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It’s easier to get projects done when your tools are organised and easily accessible. You can save time searching for the right tool and maintain a clutter-free workspace.
From installing pegboards to building cabinets, Bunnings Workshop members have shared many effective tool storage solutions. Check out some examples below for inspiration.
Pegboards allow you to display and store tools easily while maximising storage space. In this garage storage makeover, Lauren (@lcooksey88) used Pinnacle pegboards to mount her tools.
Find more clever ways to store tools in Top 10 most popular garage or shed projects.
Compartment organisers are ideal for storing smaller tools like screws, nails, and driver bits. Workshop member @fhk56 used them to store fasteners and fixings, neatly arranging the organisers in these custom D.I.Y. timber cabinets.
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Drawer tool trolleys or chests are great for organising hand tool collections like spanner sets and chisels. While building a mobile CNC router workbench, @Seaton added drawers for extra storage.
You can also add drawer dividers to help find items quickly and easily. Have a look at How to build drawer dividers by Carl (@CSParnell) for step-by-step instructions.
Cabinets provide plenty of storage for items of different sizes. Community member @Arcc's power tool cabinet provides loads of storage and a mobile workspace.
Don’t miss 8 inspiring cabinet projects for more ideas.
Mobile stands are an effective way to access and store frequently used tools. This flip-top mobile tool stand by Hazel (@hazesnow) saves space by pivoting between two tools.
The Bunnings team shares more tips in 7 handy tool storage ideas.
Shelves add extra storage space to arrange and store your tools. Jess (@prettyliving) made custom heavy-duty brackets for floating timber workbench and shelves in her garage.
Have a look at 10 ways to use a floating shelf for more inspiration.
A clever workbench design can provide a great space for working and storing your tools. While building a workshop in his garage, Lee (@RatBoy) included a multi-tier workbench made from structural plywood.
Experienced Bunnings Workshop member Rob (@Peggers) has shared a simple step-by-step guide How to build a workbench.
Hangers and hooks maximise vertical space and keep tools off the ground or work surfaces. Mark (@Remarka6le) used Pinnacle hooks to hang sawhorses in this D.I.Y. shed workbench makeover.
Get more creative ideas for your space with Top 10 most popular storage projects.
A drill station can help organise your drills while keeping them charged. @Wayne's popular D.I.Y. drill charging station incorporates holders for drills, charger and bits.
Our guide How to build a drill charging station by resident Bunnings D.I.Y. expert Mitch (@MitchellMc) contains step-by-step instructions for building your own.
Tool bags have plenty of pockets for tools, fasteners and other hardware, ensuring your gear is always on hand.
Have a look at 8 ways to store your tools securely shared by the Bunnings team.
The Bunnings team has shared several guides on storing tools, including How to make a small-tool holder and How to build a pegboard tool holder.
To maximise storage in your garage or shed, also check out Rob’s guide How to build garage storage featuring step-by-step instructions.
The Bunnings Workshop community can help if you need more assistance with storing your tools. Don’t hesitate to ask a question.
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