Tired of tools lying all over? This aluminum tool rack is great for organizing screwdrivers and other small tools. It has 50 cutouts and holds tools at a 45º angle for easy access. Its two-layer construction keeps tools straight, and its bottom shelf can be used to hold hardware – though we suggest adding a magnetic strip.
This belt-worn tool sheath is perfect for carrying your most frequently used everyday gear. It’s got holsters for a multitool, a pen, a flashlight, a pocket knife, a tape measure, and a key fob. Each one is made in Georgia from genuine leather and comes in green, black, or brown.
These hook-and-loop storage straps attach to steel surfaces with an extra-strong magnet. They’re great for hanging items from tool cabinets or a pickup truck bed. But we think the best idea is to secure a metal plate to your garage or workshop wall; then, you can hang and rearrange tools and cords without drilling holes. Sold individually or in 2- and 4-packs.
Dango’s small aluminum tray collection is designed to hold three to four pens or pencils and is ideal for the company’s own writing instruments. Its horizontal tray can also hold a small notebook, and it doubles as a smartphone stand. Available in Satin Silver and Jet Black finishes.
This unique wall-mounted birch plywood desk from Teixeira Design Studio blends modern, minimalist style with versatility. In addition to its laptop surface, it has a set of nested drawers and shelves that pivot into place, providing extra work area and storage when you need it.
Magpul’s pouches are ideal for carrying small items, from tools to parts to ammo. They’re made from a reinforced polymer fabric with an anti-slip texture, welded seams, and a water-resistant YKK zipper with a shrink-tube-wrapped paracord zipper for easy opening with gloves on. They also make a see-through version.
This desktop accessory provides the perfect spot for storing memory cards. It looks like a circuit board, but it’s just a wooden storage tray. It’s got slots for SD cards, Micro SD cards, USB flash drives, and more. Be sure to select the “SD card” option when ordering. It looks great alongside the EleksMaker USB hub.
These minimal handmade wood trays from Design Craft Workshop are made from solid walnut. We like the 8″ and 12″ versions for keeping track of your watch, wallet, eyeglasses, keys, and other everyday items. Larger models are available in sizes up to 23″ in diameter and make beautiful serving trays.
This 2″ cast iron desktop object offers an elegant and practical place to store and strike matches. Its shape is reminiscent of a giant match head and has a deep knurled pattern on its outside, providing the friction needed to start strike anywhere matches. (Matches not included.)
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.
This bike accessory combines two useful functions – a mount for viewing maps and information on your phone, along with a storage bag for your wallet, keys, bike tools, or other small accessories. It comes in both a top-tube mount and handlebar version. It’s waterproof and has a built-in sunshade for your phone screen.
Carpenter John Heisz of I Build It typically makes things out of wood. However, with the high price of lumber these days, he decided to use cardboard boxes to build this parts organizer. We appreciate the attention to detail he put into crafting this multi-drawer parts storage unit.
Keep your watch, wallet, keys, and other accessories organized in one of these handmade trays from Italy-based artist Virginio Brambilla. Each tray is made from real carbon fiber weave for a technical look and durability. The small tray measures 15 cm x 23 cm (5.9″ x 9″), and the bigger one is 20 cm x 37 cm (7.9″ x 14.6″).
Matty Benedetto of Unnecessary Inventions loves IKEA and hopes to collaborate with them someday. After the Swedish home furnishings company reached out to him, he thought it would be fun to design, prototype, and produce an office chair with a built-in pegboard so he could readily access hand tools while wheeling around his studio.
We’re absolutely wild about things that keep everything in its right place. Jason from Epic Upcycling shows off an amazing build – a custom rack for all of his woodworking tools. It’s an impressive piece of cabinetry, and he made it entirely from scrap wood he harvested from shelving units he used to have in his workshop.
The SPX Pouch from Prometheus Design Werx provides a safe place to carry your smartphone while hiking, climbing, or enjoying other outdoor activities. Its main compartment has pockets for a phone and a slim power bank, while its outer pocket holds cables or small pocket tools. It’s made from durable 500D Cordura and has MOLLE webbing on the back.
Keep your space looking clean and tidy wood bike rack from Artifox. It’s fabricated from hardwood with a powder-coated steel hook for hanging your bike by its front tire. The long backing board keeps tires from marking up your wall and mounts easily. It’s available in walnut, white oak, or black oak finishes and holds bikes with tires up to 3.25″ wide.
The slimline X-Pac Secret Utility Pouch from CountyComm is great for carrying pocket tools, pens, flashlights, and other small items. It’s made from durable and lightweight X-Pac fabric and has exterior pockets for skinny items and a zippered main compartment that’s ideal for cards, cash, and more.
This smartly-designed accessory provides a place to store items by your bed without the need for a bedside table. The Night Caddy mounts between your mattress and box spring and provides space for your phone, reading materials, and up to a 32oz. drink or water bottle. It ships with a dual USB charger and a 6-foot cord.
The Barbox makes a great gift for drink lovers, offering a complete home bar kit in a wall-mountable wood storage case. It comes with a 17-piece bartending kit, including commonly used steel bar tools, a portable bar stand, and a bar mat. It’s got a glass hanging rack on the bottom, and its front door doubles as a picture frame.
Thai decor company ElementsDen is taking pre-orders for this metal record storage cabinet based on the carts flight attendants use on airplanes. It has a clear door so you can see your records inside, a stainless steel latch, and an optional pull-out drawer. The price works out to roughly $800, but shipping could get expensive. Pre-orders end 8.31.23.
Hexagons are the bestagons, so it only makes sense that they could make one of the most versatile DIY storage systems we’ve seen. Fix This Build That needed a place to store loose items in his workshop, so he 3D printed a honeycomb-shaped grid to hang on the wall, and that can accept custom modules like shelves, tool bins, and hooks.
Maker Neil Paskin previously created a cool parts organizer cart. Now, he’s back with another impressive build – a set of curved drawers that fit into a cylindrical tower. It took some geometry skills to figure out the angles for cutting its 24 triangular drawers, which he refined into curved shapes with a jigsaw and router. The whole thing spins on a turntable.