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To install a panel, insert the longer dowel in the top tool holder until the bottom;dowel;slips into the bottom tool holder. The long top dowel; must extend through both rings of the tool holder to keep the panel from falling out.

The Home Depot
(860)286-0300
55 Granby Street
Bloomfield, CT
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-7:00pm

Woodcraft - Manchester/Hartford, CT
(860) 647-0303
249 Spencer Street
Manchester, CT

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Connecticut Wood Group's Hardwood Outlet
(860) 253-0444
18 Mullen Road
Enfield, CT

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The Home Depot
(413)731-9700
179 Dagget Drive
West Springfield, MA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(860)496-8620
1580 Litchfield Tpke
New Hartford, CT
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Moore's Sawmill
(860) 242-3003
171 Mountain Ave
Bloomfield, CT

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The Home Depot
(860)231-1919
503 New Park Ave
West Hartford, CT
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 9:00am-6:00pm

Woodcraft - West Springfield
(413) 827-0244
239A Memorial Ave
West Springfield, MA

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The Home Depot
(860)828-9440
225 Berlin Turnpike
Berlin, CT
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(860)582-5329
1149 Farmington Ave
Bristol, CT
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Swingin' Storage

Swingin' Storage



I like to store hardware in its original package on a Peg-Board wall in my shop. I've devised some swinging panels for the wall that give me a lot more usable space. To make the panels, you'll need 1/8" Peg-Board, a 3/4" dia. dowel rod, and Peg-Board tool holders.

Make the panels by cutting 12" x 12" pieces from the Peg-Board. For each panel, cut one dowel 2-1/2" long and one 5" long. Cut a 1/8" wide groove in one end of both dowels and slide the dowels onto the panels. Fasten the dowels with screws. 


To install a panel, insert the longer dowel in the top tool holder until the bottom dowel slips into the bottom tool holder. The long top dowel must extend through both rings of the tool holder to keep the panel from falling out. Each pair of tool holders holds up to six panels. 

I also cut a 1/8" wide slot in a 12" length of 2x4 to use as a base for the panels so I can remove a panel from the tool rack and set it on my workbench.

--Mark Thiel



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