wall mounted tool rack

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Project by FreddyS posted 01-31-2011 06:49 PM 12823 views 9 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi, and now my wall mounted tool rack, got inspired by this one on

Used 2×4’ 1/2” plywood plus some pine wood for all the holders, a scrap 5/8” aluminum round bar for the pliers holder and lots of “L” screws, all the holders are screwed to the base from behind.

Now I can keep all my tools at hand and ready to be used!

Thanks for looking!

-- Learning one thing at a time

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#1 posted 01-31-2011 07:00 PM

Great idea for pliers! Looks like a good project for other great projects to follow!

-- Dennis, WV

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#2 posted 01-31-2011 07:01 PM

very nice organization! it is great when everything has it’s place, and is easily accessible.

-- "If you are not prepared to be wrong, you will never come up with anything original." - Sir Ken Robinson

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#3 posted 01-31-2011 10:41 PM

I like the idea of offsetting the screwdrivers and the wrenches. Perfect, neither interferes with the other.

The chisel as the highest object on the rack scares me though. ;)

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#4 posted 02-01-2011 02:06 AM

Nice 5/16” open end wrench! Holy crap! That sucker is just like new! I bet you are just sittin’ there wishin’ you had a bolt to use it on!

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#5 posted 02-01-2011 02:10 AM

Nothing like order in the work shop – well that should be using the tools also… Lol.
Looks good.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.

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#6 posted 02-01-2011 05:49 AM

Looks good. Well organized, convenient, I like it!

-- -"Trying is the first step towards failure!"

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#7 posted 02-01-2011 07:02 AM

Thanks everyone for the comments!

swirt: the offset works really well, you can easily see the correct screwdriver, as for the chisel… That’s an afterthought, should get a new place later in a chisel/plane rack ;)

Jim: lol and almost right, those are metric :D, I think I have used it a couple of times already on my electronic projects

mafe: with all the tools at hand at least now I won’t be using a wrench as a hammer and a knife as a screwdriver hehee

-- Learning one thing at a time

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#8 posted 02-01-2011 11:29 PM

Simple but very effective. Love it.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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