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Store Your Extension Cords Without Tangling Them Up - I bet an empty litter bucket would work too!

Store Your Cords Without Tangling Them Up

Long extension cords inevitably tie themselves up into a tangled mess. But this simple project uses an empty bucket and some PVC pipe to build a home for a long extension cord that keeps it wound up and tangle-free.

Metal hooks are literally a dime-a-dozen. I've made a bike repair stand using similar materials so this one should be pretty easy to make. I plan on adapting this to the DIY Garage Storage System.

Garage Storage: DIY Tips and Hints

Build a rugged metal pipe to store cords, hoses, ropes and tools. You'll need three or x iron pipe threaded on both ends; two pipe nipples: two pipe fittings; two floor flanges; and several S-hooks.


Sears craftsmen cabinets raised on triple Custom built the counter top from 2 ply's of MDF covered in formica.

Attach a piece of wood to your wall. Adhere magnetic strips to the wood. Glue washers to the underside of small, clear containers. Put your screws, bolts, nails, etc. inside the containers, cap them, and place them on the wood. The washers will hold tight on the magnetic strip.

Here's another clever magnetic strip idea. Glue washers to the bottom of plastic containers and stick them to a magnetic strip. Use the cheap plastic Gladware containers for an inexpensive way to organize your little bits and bobs.

Organizing Made Fun: 31 Days of Organizing Fun: Day #17 -- PVC pipe

{pvc-pipe screwdriver storage} made with a length of pipe. holes spaced on centers. check out this website for several other pvc-pipe projects.

Wilker Do's: DIY Power Tool Storage System

25 Awesome DIY Garage Storage And Organization Ideas

For the hubby~ 12 Free Workshop Storage Plans: Tool Cabinets, Rolling Carts, Under Stair Storage and

Clever Ways to Store Tools

Clever Ways to Store Tools