Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Tooling Around

I do love a good little wooden tool tote--not for tools of course, but for so many other rooms in the house.  Here is a recent one I made from this flower box:
I added a couple dog eared fence pieces we had cut off (our fence is flat across the top) on the ends of the planter, and a chair leg in the middle for a handle.
 Some red paint and stain and a tool tote was born.
Not only great for tools, they work in a kitchen as shown, in a bathroom for towels and soaps and lotions, in a kid's room for books and loveys, in a family room for DVDs and magazines, on a patio for BBQ tools, in a craft room for paints and supplies, and...


  1. Wow, that turned out great! Wouldn't that be great to carry garden tools around? ~ Maureen

  2. Oh, you hit a soft spot with me. I love mine as well. You did a terrific job! It would make a great gift just as you have it right now and the fun thing is that all the little surprises inside can be absolutely anything. Have a great day!

  3. Looks great! very useful anywhere..tools, cookbooks, towels, mail, toiletries!
    Love it!

  4. Beautiful Crate Becky! I really want to make one just like it now!
    Nice job! I love how big it is!

  5. Uh, WOW!! This is _brilliant_!! Absolutely brilliant!! There are so many things I've wanted to do with this type of toolbox but have been stopped dead in my tracks by the price... Man Alive! I am so totally doing this!

  6. Hey I was just telling someone about a tote that used a spindle for a handle, and I couldn't remember where I saw it. Now I can't remember who I was telling either!


  7. oh my gosh! I just saw this on Susan's post (homeroad) I must make some of these! today! I feel the need for some instant gratification!
    not sure how I missed this the first time around. LOVE it becky!

  8. Wow...love that idea. Great job and thanks for sharing.

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