Greetings to all lovers of homemade products and those who just looked at the site in search of interesting ideas. Today, as you may have guessed from the name, I will present to your attention a variant of an organizer for storing a tool. Its author made it from an ordinary metal barrel with a volume of 200 liters. The idea itself is not new, there are many of them on the Internet. Maybe the site already has something similar. Therefore, I will only add to the “lineup”. The design is quite spacious and will perfectly complement the interior of a garage or workshop. I think many people will like this option of the organizer. In general, if you are not interested, skip, if you are interested, you are welcome, read and delve into. Also below there will be a video from the author, I recommend watching.
* metal barrel,
* furniture board,
* U-shaped profile,
* section of a shaped pipe,
* threaded rod,
* section of a round metal pipe,
* two bearings (selected according to the inner diameter of a round pipe),
* self-tapping screws,
* small door hinges (10 pcs.)
* 4 wheels,
* small bolts and nuts for them,
* rubber edge protectors,
* latches and handles, 2 each,
* paint in your favorite colors.
* welding machine,
* manual milling cutter,
* riveter (with rivets),
* marking and measuring tool (marker, ruler, square, magnetic corners , bubble level).
After marking, the author, armed with a grinder, cuts out the necessary segments, first on the walls, then on the upper part. Here, too, everything is clear. Pay attention, at the top I welded a crossbar from a metal profile pipe. Also, do not forget to process the edges of the sections with a grinder, as he did.
Putting aside the barrel for now, he set about making the “guts”. I took the furniture board, found the middle, measuring 30 cm from both sides. At this point I drilled a hole. I installed a router and cut out a circle. The author needed three such disks. Further, in all the blanks, I increased the hole in the center to a diameter equal to the diameter of the threaded rod. The first batch of parts for the “inner tube” is ready.
Putting the disks aside, the author took the profile. Using a tape measure, I marked it into 24 cm segments and cut it. A total of 8 parts were required. On each I put two marks on the edges and drilled holes along them.
The turn of the round metal pipe has come. The author has already cut it to a size of 30 cm (the diameter can be selected individually). To the pipe, in turn, using a square, I welded the blanks from the profile. First, from one end in the form of a cross, then from the other. All corners between parts must be at right angles (relative to each other). After welding the beams, I pressed bearings into the pipe on both sides and tried on a threaded rod.
Next, from the remainder of the profile and cutting the profile pipe with a section of 20×20 mm, I cut a batch of parts (see the first photo). Then I welded them together using pieces of metal strip.
Three such details turned out, then you will understand what they are for, but someone may have guessed.
At this stage, the author returns to the shield again. Marks on it, traces and cuts out four rectangular parts. The dimensions can be determined by the tape measure. Having laid the parts in a row, he drills holes in them, and then screws the screw-hooks into them, in the required order. This is how it looks in total.
Then to these details, more precisely to some of them, the author screws the parts made in the previous step. Note that they are already painted
It turned out a kind of cassettes, which he installed in a previously prepared part from a pipe and profiles. Cassettes were additionally fixed with self-tapping screws on both sides. At the same stage, I installed the threaded rod in its place.
At this stage, he returns to the segments cut from the barrel, as we can see, they are already painted. Loops must be attached to all these elements. The author begins with the details of the top. They will be attached with three loops each. First I put the loops in their places and put the marks with a marker. I drilled holes on them. The hinges were riveted. First, on one part, then in the same way on the second. Then, in the same way, hinges were installed on the doors, two for each.
At this stage, the author returns to the barrel. He attaches wheels to its bottom. Here, everything is as elementary as possible. First, there is a marking, then holes are drilled and wheels are attached to the bottom with small bolts and nuts.
This is the assembly phase of the interior. First, the author places the bottom disc inside. Then a threaded rod with a nut screwed on the end is installed in the upper discs. Places it inside, props it up with magnetic corners. After that, it sets the level on top and fixes the disk from the outside with self-tapping screws.
Next, the author strings a crosspiece with cassettes onto the hairpin, fixes it with a nut on the bottom of the hairpin. Then he calls the middle disc onto the stud and also fixes it with a nut. Again, with the help of corners and a level, he exposes it exactly horizontally and fixes it from the outside with self-tapping screws.
That's what we ended up with.
At this stage, the doors are installed. The author starts from the bottom. He tries on the sash in its place, puts marks, drills holes. Fixes the hinges with rivets. Installs the second door in the same way. Attaches a latch to each door. On self-tapping screws, handles are screwed to each door. All elements (accessories) are purchased.
The author covers all edges of openings and doors with a protective rubber strip. Starting from the opening and ending with the doors.
At the final stage, the author began to equip the top of an almost finished organizer. Between the metal crossbar and the upper disc, he fixed the crossbars in a criss-cross manner, thereby dividing the space into four sectors. Then he laid one sash on top and screwed the hinges to the crossbar with self-tapping screws, in the same way he fixed the second sash. On each sash, as on the doors, I fixed the handles, and from the inside the latches. The edges are also covered with an overlay. The organizer is ready to use.
And so we have everything ready, it remains to put it in its place tool. In the upper part, the author placed a small tool – screwdrivers, chisels, open-end wrenches, pliers and pliers, etc. The welding machine fits perfectly underneath.
Above, under the doors, there was a place for a small grinder, a screwdriver and jars of hardware.
That's all, everyone who has read to the end, thank you for your attention. Here is a video from the author.