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Collecting Old Bolts & Mayonnaise Jars

Collecting Old Bolts

“Could one be a redneck for hording old bolts in their shed separated in mayonnaise and other glass food jars?”

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10 Comments to Collecting Old Bolts & Mayonnaise Jars

  1. better fix the cover with 2 screw under the wooden bar: you take the glass jar with 1 hand untwisting it, and you have a better arrangement. and you never lose the cover!

  2. Hebir Nebir on January 17th, 2013
  3. How is that white trash?
    A lot of people do that, it’s a great way to stay organized.

  4. Caitlin on January 18th, 2013
  5. Mmmmm… Could be… (guilty as charged)

  6. Captain Jack on January 18th, 2013
  7. I plead guilty. The idea of screwing the lids to a board has merit also. I use a fishing tackle box with adjustable compartments, too; saves having to run back and get the right size screw. They’re all there in one place.

  8. Silver Turtle on January 18th, 2013
  9. I don’t see how this is supposed to be a redneck thing.

    You need a screw, you likely get a box of them. What are you going to do, throw out the ones you don’t use? No, you keep them around for the next time you need one so you don’t have to buy another box of them.

    I use tackle boxes rather than jars as I normally only deal with smaller stuff.

  10. Loren Pechtel on January 18th, 2013
  11. Jars with the lids nailed or screwed to the underside of a shelf or cabinet.

  12. Tim on January 18th, 2013
  13. I’d be more concerned about that electric outlet that doesn’t have a cover plate on it…

  14. Ouch on January 18th, 2013
  15. This workbench seems fairly neat and organized to me. I had no idea that being thrifty made you a redneck.

  16. Ugnaught on January 18th, 2013
  17. If recycling makes you a redneck…..count me IN!! In the barn we not only have the jars, but…. remember vhs tapes? You used to be able to buy stack-able drawers to keep them in. Found a bunch of these babies for free, used a little imagination and they’re great tool drawers!

  18. CountryGirl on January 18th, 2013
  19. Dang right I use jars for storing things! Nuts, bolts, washers etc in the tool room and two jars full of buttons in the house. Plus I keep a dozen empty jars out in the barn for backup. sometimes, I get a jar and think “that’s a keeper”, and I check my stash of empties to see what can be tossed. I like to keep a round dozen, otherwise you just have too many jars. I also buy vinegar by the gallon, so I have a couple old jack daniels bottles for vinegar and things like that. The square bottles store more efficiently. Yes, I removed the labels!

  20. Muriel on January 31st, 2013

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