No more breakable
glass baby food
jars full of parts
in your workshop.
handy, big, and
seal tightly. Much
handy. You can buy racks of tiny plastic
drawers. Sometimes they come with the
hardware already inside!
A classic solution is a shelf full of baby
food jars. Some modelers attach the
metal lids to a board and screw the glass
jars in and out when needed. Sooner
or later, however, a jar spills or gets
dropped, and there’s a dangerous mess
of broken glass on the workshop floor.
You won’t need baby food or peanut
butter jars to hold your
hardware after you see this
product. Giacomo Strollo
is the person who runs
SmartJars. He showed me his
line of plastic cylinders that
seal tightly and pop into a
These containers are a handy
size and won’t shatter like
SmartJars will store all
sorts of materials—even
food. You can use a standard
pegboard or get one of the
nifty plastic panels that the
company sells. I live in earthquake
country, so sturdy plastic beats breakable
glass every time.
The Pencil Grip, Inc.
83 Model Aviation MAY 2016