Make a Tray for Magnetic Parts From the Remains of Your Old Hard Drive

When you take apart your gadgets, you might find a magnetic tray for all of your screws useful. Luckily, you can create one by taking apart multiple gadgets.

As seen from the above video of Linus Tech Tips, hard disks in the form of plates ( as opposed to solid state drives ) have a huge neodymium magnets. If your old hard drive is out of order and you no longer need it, you can take it apart and use magnets to create a convenient tray for all of your screws so they don’t get lost. They demonstrate how to use an old jewelry box, a piece of cardboard, or even an empty hard drive enclosure to make magnetic trays. After you’re done disassembling the hard drive, you can also sell the leftover parts on if you want to make some extra money from the leftover junk you now have.

Make a tray for magnetic parts from an old dead hard drive! | Linus’ technical advice


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