How to Organize a Workshop
Shelving, Tool & Cord Storage Ideas
9 Ways You Can Organize Your Workshop
Putting projects together in a disorganized workshop can be frustrating and time-consuming. Getting a workshop organized is oftentimes stressful and overwhelming, so the workshop stays messy, and you often have to stop in the middle of working on your project to organize your workspace enough to let you continue. Here are some tips on how to get your workshop organized to let you work on your projects without clutter.
Separate What You Use
Another pile should be devoted to tools you never use. If this tool has been sitting in a box for months without being touched, unless it is some highly specialized piece of equipment, it needs to go. Keeping tons of tools that you do not use for the “just in case” will just lead to unnecessary clutter. You can donate those tools to charity, sell them in a garage sale, or for the more expensive tools, sell them online. Now you should be left with only the tools and materials you need and will use. Having these set clearly aside will help you determine exactly what your shop needs to make it organized.
4 Simple Ways to Add Shelves
There are tons of different ways you can set up shelves in your workshop, depending on your personal style, needs, and budget.
Organizing the Little Things
The tools have been sorted, but you still have tons of little odds and ends to get organized.
Another way to organize your cords is by attaching them to alligator clips and hanging those clips off a piece of twine. Photo credit: lifehacker.com