Stacker stores sanding sleeves
When I bought my oscillating spindle sander, I didn't consider how to store six different sizes of sleeves in three grits. They fit inside one another, but I couldn't grab a middle size without dumping them all out.
To organize my sleeves, I cut three rings for each diameter of sanding sleeve from 1⁄2 " stock, each ring slightly smaller than the sanding sleeve it will hold. I then stacked them layer-cake fashion, topped off each stack with a 3⁄8 " dowel rod, and glued the three stacks to a base.
I slipped the sleeves over the rings, and put the holder next to my sander. Now I can quickly grab any of 18 different sanding sleeves without fumbling or dumping.
—Larry Apps, Syracuse, N.Y.