I have five or six different kinds of tape in my shop, and last weekend I got fed up with rooting through a drawer to find the one I wanted. To solve the problem, I built this tape dispenser that holds a variety of tape widths and types. I made my dispenser from scraps of 3/4-in. birch lumber but plywood will work.
I love when someone takes an amazingly simple mundane item and uses it for something awesome. Check out these 10 great ideas for organization using household items you probably already have laying around right after the jump! Want to see more organization and storage ideas?
A patio floor does double duty as a Scrabble board. E. Spencer Toy Click to Enlarge "I like areas of double use," says Sacramento architect Kristy McAuliffe, and her 5-foot square Scrabble board rates at least a double-word score on the scale of inventive garden games. With the help of friend Keith Rogers, McAuliffe made a wood frame, then poured concrete and scored it into 3¾-inch squares separated by ¼-inch joints.