Best Tool Cabinets

by Tested_to_Destruction

If you own a multitude of tools and accessories, tool cabinets make a great investment. The five best tool organizer cabinets compared.

Tool storage depends upon both the size of the tools and the amount - plus the budget available. For those that have a decent collection, tool cabinets are a great storage solution, and, much like smaller tool boxes, they're easily installed inside the the confines of a garage or workshop.

There's a wide variety available, from cabinets with wheels to simple organizers that are compact, and comprise a set of small drawers. You can purchase larger cabinets for storing bigger power tools and related accessories, smaller ones for hand tools such as hammers, bits, screwdrivers and more.

The five best tool organizing cabinets are featured below - all chosen due to their manufacture, design and excellent value for money aspect.

Akro Mils 44 Drawer Cabinet

Not all great tool cabinets come in large sizes and this small drawer cabinet is a fine example of well designed storage solutions. There's a range of different sizes - from a 16 drawer cabinet up to one with 64 drawers. It's an excellent way to store a wide variety of small tools and accessories and can be used professionally, by home handy men and crafters alike.

It's manufactured from polypropylene, has a variety of different sized pull out drawers and can be wall mounted for extra security. It's great for nails, plugs, screws. drill bits, or for the home crafter, buttons, threads, needles and pins. There's a multitude of different drawers and dividers, offering lots of scope for personalizing the storage system. A cracking cabinet and currently offered at a discount price.

Viper Tool Storage V2605SSR 26-Inch 5-Drawer Economic Cabinet, Brushed Stainless Steel

This is an industrial strength steel tool cabinet and with this one, you get exactly what you pay for. What you're paying for is a well designed, high quality manufacture that will allow the professional tradesman to store a multitude of different power tools, accessories, hand tools and more. The base cabinet offers five pull out drawers, that are sited on top of a set of five heavy duty rolling casters.

The stainless steel construction is heavy duty and will stand up to years and years of use. The drawers have ball bearing sliders, that aid a fluid drawer movement and the whole unit offers 9,331 cubic inches of internal storage. It will allow you to work more efficiently, focus on the job in hand and will require little or no maintenance. A top spec mobile tool cabinet.

Viper Tool Storage V2605SSR 26-Inch 5-Drawer 304 Stainless Steel Rolling Cabinet

Viper Tool Storage, known for being the first line of stainless steel tool boxes and garage storage solutions in the North American marketplace, continues its tradition of desig...


Stanley Tools and Consumer Storage 722201R 29-Inch Deep Base Cabinet

Of the various floor standing tool cabinets on the market, the Stanley Tools model is the best seller. The frame is Polypropylene and the door fronts are covered with coated metal. The internal side of both doors are also functional - they're covered with peg boards that allow you to hang a variety of small bins/baskets that can be used as extra storage for smaller items.

The legs are height adjustable and internally there's a single, sturdy shelf. It can be used in conjunction with a range of similar units, both base and wall, and works well sited in a work shop or garage. A good quality cabinet, manufactured by the well known Stanley brand and will stand up to years of continual use. One to buy of you need a roomy floor standing base unit.

Stanley Tools and Consumer Storage 722201R 29-Inch Deep Base Cabinet

2 door base cabinet. Multi-layer coated metal fronts on doors. Polypropylene frame and legs. 3" deep doors with pegboard holes and 4 multipurpose bins. Pegboard holes on cabinet...

Only $127.49

Craftsman 9-65201 Red/Charcoal 5 Drawer Roll Away Cabinet

This is another industrial standard metal tool cabinet and is sought after by trade professionals. It's a 100% US manufacture and comes with a lifetime warranty, which is a huge indication of the quality of the storage unit. It's easy to maneuver, with a solid set of heavy duty casters beneath it moving it around is made easier due to the recessed handle located on the side.

It has a series of five drawers and it's full load capacity is an awesome 750 lbs. The cabinet has an internal locking system, which provides security and it comes fully assembled bar the casters, which are a simple task to attach to the underside. There's a compact lift-up side table and whole unit is securely locked up by way of a key that comes supplied. A solid, heavy duty tool roller cabinet, more than worth the purchase price and an investment that will pay you back over the years.

Craftsman 9-65201 Red/Charcoal 5 Drawer Roll Away Cabinet

Exclusive I-Frame construction that withstands 50% more stress than conventional designs!. 750-lb. Load rating (except model no. 9-65903). Recess side push handle.


Waterloo PMX2606 26-Inch Wide by 12-1/8-Inch Deep by 15-1/3-Inch High 6 Ball Bearing Drawer Chest with Tri Channel Construction

This is a unit that will stand alone or combine with a matching mobile tool cabinet, which can be purchase separately. It has a tri-channel steel manufacture that lends to it's strength and durability and a series of size drawers with various dimensions. The unit is fully lockable with an included key and it is spacious enough to store and organize a multitude of different tools.

The drawers all operate on ball bearing sliders which aides the way the move in and out of the frame and nothing about it looks or feels anything less than robust a well made. This is a one of those tool cabinets that's built to last and will suit those in the industry trade or individuals that enjoy part time handy man tasks around the home. Great cabinet, excellent quality and the current price tag makes this a great bargain buy.

Waterloo PMX2606 26-Inch Wide by 12-1/8-Inch Deep by 15-1/3-Inch High 6 Ball Bearing Drawer Chest...

Tri - channel construction provides extra strength and durability Full - extension ball-bearing slides on all drawers for complete tool access Divided top tray in chest to store...

Updated: 06/17/2012, Tested_to_Destruction
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