Published on August 5th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Grundtal Magnetic Keyring Holder

Materials: Grundtal Magnetic Knife Holder

Description: While browsing our local IKEA, my roommate, Nick, and my fascination with lights and magnets paid off when we noticed the magnetic knife holders. Not knowing how we would use it at the moment, we bought it anyway.

After unpacking our other items, the only items remaining on the counter were our keys and the knife holder. We took a key ring and tested the holding power and fought it perfect. After searching for a wall to mount the magnet on with no luck, we looked at the only flat large surface we had near our entry way, under our granite kitchen counters.

We agreed on the spot, applied a couple of strips is double-sided sticky tape and we had the perfect out-of-the-way yet easy-access solution for our keys.

With a lot of guests , the solution has worked great and we regularly hear what a “genius” idea it is.

~ Jeremy Thacker, Dallas, TX

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Jules Yap

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6 Responses to Grundtal Magnetic Keyring Holder

  1. Anonymous says:

    Eh I don’t think you have much to worry about. It took a pretty strong magnet to erase my school ID.

  2. roman says:

    has anyone erased their credit/debit card by accidentally leaning too close to the key holder?

  3. Jeremy Thacker says:

    We’ve had no issues with that. The key ring itself is usually what sticks to the magnet leaving the keys and remotes hanging an inch or so away.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Not sure i’d want to risk my keyless entry remotes being near those strong magnets.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Isn’t that going to destroy your keys? I have had nothing but trouble with the alarm clicker thing for my Jetta, there is a chip in it that has to be recognized by the computer in the car when you try to use it and I am pretty certain that one of the things they suggested might be causing the problem was magnets.

  6. Jenn(ifer) says:

    I like the upside down twist! We allready use the smaler Bygel magnetstrip ( for our keyes and love it…

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