Top Tip: Evil Homer Edition

I got this idea from Evil Homer; if he's got a speciality in the hobby world, it's organizing his tools and trading his miniatures.  Regarding the last, the less said the better - I'm only now vaguely on board with the possibility he's not completely crazy.  Regarding the former... there's a lot to learn.  I got this idea from him.

You can purchase this tackle box from Academy Sports and Outdoor or similar supply stores.  It's perfect for organizing supplemental hobby tools; that is, anything having to do with tasks other than painting.

Here, I've got the top level filled with clips and clasps and sculpting tools and files and knives and pointy things.  I'm not sure what those do.

At the bottom I've got pinning and clipping tools, among other things.

Anyway, I'm extremely happy with this little box - yea, I'm a simple man at heart - so I thought I'd pass along this tip.


Porky said...

Man, that's a lot! A compulsive tool-buying habit. I'm booking a place next to you in the fall-out shelter.

Evil Homer said...

I thought everyone's case looked like that. Mine probably has a little more in it.

The Master Manipulator's tool selection sometimes makes me have tool envy. Seriously he has some cool stuff in his case.

I think we all develop affinities for certain tools, I have a curved moon blade in my case i use to scrape plastic. Best thing I've found to clean marine style rounded arms and legs. I need to get a seem scraper one of these days I guess. I also use a straight blade with 1/4 round curve to straight scraping. Good stuff.

Beccas said...

All my stuff is shoved in a drawer. I need something like this.

Emerald Rose Widow said...

There is nothing wrong with a compulsive tool buying habit, tools rock. (I know, girl saying this is weird right) I approve of the way you keep your tools safe, gotta take care of those things.

You and Evil Homer get a vote of Epicness.

Mistress of Minis said...

When I put all my tools in a case it has to ahve wheels on it. Pack rat +tool whore= too much stuff (o.O)

But Im lousy with organization so the stuff ends up scattered all over my work areas lol

Cynthia Davis said...

That is the most detailed pain kit I have ever seen. I am so turned on right now.

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