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Awesome Workshops

Boltster Bolt and Fastener Organizer

Boltster Bolt and Fastener Organizer
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Losing a bolt while working on your car can really suck. The Boltster securely holds onto bolts and fasteners thanks to its flexible silicone construction. Its hex-shaped holes hold bolts from 7mm to 17mm in diameter, while its perimeter holes hold smaller screws. They also make an organizer tray and a mini version.

Vyper Chairs

Vyper Chairs
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Built for workshops and garages, Vyper chairs are designed for durability. They’re made in America and offer steel or aluminum frames, casters that roll over just about anything, and comfy padded seats. The chairs come in short and tall models, with or without backs. Add-ons include drink/parts and tool holders.

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International Blue Bird Adventure Bus

International Blue Bird Adventure Bus

If you find yourself at the end of the world, buddy up with Gordo from Earth. He transformed a 2003 International Blue Bird school bus into a mobile workshop. It has solar and generator power, a massive roof rack, beds for four, and a rear deck with a crane for moving gear. Mobile Dwellings takes us on a tour of this awesome rig.

Mark Rober’s Secret Lair

Mark Rober’s Secret Lair

Engineer Mark Rober is known for pulling off some of the biggest experiments, pranks, and fun things on the internet. Now, he’s built an awesome maker’s space, lab, and play place with hidden entrances, a giant foam pit, and a bathroom that alerts everyone if you don’t wash your hands. It’s also the HQ for Crunch Labs.

Workshop Desk

Workshop Desk

With real estate prices like they are today, square footage is at a premium. If you live or work in a small space, this video from Handy Bear shows off a creative way to turn an ordinary desk into a tool and parts organizer, and keeping the desktop free as a work surface. (Thanks, Michel!)

Flip-Top Workbench

Flip-Top Workbench

Do you like to keep your workshop neat and organized? Some Skill Studio does too. In order to keep his workbench clear of power tools, he built them into shelves that flip over from underneath its surface. This is such a great idea for working in limited spaces.

Diamond Plate Garage Organizers

Diamond Plate Garage Organizers
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We’ve seen lots of organizers for tools, but they’re mostly pretty boring to look at. Garage Junky Store sells storage units handcrafted from diamond plate aluminum for a shiny and substantial look. They make cordless drill holders, shop towel holders, trash cans, broom holders, document holders, and more.

The Million Dollar Workshop

The Million Dollar Workshop

For those of us who dabble in building and repairing things, our workbenches of often relegated to a corner of the basement or a garage. And then there’s Doug, a Houston-based commercial contractor whose workshop is better equipped than a Home Depot store. Bauforum24 visited from Germany to tour this amazing workshop.

Touring Grant Imahara’s Shop

Touring Grant Imahara’s Shop

Mythbuster and engineer Grant Imahara passed away in 2020. His friends Adam Savage and fellow maker Fon Davis took a tour of Grant’s personal workshop, which has remained untouched since his death. The video serves as a tribute to Imahara’s creativity and intelligence and brought a tear to our eyes.

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