Introduction: Tool Display the Good Way

Have you ever wanted to have a storage/display like they have in hardware stores?  I know I have. This instuctable is to show you what I did to obtain such a display and I must say, it makes using my tools so much easier. 
I bought a Porter Cable combo kit from a hardware store and for what I paid for it, I didn’t want to just though all the nice new tools in the bag that it came with and hide my investment.  When I bought my mobile workbench it came with a metal grid shelf for the bottom. However I did not want the shelf because I wanted to use the bench as a desk. I held the shelf against the wall and thought, “how awesome it would be if I made this into a tool storage display”.
Some of the materials you might need :
1/8th weld able steel – as many as you might need.
Heat – for creating the bends
CAUTION: HEAT IS HOT, IT WILL BURN YOU.
Nails – 2
Piece of wood – 1
Clamps
Hammer
Pliers – to help make bends
Ruler – for all your measuring needs.

Step 1: Step 1:

Hammer the nails into the piece of wood and clamp the wood to your bench or something that wont move.

Step 2: Step 2:

Create a pattern that will hold your tools.

Step 3: Step 3:

Apply heat and start bending.

Step 4: Step 4:

Hang tools
that's it, your done.
please comment if you have questions.
don't forget to vote!
Thank you.

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jessyratfink (author)2012-04-06

Awesome! I hope to one day be this organized. :D

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jtc574 (author)jessyratfink2012-04-06

Thanks :)

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