Hackers Help 2014-06-23 12.04.11

Published on June 27th, 2014 | by mausekopf


Hackers help: Sides for folder trolley?

I am very happy with my new trolley – have been looking for something durable to hold folders.  Just found out that I could screw in wheels at the bottom of the OMAR wire rack (it took me a while to find those wheels, but it was all worth it).

Does anyone have any idea as to what I could add at the sides to keep the folders from falling off? At the moment, I am using book ends, but they are falling apart.

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10 Responses to Hackers help: Sides for folder trolley?

  1. T says:

    Hi! Great idea putting the castors on shelves. A question though. What’s the diameter of the threads in mm? Perhaps you can measure the adjustable legs?

  2. manh says:

    I cannot find casters that fit my omar shelf anywhere, where did you get yours?

  3. kcee says:

    how much were those casters and how long did it take to get them??

  4. KarenElissa says:

    I have a big shelf designed the same way that I use as a bookcase and I have used colored (green to match my decor) clothesline type rope woven up and down on the ends. I also did it in the middle of various shelves as dividers in between sections.

  5. Franzi says:

    What about those:
    Maybe you can fix the bottle racks at the right and the left side – i admit that this needs more effort, but at least it’s the same look ;)
    The easier way are fabrics ;)

  6. Jenn says:

    I had the same idea as Robin. When I had the same problem, I just used string and did a zig zag pattern using the grooves as spacing. Twine might make a nice contrast with the metal.

  7. robin says:

    You could weave some small colorful bungee cords and attach them on each end. You can find them at any dollar store.

  8. Robin says:

    You could weave some small colorful bungee cords on each side. They can be found at any dollar store.

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