Create a well-organized workshop with plenty of storage space and workspace for all your do-it-yourself projects.
Garage Shelving Plans: Hardware Organizer
Organize your garage shelving with this plan for a system of hanging wood bins. Store fasteners and hardware in the bins, then carry the bins to your project as you need them.
Other Projects for DIYers from The Family Handyman:
Mini Classic DIY Workbench for Kids
Give your child a chance to make projects on their own DIY workbench—a smaller-scale version of a classic design that's been in use for over a century.
Classic DIY Workbench Plans
Tough, inexpensive DIY workbenches made from pine will do good service for generations. Using this simple plan you can build one in a morning.
Wood Work Bench
This simple wood work bench is perfect for a garage or utility room, and it takes up almost no floor space. It's also great as a potting bench or laundry table.
How to Loosen Nuts, Bolts and Screws
Use these time saving (and frustration saving!) tips to loosen stuck fasteners. They work on any fasteners in your home, automobiles and lawn mowers. So stop dealing with problem nuts, bolts and screws and make life easy on yourself with these time-tested tricks.
Tips for a Tidy Workshop
Use these simple tips to make your workshop work smarter, cleaner, more efficient and more comfortable. Most of these tips use materials you have on hand and take less than 10 minutes to implement.
Build a Table Saw Sled
Build these simple table saw sleds and make perfectly square cross cuts and flawless 45-degree miter cuts in both small and wide boards. You only need a 4x4 sheet of 1/2- or 3/4-in. plywood, particle board or MDF, some glue and a few hours time.
Our compact garage workbench has an expanding top that folds out for extra work space and tucks away when not in use. It also has easy-to-assemble drawers and a shelf for convenient storage. And you can build this simple workbench in one day.
Homemade Penetrating Oil
Modern rust penetrants work great, but if you’re all out and don’t want to make a trip to the hardware store, this homemade penetrating oil will do the trick.