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Tool Talk Discussion Forum

Re: Keeping track of your tools.

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07-27-2020 09:17:12

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Tool boxes need to be organized just like anything else. If you just dump stuff into whatever drawer is open, of COURSE you'll never find what you're looking for.

Screw drivers - one drawer with slots. Phillips on one side, straight on the other

Pliers - one drawer

SAE Wrenches - one drawer with racks, wrenches arranged by size.

Metric Wrenches - See SAE wrenches

Sockets - one drawer for 3/8 and 1/2 drive with sockets slots arranged by size, separated by drive size, regular and deep and SAE and Metric

Second drawer for 1/4 drive arranged the same way

There's more, but you get the idea.

Also, put ALL the tools away after EVERY job. I can tell with a glance in a drawer if I've missed something.

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Stephen Newell

07-27-2020 11:14:15

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 Re: Keeping track of your tools. in reply to Fawteen, 07-27-2020 09:17:12  
While it would be nice to be that organized, I don't have time for it. I do have separate drawers for screw drivers, pliers, metric wrenches and sae wrenches but the tools just get dumped in the drawers wherever. I have so many sae sockets though I have a separate drawer for them. The metric sockets just get dumped with the metric wrenches.

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07-28-2020 02:58:57

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 Re: Keeping track of your tools. in reply to Stephen Newell, 07-27-2020 11:14:15  
I guess it comes down to which would you rather spend your time doing: Getting and staying organized, or pawing around in a pile looking for your 10mm socket?

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Ellis Kinney

07-27-2020 09:23:38

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 Re: Keeping track of your tools. in reply to Fawteen, 07-27-2020 09:17:12  
I really like your partitions, I have done something similar with my new tool box. Ellis

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