Hand tools that have a 'place' go to that place when I've finished that
phase of the work (chisels, screwdrivers, squares, etc.).
Big tools get put back in their resting spot at the end of the project
(so I can get my garage back to parking two vehicles).
Sadly, there are a number of things on my desk that don't have a 'place'
that never seem to go anywhere but back on to the desk so it's desk
search mode whenever I need one of those things.
Dust and shavings get swept sometimes, vaccuumed sometimes, during
phases of a project but I always get out my leaf blower and blow out the
shop before finishing (then run the air filter for a day) and after each
All in all, I can find most things fairly quickly (unless it is a desk