The blue enamel-finished Trusco 2-Level Cantilever Toolbox opens from the top in two directions, thanks to a set of hinges on the side. Jutting out over the sides, its upper levels can be reconfigured with removable metal dividers to create just the right spaces for everything from screws to socket wrenches. Available at Amazon; $49.04.
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5 Favorite Toolboxes for the Modern Weekend Warrior
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A Drop in the Bucket
Not all toolboxes have to be, um, boxes. Case in point: The Wide-Opening Straight-Wall Bucket from Klein Tools. It can carry up to 75 pounds, and thanks to its leather-reinforced polypropylene rope handles, it's extra durable and water-resistant. This heavy-duty canvas bucket is like the duffel bag of toolboxes. Available at Amazon; $65.10.
It can be a hassle find a place to put that upper tray from your toolbox when you're digging for the tools underneath. But no more! The retailer Best Made has solved this dilemma with the smartly designed Front Loading Toolbox—it opens in the front and on the top. What took so long? Available at Best Made; $94.
Bob Vila Signature Series Workman's Tool Bag
Combining classic design with leather-reinforced canvas construction, the brand-new Signature Series Workman's Tool Bag let you to travel in style, even while carrying a small DIY arsenal in the roomy, pocketed interior. For added convenience, the open and zippered external compartments keep the items you need the most often within easy arm's reach at all times. Available at Amazon; $79.99.