Pegboard Tool Caddy

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Project by cutworm posted 03-09-2013 01:21 AM 19730 views 35 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this simple tool holder to keep pliers etc handy. Gathered up a handful of scraps to make it. Thanks for looking.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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#1 posted 03-09-2013 01:33 AM

that’s a great idea! one of those “why didn’t i think of that” ideas… I hate my pegboard because I never have the right hook for the tool I have, but this might be a solution. Thanks for the post

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#2 posted 03-09-2013 02:11 AM

I agree with glen-why didn’t I think of that…thanks for posting…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#3 posted 03-09-2013 02:15 AM

good solution

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#4 posted 03-09-2013 02:59 AM

Real nice solution. I use the single bar approach but need to make a new one. One thing I like about pegboard is making holders for it.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#5 posted 03-09-2013 03:14 AM

Fantastic Idea and Creation!

-- Mike, Florida,

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#6 posted 03-09-2013 04:01 AM

nice work, very creative.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#7 posted 03-09-2013 04:05 AM

Feels good to make something for yourself doesn’t it..

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#8 posted 03-09-2013 12:15 PM

Thanks for all the positive comments. The shop made stuff doesn’t fall off like the store bought. If you ever make any remember to chamfer the upper back corner. It allows for a good snug fit against the pegboard.
It is fun Larry. Thanks.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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#9 posted 03-09-2013 12:21 PM

agree with Clieb, pegboard is a great place to get creative. And I like your use of “scraps” to make this holder. Nice job!

-- "If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather, teach them to long for the sea." ~Antoine de Saint Exupery

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#10 posted 03-09-2013 05:28 PM

It’s funny. I make holders like that for things (spade bits, shaped rasp bits) Just to keep them standing up in order. but I don’t have any place organized to put them. Never occurred to me to get a pegboard and hang them off there.

Off to Home Despot!

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#11 posted 03-11-2013 02:01 AM

Nice job and great inspiration.

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#12 posted 04-24-2013 02:04 AM

I made one of those. I got the free plan from Woodsmith neat project.

-- I think of Jack Nicholson as the Joker in Batman when he says "Where does he get those wonderful toys" and ask WHERE DO U GUYS GET ALL THAT WONDERFUL WOOD?

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