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Amazing DIY “Sorta” Bin To Settle Your Last Nerve


The Magic In The Boxes Are The Drawers

This would take some strategic planning on your part as to what you would collect the most of going in the first hole thus the bottom and longest drawer. Whatever you would have the least of, you would designate for the last hole and the top and smallest drawer.

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The drawers are just shallow boxes with bases that are a little wider to slide in slots in the front and back walls.

To prevent items falling into the wrong drawers, you would place vertical dividers between each opening slot as a stopper preventing it from falling into the adjacent drawer.

Design The Top Of Your Box

Okay, so our crafting genius is a little more advanced than maybe some of us in that he crafted his slots on top of the box to resemble the items in each drawer. The creativity of your box is left up to you, but if you are this talented, I say, “Go for it!” I’m sure many of our viewers are just that talented.

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I wanted to make the openings as big a target as possible for those handfuls of hardware, so I made each wider at the top like a funnel. And I cut the shape of each as a visual reminder of what to put where.

We want to thank Wulf, a theatrical prop builder from Toronto, Canada, for sharing his cool invention with us. I’m sure he’ll make many a tool guy or crafting wizard very happy.



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