Jesse had the clever idea recently of recycling his hold hard drive by taking it apart and removing the powerful magnet within to use as a key holder. Video here.
When he visited a week or two ago, we realized that I could do the same thing with a busted subwoofer that I had to get rid of. We took it apart, retrieved the magnet off of the speaker, and I mounted it under the lip of my kitchen cabinets.
Check it out!
It should be noted that most keys are non-magnetic. But keyrings are magnetic. So the next time you’re looking at throwing out a speaker or a hard drive, remember that there are sweet magnets inside!
Thanks to Jesse for the great idea.