Open Totes Stop Hiding The Functional Beautiful
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I don't like tool chests.There, I said it.Let's see if I'm struck down by lightning from the woodworking gods.I've bought them in the past, built them, understand their logic.Protection from thieves, protection from moisture, protection from metal cancer.
But there is something to the concept of 'out of sight out of mind.' Besides, the only time I've had tools stolen was when burglars walked off with… my tool chest.And here at the boundary of a semi-arid region of Texas, the only tool that's ever rusted on me was one particular Japanese saw that I always thought wanted to die anyway.
William Morris has a very overused quote, 'Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.' Hence I've always preferred hanging tools on the walls.I can find them easier and appreciate their potential more.
I've also found that these racks help me pare down my tools to only those I use and appreciate because if I don't use them they end up in a drawer or… a chest.This mentality also explains my preference for open totes for transporting tools.
Totes range in styles from the tool box...