Organizing My Workbench

Organizing the clutter, finding stuff you forgot you had, throwing away junk, and cleaning your workbench can be fun and satisfying, if you have a label maker. I recently overhauled my workbench storage for small parts and tools and want to share some of my process with you. Whether you’re into electronics, jewelry making, home improvement, or all three (+more) like me, hopefully you’ll find something useful here (guide on Instructables).

Hard Drive Shelf

A shelf for my drives! Take a peek behind my computer, and you’ll find a stack of external hard drives and a mess of cables. I keep a piece of fabric in front of this area to help keep dust out, but it’s far from perfect and takes up a lot of horizontal desk space.

My goal with this project is to free up this space while creating a new safe home for my drives, where they could get fresh air without clogging up their fans with sawdust or anything else.