces and are ideal for 2oz. craft paint bottles, pens, pencils, other skinny tools. You can use them either horizontally or vertically.

Dango Cash Tray

Dango Cash Tray
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Part of Dango’s CNC machined aluminum tray collection, the Cash Tray is the perfect place to dump your wallet, spare change, and a pen or flashlight from your pocket. Its coin tray doubles as an ashtray, and it’s also available without the interior pads for $10 less.

8-Tablet Charging Station

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Charge multiple tablets simultaneously and keep them secure with this locking device cabinet. It has a built-in eight outlet power strip and can be mounted on a desk or screwed to a wall. Rubber-coated dividers keep tablets safe from scratches, and ventilated sides prevent overheating. Also available in a 16-device version.

Worky Home Office Kit

Worky Home Office Kit
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Worky transforms any tabletop into an office in an instant. Its portable case contains a workspace for your laptop, a power strip with USB charging ports, a cable organizer, file and accessory storage, and a magnetic dry-erase whiteboard surrounded by LED lighting for video calls.

The Woodsman Display Rack

The Woodsman Display Rack
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UK woodworker Silas & Such make a variety of racks for display and organization. This rustic reclaimed wood shelving can showcase a mix of knives, watches, and other small collectible items. It measures 35.4″ w x 16.9″ h x 4.3″ d and can be wall-mounted into studs or used freestanding.

Front Runner Wolf Pack Pro

Front Runner Wolf Pack Pro

Keep your gear safe and organized with Front Runner’s stackable storage boxes. Perfect for overlanding, they’re made from impact-resistant plastic and keep out water and dust with secure latches and an IP66 rating. They have built-in carrying handles, and work great with Front Runner’s stretchy Stratchits tie-downs.

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Massive Mouth Tool Bags

Massive Mouth Tool Bags
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ToughBuilt’s heavy-duty tool bags feature a lightweight yet structured design, and a cavernous interior compartment which can be accessed via a wide-mouth zipper top. There are tool pouches and loops inside, as well as exterior pockets, and their main section can be locked. They in sizes from 12″ to 30″ wide.

26-Pocket Tool Roll

26-Pocket Tool Roll
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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″.

BDK EDC Maintenance Tray

BDK EDC Maintenance Tray
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Need to work on your pocket knife or other small items? This metal tray from BDKtools provides the perfect spot for maintenance. It’s CNC milled from a single piece of aluminum, anodized in black, and lined with rubberized cork. It’s got a large work tray, three smaller parts trays, and holders for a bit driver and bits.

Hidden Jigsaw Puzzle Table

Hidden Jigsaw Puzzle Table

Jigsaw puzzles can be loads of fun, but they also take up lots of table space. Simone Giertz came up with a solution by designing and building a an overly-complex dining table. Its tambour wood roll-top conceals a jigsaw puzzle compartment that rises like an elevator. That painter’s tape and glue clamp is a neat hack.

Jerry Can Mini Bars

Jerry Can Mini Bars
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We had no idea that people were packing their spirits and mixers into fuel canisters, but we found a number of artists over on Etsy doing just that. Each one features a hinged front to access your drink supplies, while some have wooden dividers or elastic straps to keep things organized. There’s a DIY guide on Instructables too.

SneakerThrone Shoe Organizers

SneakerThrone Shoe Organizers
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Put your sneakers collection on display in these LED-illuminated shoe organizers. Each two-shelf module is handmade from wood and features lift-and-slide acrylic doors with brushed silver pulls. Each unit holds up to six pairs of shoes and comes with a remote to control lighting colors.

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