[Lab] Part Box

Darcy Whyte darcy at siteware.com
Mon Jun 6 21:30:26 EDT 2011

I have a huge steel rolling tool storage system:


Plus soom shelves and plastic containers. I need more capacity but I'm
surviving on this stuff.

Those huge toolboxes are way more convenient then they look!

On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 9:26 PM, Paul & Andrea Mumby <themumbys at gmail.com>wrote:

> I use a combination. For smaller parts (ICs, Resistors, and individual
> components) I use the small plastic multi-drawer units. These can be had at
> most hardware stores for a reasonable price. Usually have 1" x 1.5" bins
> that are about 6" deep, normally between 20 and 50 of them. The units are a
> foot or two high and a foot wide usually. They range in price from $10 to
> $40 depending on model/features and if you get them on sale. I got a bunch
> of mastercraft ones from canadian tire on sale for like $15 each a while
> ago. They stack, and have sockets to hang on screws on the wall.
> In addition to those, I use shelves with larger bins. You used to be able
> to get them in costco, they have assorted sizes ranging from like 4" square
> bins (by about a foot deep) to 10" x 6" bins by a foot deep. Has like 60
> bins on it. Metal shelving unit. Good and sturdy, holds heavy or larger
> parts well. I think they were around $150 but don't remember clearly.
> Hope that helps some.
> - Paul
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 6:40 PM, Laxman Pradhan <laxmanpradhan at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hey guys,
>> I was wondering what you use to store your parts in. I'm looking for some
>> kind of shelf with small drawers for things like resistors, capacitors and
>> other small parts. I'd like to have a bunch of labelled bins to for easy
>> access instead of the mess of random boxes I have now.
>> Thanks,
>> Laxman
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