Hide small items in plain sight with this fake book storage box. Designed to look like the parts manual from an old piece of industrial equipment, it’ll look great sitting alongside other mechanics’ books. It measures 7″ x 5.5″ x 1.8″ and is made from canvas, wrapped around MDF plywood, with a velvet-lined interior.
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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.
This special edition of Pelican’s incredibly durable hard-shell V100 Vault has three custom foam inserts for storing pocket knives. It’s designed to provide a waterproof, crushproof, and dustproof home for up to 19 knives. We’re thinking it would work for watches as well. Available for a limited time from Drop.
Give your over-the-ear headphones a proper place to rest when you’re not wearing them. This handmade stand from AmbiColoredLight features a head-shaped sandalwood-veneered base. At its center is a light-up acrylic porthole that displays a laser-etched waveform graphic that can change colors to suit your mood.
Accessory maker Craighill presents an elegant home for jewelry, coins, pills, or other small items you want to keep from getting lost. The Press Vessel is made from anodized aluminum, and its lid has a silicone o-ring for an airtight fit. Available in silver or black finishes. Measures appx. 2.5″ in diameter and 2″ tall.
We love furniture that folds to get out of the way when not in use. In this video from builder Izzy Swan, he shows off a wall-mounted Sapele wood cabinet that unfolds into a small table. The items stored on its shelves stay flat as the table is extended, and he says it’s sturdy enough to hold a 5-gallon bucket of water.
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.
Never lose a remote or spill a drink on your couch again. This smartly-designed organizer sits on furniture and provides storage for remotes and your phone, a self-balancing drink holder, and a snack cup. Its sections are modular so you can mix and match parts from multiple Couch Consoles. Measures 10.5″ x 10.5″ x 4″.
Known for their overlanding and van-life gear, Step 22 has great storage solutions for travel. Made for camping or glamping, The Hedgehog toiletry roll hangs anywhere and neatly rolls up. It has seven storage areas, including two removable pouches. When unrolled, the attached carry bag converts into a storage bucket.
This collapsible utility tote is designed for efficiently storing and carrying gear. It’s as rugged as a hard-sided case but folds down small when empty. It’s made from weatherproof nylon with a steel frame, a polyurethane-coated foam lid, and has a clear window, so you know what’s inside. Measures 15.7″ x 19.5″ x 13.8″.
Sick of digging through drawers looking for batteries? Keep them all in one spot in this briefcase-style organizer. It’s got foam cutouts for AA, AAA, C, D, 9V, and button batteries, along with zippered pockets for other sizes. It also comes with a battery tester, and its makers claim its fireproof, waterproof, and even explosionproof.
Accessory maker Dango’s portable storage canister looks like something on Batman’s utility belt. It’s machined from 6061 aluminum, and provides a waterproof, food-safe space to carry pills, money, keys, coins, matches or other small supplies. It’s available in satin silver or jet black, and with an optional paracord tether.
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.
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″.
This keychain storage cache has two sections, so you can store different items in each of halves. It’s airtight, and perfect for carrying pills, emergency cash, or other small items. Internal dimensions are .45″ across, 0.63″ deep on one side, and 0.71″ deep on the other. Available in brass, stainless steel, or titanium.
Milwaukee Tool’s rugged crate is perfect for holding and carrying power tools and accessories. The impact resistant crate can carry up to 50 lb, is stackable, or can be hung on the wall with an optional mounting plate. Locking points ensure stable stacking, and it’s compatible with other PackOUT storage components.
Keep your drinks within reach with one of these outdoor metal holders from Newch Creative Welds. The YardStick comes in 1-drink, 2-drink, and 4-drink variants, each with a 3-foot-tall stake for the beach or grass, along with a built-in bottle opener. They also make versions with a metal stand for use on patios or decks.
Thanko Japan’s all-in-one plastic rack is perfect for gamers, providing storage for consoles, game boxes, and accessories. It comes with an HDMI switch and an outlet strip, though it’s designed for 2-prong AC plugs only. Stack two for even more space. You’ll need to use a service like White Rabbit Express to import one from Japan.
Rugged Tools‘ tool roll is designed to be more durable and functional than others. It’s made from a water-resistant, grease-resistant, rip-resistant fabric with reinforced seams, and has five deep tool pockets, and one that’s also accessible outside. Hanging grommets make the 26″ x 14.5″ interior easy to access.
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.
Handmade in Germany, these racks are great for getting bicycles up off the ground. Each one features a sturdy aluminum body with a felt-lined “V” groove that gives your bike a safe resting place. An interior cubby has a wooden shelf that’s great for storing small accessories. Available in black or white with a variety of wood finishes.
You’ve spent your hard-earned cash building a collection of great tools, watches, and other pocketable items. Don’t leave them lying around to get lost. Everyday Carry picked 12 really nice valet trays for organizing your gear at home. We’re suckers for compartments, so the Drop Cache is our fave.
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.
You spent big bucks on your laptop, but is your case up to protecting it from shocks or spills? This sleeve from Domiso uses layers of polyurethane, EVA plastic, and sponge rubber to insulate your precious electronic cargo from damage. It comes in sizes ranging from 10″ to 17.3″, so there’s one for every laptop.
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