During the move the metal bar that holds our TV stand together got left behind. Without the bar the stand was pretty much useless. So my husband went and made a cheap stand for the TV with an old dresser. During the unpacking I did find the nuts and bolts that went to the TV stand. Since I had these all I needed was a few extra bolts and some hex nuts, and my husband could use a piece of wood to fix the TV stand.
He took a piece of plywood, and spray painted it black to match. Then he drilled some holes into the wood so he could attach it to the brackets that held the glass into place. To be honest the wood looks a lot better than the metal bar did. I am excited that we were able to fix the stand. With it costing almost $100 it would have been a shame if we had to throw it out because it was missing one piece.
My husband and I like to keep different size nails, screws and bolts around the house, because we never know when we might need them.
I take old containers and use them to separate them into proper sections, this makes it a lot easier to find. I use the smaller containers for washers, nuts, and other random small things my husband may have laying around like rubber bands!
Once we get the shed fixed everything will have its own place, and my husband won’t have to ask me where anything is.
What are some ways you store your nails, and such?