tools

This Workbench Is Perfect For Small-Space DIY Projects

You don’t have to live large or have a huge garage to get your DIY on, but apartment dwellers and people in small spaces can often find it challenging to find room for tools or a flat space to work. This space-saving workbench handles both, and it’s easy to build yourself.


Build A Portable, Fold-Out Toolkit And Workbench For All Your Gear

If space is at a premium in your house, or you like carrying everything you need with you at all times, this DIY toolkit-plus-workstation does double duty. It holds your tools in a (mostly) portable box and folds out wherever and whenever you need to work.


How To Take Care Of Your Tools

Good tools are an expensive investment, but if you take good care of them, they will last a lifetime of renovations. Keeping your tools properly stored, cleaned and maintained will save you time and money and make your DIY endeavours that much more rewarding.


Portable Pegboard Storage System Lets You Create Anywhere

Not all of us have room for a shop with a real workbench and storage for all our tools. This portable pegboard tool storage system is quick and easy to assemble, and it takes up less room than you might expect.


Carry Your Tools In This DIY Tool Roll

Tool rolls make a handy alternative to lugging around a tool box or bag, especially if you only need a subset of your tools. Sure, there are commercial products, but why not make your own for just a few bucks?


Hire Out Your Tools For Cash With The Open Shed App

If you have a bunch of power tools, electronic equipment or camping gear collecting dust in your house, why not make some money by hiring it out for the weekend? That’s the idea behind Open Shed, a crowdsourced rental site that lets you loan bric-a-brac to neighbours for cash.


Make A Better Case For Small Tools With Sugru

If you buy drill bits or other small tools as single purchases rather than as a set, you usually don’t get a storage case. Why not make your own with a small plastic case and Sugru?


Build Your Own Hardware Storage Bins

All too often we just toss our screws, nuts, bolts, cables, and other odds and ends into big boxes and stash them wherever there’s room. This simple, flexible and colourful storage bin system ensures you’ll always be able to put your hands right on what you need.


Get The Keys And Tools You Need In One DIY Multi-Key

A good multitool packs a number of tools into a small device that’s easy to carry with you. This DIY multi-key takes that idea and expands it to carry your keys as well.


DIY Magnetic Tool Hanger Keeps Your Tools Secure And Within Reach

If you’re short on space for your DIY projects, this magnetic tool rack gives you a place to store small hand tools and other light metal objects where they won’t get lost. All you need is some metal and magnets.