I would have traded all of the coffee cans and cardboard inventory boxes I used as a builder to store nails, pipe fittings, and spare hardware for one Drop-in-the-Bucket. This storage system uses a standard five-gallon plastic pail (like the ones joint compound comes in) to house up to five stackable interlocking trays. Each tray is 25/8 inches deep and 101/8 inches in diameter and is divided into four compartments. A convenient molded handle at the center makes the tray easy to remove and carry around. Unlike the cover on a drywall pail, the lid on the Drop-in-the-Bucket is made of a softer material so it's easier to open and close. I can't think of a better way to