Quick-Stick Cleats Divide and Conquer Drawers
When I add a divider to one of my tool drawers, I use cleats made from tempered hardboard attached to the drawer.
When I add a divider to one of my tool drawers, I use cleats made from tempered hardboard attached to the drawer with 3⁄4 "-wide, cloth-backed, double-faced tape. I make the cleats about 1" wide and a bit shorter than the inside height of the drawer box. After carefully wiping all dust from the drawer box and cleats, I attach the tape to the smooth side of the cleats. I position the first cleat, set the divider in place, and then install the cleat's mate on the other side.
These cleats offer a quick and inexpensive way to organize parts and tools. And they last-I've had them in my unheated barn shop for more than two years, and they still hold fast.
— Bill Esposito, Rindge, N.H.