My 9-year-old son with an ADHD diagnosis has recently embraced his love of tools and tinkering. Yay! However every project he embarks upon brings such disorder in its wake, his workshop (our garage) is in a constant state of chaos and is frequently unsafe. How do I help him (and keep my own sanity)? [more inside]
How do I organize my household tools in a very small apartment? [more inside]
Handypeople and DIYers, how do you organize all the small stuff you accumulate so that you can find it later? [more inside]
How do you make note of different project ideas and various information that relates to it? Preferably a system that could scale well between an abstract idea and a really detailed one. [more inside]
How are people organizing their information (professional and personal) in this day and age? What kind of system is flexible enough to cope with multiple data types (PDFs, DOCs, short text notes, hyperlinks, ...), efficient during collection (when browsing the Web, when reading documents, ...) and won't get in my way when I try to use it? [more inside]
If I buy an oversized item at Target (i.e. a box of Milkbones or a pack of toilet paper), the cashier will slap on a very strong, heavy-duty strap with the red Target logo on it. It's almost like duct tape, except stronger and the sticky portion is only on each opposite end. What is this stuff called, and where can I buy a generic equivalent?
Nine drawers, two compartments in each drawer, and over a hundred miscellaneous tools. Help me organize my tool chest. [more inside]