Old ceiling fan blade brackets make excellent multi-purpose hooks.
Images of ceiling fan brackets used as hooks

While removing and disassembling an old ceiling fan, I realized the brackets for the fan blades might be useful. As it turns out, they make excellent hooks in the shop. Mount them to a wall or workbench with a couple of screws. The hooks are perfect for air hoses, extension cords, vacuum hoses, and even my shop apron.

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