Simple, everyday items that make bike repair easier
This thread is inspired by the quote above. While many people here buy all sorts of specialized and expensive tools, others find that they can adapt everyday stuff into cheap (free?) tools to make the job go faster and easier.
Originally Posted by Chesterton
I've posted a number of these over the years, from using dry markers as indicators for wheel truing, to building an accurate wheel dishing gauge with 3 soup cans and a handful of quarters.
So here it is guys. Post your useful adaptations of everyday stuff for bike repair.
What's in your toolbox?