[sdiy] Labelling Your Horde Of Stuff

Ian Fritz ijfritz at comcast.net
Thu Jun 9 21:54:48 CEST 2022

Ha, there’s a trick for that! Just put the label back on with a small dot of superglue. There is some kind of mysterious synergy there — they never come off again.

I’m big on using plastic tubs, too. General category labels on the tubs then fill ‘em up with small boxes, jars, ziplocks, whatever.


> On Jun 9, 2022, at 12:54 PM, jslee via Synth-diy <synth-diy at synth-diy.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Jun 2022, at 09:34, Terry Bowman via Synth-diy wrote:.
>> So what are you guys using?
> I previously used Raaco many-drawered cabinets with Dynamo labels on them. After some years the labels lost their “stick” and started falling off, so I recently emptied all the drawer contents into heavyweight (so they stand up tall on their own) 6x4” zip-lock bags in plastic tubs.
> I label the bags with a sharpie along one side and have the zip edge to the right — that way the label is at the top for fast random access, and my fingers don’t wear away the sharpie label when opening/closing the bag.
> This is also far more dense than the Raaco cabinets.
> For more bulky parts like jacks/pots/knobs I use some plastic multi-compartment cases of the kind you might use to store collections of fasteners.
> https://www.ebay.com/itm/323988278307
> https://www.bunnings.com.au/handy-storage-400mm-storage-tote-size-40_p2583754
> https://www.bunnings.com.au/tactix-405mm-organiser-with-12-standard-removable-tubs_p0095848
> John
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