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    Hard Drive Magnets

    I take computer hard drives apart and use the magnets for various purposes. I often leave the backer plate on as it allows me to mount it to wood with a screw.
    Door Curtain.jpg - We have a metal door and I didn't want to drill holes to mount the curtain rod so I taped the brackets to magnets. The tape keeps the magnets from scratching the paint on the door.
    Clothes Hanger.jpg* On the cold air return ductwork in the laundry area to hang up an item or two.
    C Clamp.jpg & House Chisels.jpg* Attached to the underside of floor joist.
    Cord Keeper.jpg* Attached to my table saw to keep cord off the floor and out of the way.
    Hammer.jpg* Attached to the side of a garage stud

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    Very cool solution. I also use magnets for different purposes, but I have always bought them. I like your solution, I have a few old disks and broken speakers that I could use.
    I use magnetic strips like this:

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    Thanks Redwoods! We've added your Door Curtain Mount to our Storage and Organization category,
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    Thanks Redwoods! We've added your Hanger to our Storage and Organization category,
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    Thanks Redwoods! We've added your Chisel Holders to our Storage and Organization category,
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    Thanks Redwoods! We've added your Clamp Holder to our Storage and Organization category,
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    Thanks Redwoods! We've added your Table Saw Cord Keeper to our Table Saws category,
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    Thanks Redwoods! We've added your Hammer Holder to our Storage and Organization category,
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