Hand Tool Storage Ideas

by Tested_to_Destruction

There are lots of tool storage ideas on the market and the five best hand tool storage and garden tool storage solutions are compared and reviewed.

There's a wide variety of tool storage ideas available - many of which will cover most bases when it comes to storing away hand tools, garden power tools and accessories. Most will site happily enough in a garage or garden shed - others are durable enough to use in a professional workshop setting.

You can choose from among pegboard storage solutions, tool storage racks, wall tool storage and much more. All are effective ways of safely and securely storing a selection of tools and whatever else you need to safely place out of sight or harms way.

The five best tool storage systems are featured below, all showcased according to their popularity, price and overall value for money.

Bucket Boss 01056 56-Pocket Bucket Tool Organizer

The best selling tool storage idea is this handy little bucket. It's manufactured from a durable polyester, formed around a central large pocket that's large enough to hold a five gallon bucket. The outer pockets, of which there are 56, vary in size from small to large - which is a lot of tool storage space.

This isn't exactly your standard storage solution and yet it is ... in as much as it's portable tool storage. You can set it to rest in a garage or workshop, holding all your hand tools and accessories, or, if you're looking for a dual purpose tool organizer, you can simply fill it with the tools you need the most and use it as a means of transporting tools to wherever you're working. A great invention, a simple yet effective design and an understandable leading storage product - at about as big a bang for your buck as you're ever likely to get.

Bucket Boss 01056 56-Pocket Bucket Tool Organizer

Made to fit any five-gallon bucket, the Bucket Boss 01056 56-Pocket Bucket Tool Organizer helps keep tools organized and easily accessible. Offering more capacity than most tool...

Only $33.41

Whitmor 6056-344-N Supreme Cart

This is the best selling metal storage shelving unit and perfect for tool storage and organization. The sturdy metal construction has a chrome finish, and the wheels turn it from a simple shelf into a user friendly cart. Great for the garage, shed, workshop or home, the 250 lb shelf loading capacity is enough to hold a variety of tools.

It's pretty easy to assemble, and the shelves are adjustable according to your personal requirements. The casters work well enough on any surface - hard or covered, and it rolls fluidly even when loaded up. A good quality product, well put together and more than worth its current discount price tag.

The Bulldog Hardware 131588 Peg-A-System Ultimate Kit

This is the best pegboard tool storage and an totally awesome steal of a deal. If you're looking to utilize wall space, then a peg board is the way to go. This one consists of panels that slot easily together, the manufacture being an incredibly tough heavy duty plastic.

When fitted together and wall mounted, the board provides you with a huge 8ft of storage space - more than enough for the average set of hand tools and accessories. You can mount it onto dry wall or studs with relative ease and all the hardware that you'll need to hang it with is included in the price. A fully loaded pegboard kit, and the one to buy if you've some wall space going spare.

The Bulldog Hardware 131588 Peg-A-System Ultimate Kit

The Bulldog Hardware Peg-A-System offers a smarter way to organize your tools. Make use of the vertical space in your garage or workshop with durable, easy-to-install pegboard. ...


Rubbermaid 5E28 Deluxe Tool Tower Rack with Casters

This is the best garden tool storage solution and will hold a maximum of 36 different gardening tools and accessories. You can lock the casters up if you're looking for something that's static, or if you're needing a portable storage unit, you simply unlock them and wheel the caddy out to where you need it.

All the clips are front loading, giving you easy on/off access to your tools, and it's capable of storing larger items such as brooms, spades, garden rakes, snow shovels and more. It assembles easily, no fussing with tools, plus it won't rot, rust or stain over time. An awesome storage solution and well worth the investment.

Rubbermaid 5E28 Deluxe Tool Tower Rack with Casters, Holds 40 Tools

Rubbermaid 5E2800MICHR Deluxe Tool Tower Rubbermaid 5E2800MICHR Deluxe Tool Tower Features: Tool tower Ideal for long handled garden tools Stores up to 40 tools Front clips and ...

Only $85.33

HyLoft 540 45-by-45-Inch Overhead Storage System

This is the best overhead hand tool storage system and will work well for those with a minimum of floor or wall space for tool storage. It's a single unit that can be bought alongside other units, in order to fully utilize garage or workshop roof space. It's manufactured from steel wire that's been powder coating for added strength and durability and it isn't overly difficult to assemble and hang.

It will allow you to create around 30 cubic feet of storage space and will hold up to a maximum of 250 lb of combined weight. It includes all the hardware that's required to securely hang it from your chosen roof space and at its current price tag, it's well worth considering as a great tool storage solution.

HyLoft 540 45-Inch-by-45-Inch Overhead Storage System, White

HyLoft's unique storage system attaches to the garage rafters, even through a drywall ceiling or over automobiles or over the open garage door itself. It adjusts to fit any gara...

$67.73  $55.45
Updated: 06/22/2012, Tested_to_Destruction
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