Cute but deadly packing

They maybe Cute But Deadly but they still need a proper packing after all!
And I am not talking ’bout animals or little turtle ninjas or deadly spiders, tho who’s gonna call spiders cute, but hey… You never know.
Cute But Deadly is a series of figures based on all universes created by Blizzard, one of the biggest player in game industry nowadays. These vinyl figures vary somewhat but most measure around 3×2″ and are made of clear ABS & non-phthalate PVC. Very detailed and cute cartoonish looking. Small size is a huge plus for me, easy to move around or find a place to store. Been collecting, buying, trading and selling them for some time now. And, in my opinion, biggest problem always was shipping.
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Fixing old IKEA Malm saggy drawers. For free.

Let me start with this – I do hate new Malm’s drawer chests. 3, 4 or even 6 drawers, doesn’t matter.
From top to bottom. Quality is terrible, some metal parts been switched to plastic one, unnecessary heavy MDF inserts, new designs are… Bad. Just bad.
In other hand we do have lots of old style MALM’s. And we love them. In my opinion this series was one of the IKEA’s best ever made.
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Small hack: Portable Parts Storage Case by StoreHouse

Here is a small hack of 15 Bin Small Portable Parts Storage Case made by StoreHouse and sold by Harbor Freight.
First of all keep in mind that these are sold by Harbor Freight. So we are not talking about high quality but looking for usability and price.
These storage cases are a good example of it.
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Rules 101. Gordian knot of cables.

Seems like your worst nightmare comes true – a giant Gordian knot of cables. Unfortunately you are not Alexander the Great and can not sliced it in half with a stroke of your sword. That is to say, you could, yet will it settle the issue? Doubt it…
Don’t get me wrong, I have nothing against cables or wires! But no matter if it is your power tool or extension cord or 50 foot network cable you keeping “just in a case…” seems like there is only one solution – organize it.
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Rules 101. If you use it, clean it.



Rule number one – “If you use it, clean it”.
Tools should be free of any dust, dirt, paint, rust – and so on. Particularly while you are on tight budget and purchasing new tool in light of the fact that “old” one missed TLC is not an option.
It doesn’t take long to keep it that way. I am still using Klein Tools screwdrivers I’ve got as a present almost 20 years ago.
No indication of rust.
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