Men love tools. It has been written into our DNA. Ever since the caveman days when we used sticks, rocks, and bones and tools, we have been addicted. There has never been a better time to be a tool addict than in today’s modern world. The selection is endless, the craftsmanship unparalleled, and the power unbelievable. When you own quality tools, you have a responsibly to take care of them. This starts off with proper storage.
Organizing Your Tools
The problem with storing tools, is that they come in all kinds of shapes and sizes. A drill is shaped totally different that a saw. Plus you need to store their accessories, drill bits and saw blades, which pose their own storage problems. And what about hand tools? The variety just of hand tools alone is nearly endless. With a problem this big, we need to take things in steps. Start by organizing your tools into the following categories: hand tools, power tools, seasonal tools, and tool accessories.
What Kind of Workman Are You?
Now you need to ask yourself, what kind of workman are you? Are you a mobile workman? Are you always going around town helping you friends out with various projects? Or are you a workshop workman? Do you do primarily use your tools on projects right in your garage?
Customize Your Storage
Hopefully you have answered the above questions concluded what kind of workman you are. Mobile workman are going to want to organize their storage around a toolbox or a professional tilt car. This means selecting the tools that are most important to you, the ones you really need to get the job done. If you are a workshop workman, you are going to have more options. We love using a pegboard to create specialized storage slots for each of our larger tools. This lets us free top the toolbox and use it as a place to organize our accessories.