Hey there! I’m sharing an old post with you because there are so many new readers! This is one of my favorite projects ever. It was the first thing I ever built and has made keeping all of my tools and painting supplies so easy! Happy building!
Oh my goodness…I am soooo excited! I built something! Yep, built it all by myself from scratch! My awesome Ryobi Tools got here last week, and although I was a little intimidated about using them for the first time without help, I did it, and you know what? It was awesome!!! Before I get started with my Let’s Build It series, I knew I needed to get organized. I cannot function with a mess, and when you are building, a mess can happen quickly. So, my first Let’s Build It project is this awesome portable tool storage caddy! Let me show you how I made it…
I started with one large piece of pegboard which was 96″ X 48″. I had my favorite lady at Home Depot cut it in half for me so I could fit it in the back of my truck, then cut each piece in half with my super awesome new Ryobi circular saw myself when I got home.
I then placed a long bead of wood glue from top to bottom on two of the 2X2 boards and placed one of the pieces of pegboard on top to make a wall panel. You don’t necessarily need the wood glue, but I want mine to be really strong. Next, I secured them with four screws…one at the top, one at the bottom, and two spaced evenly between those. I repeated this process until I had all of the walls screwed together.
I love being able to grab my safety glasses and whichever tool I need without making a mess, and I can just pull them with me. If I am working outside, I just roll this baby out with me. If I’m painting on the other side of the garage, I can just take it over there! Now I am ready to get started, and can’t wait to learn to use all of these fabulous Ryobi tools together!!!
Are you going to build with me???
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