A Guide to Maker Space Storage Ideas

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While each Maker Space/Fab Lab is unique, depending on the project focus and resources available, we’ve put together a short list of some common storage options that can help make your maker space neater, safer and more efficient.
Cleaning Supply Storage

Specialty Supply Storage:

Designate specific storage areas and cabinets for storage of major cleaning supplies and hazardous materials.

Hazardous Supply Storage
Clearly Marked Storage

Safety Equipment Areas:

Having easily accessible, clearly marked storage for safety equipment serves as a visual reminder and encourages makers to utilize the required protection.

Safety Equipment Storage
Project Storage Shelving

Project Storage Options:

Don’t forget to include shelving and cabinets for storage of maker projects that are in progress. Secured, lockable storage may be offered for more elaborate works.

Project Storage Cabinet
Display Inspirational Pieces

Display Inspirational Legacy Pieces:

Displaying past projects, whenever practical, evokes maker pride and serves as inspiration to fellow makers.

Display Legacy Pieces
Cleaning Supply Storage Hazardous Supply Storage

Specialty Supply Storage:

Designate specific storage areas and cabinets for storage of major cleaning supplies and hazardous materials.

Safety Equipment Areas:

Having easily accessible, clearly marked storage for safety equipment serves as a visual reminder and encourages makers to utilize the required protection.

Clearly Marked Storage Safety Equipment Storage
Project Storage Shelving Project Storage Cabinet

Project Storage Options:

Don’t forget to include shelving and cabinets for storage of maker projects that are in progress. Secured, lockable storage may be offered for more elaborate works.

Display Inspirational Legacy Pieces:

Displaying past projects, whenever practical, evokes maker pride and serves as inspiration to fellow makers.

Display Inspirational Pieces Display Legacy Pieces