Tools chest are built with the purpose of arranging the tools of the user, especially if they are in a significant amount. It can be a single large cabinet or stacked up drawers and stores other equipment as well as tools.
You can use your tool chests in your home lab or your office. An excellent way to store and manage the massive amount of tools.
This follows a list of best tool chests ranked by their ease of use as well as durability and strength. So check out this list of 10 best tool chests and let us know your favourite in the comments section.
10. Excel Tool Chest ($169.99)
Excel’s 24 inches tool chest features eight drawers. The size of the chest is 42.6″H x 24.3″W x 13″D. The eight drawers are sliding and it has catch and hold drawer system that prevents the drawer from accidentally opening. It might feel a little fragile and drawers might look a bit sticky. You need to assemble it as well. Overall a good tool chest.
9. Craftsman Tool Chest ($215.99)
This is 24 inches, six drawer tool chest along with DIY rollers. It weighs around 400 lb and requires assembly. It has an integrated lock.
“This is a great product.” – Amazon’s Customer Review
8. Husky Tool Chest ($919.25)
This is a heavy duty 52 inches, 18 drawer chest with DIY rollers at the bottom. This solidly built cabinet offers unique and extended storage to your tools and equipment. It has full-width drawers for longer tools and a push-bar handle on the side which allows its great mobility. It has brakes on each end of the four end of the rolling cabinet, allowing it to stand at one place and not move. It has internal locking associated with the drawers to keep the product safe. It also has broad chest lid with a hole punch-out and gas struts and is also reinforced with a lid stiffener. The drawers slide smoothly.
Great box with great long lasting value.
7. Keter Tool Chest ($109.00)
This is a five drawer tool organiser. It features a durable polypropylene resin construction. It has a central locking system, so each drawer stays secure before, during and after use. The bottom drawer offers deep storage space for your larger and longer tools. This chest comes with 16 removable small part bins and dividers which can be organised to fit your needs. Very durable. It can be broken down and re-assembled quite quickly.
Highly recommended for daily use.
6. Homak Mfg. Co., Inc. Tool Chest ($395.99)
This is a 27 inches, six drawers rolling cabinet. It comes with drawer liners and top mats. Two casters swivel with the wheel brake while two are fixed. Heavy duty and built to last but the wheels are hollow.
“The drawers glide with ease and the wheels are well made and support the weight of this fine professional tool cabinet when movement is needed. There is not one bit of instability, and it holds steadfast to the ground. Each drawer is lined with a mat that allows the tools to stay put. The top also has a heavy thick mat that can be removed for cleaning. Two keys are included with a secure locking mechanism. The wheels and the handle were very easy to install with all parts included.” – Amazon’s Customer Review
5. US General Tool Chest ($270.80)
This is an 11 drawer roller tool cabinet. The drawers are lockable, and the drawer liners hold the tools well in place. This tool chest is rust-resistant, rugged and has a powder coated crinkle finish of black. Easy to assemble and handles are made up of highly polished chrome. All drawers come with thick rubber pad. The locks are good, and it also features locking flat bar which allows it to lock all drawers in the lower cabinet. The drawers are deeper, and side handles are strong.
Highly suggested to use.
4. WEN Tool Chest ($866.13)
This is a 41 inches silver tool chest and cabinet combination. It has full-length aluminium drawer handles.
Specifications from the manufacturer:
- 12 Drawer, 17.1-Inch deep top chest with 6,565 cubic inches storage space
- 12 Drawer, 18.3-Inch deep cabinet with 11,130 cubic inches storage space
All drawers have rubber liner on the bottom, and they move very smoothly. Right drawer configuration and castor wheels roll well. The finish is powder coated and hides grease and dirt well.
3. Excel Tool Chest ($123.47)
This is a 26 inches tool cabinet with five sliding drawers. It has a powder coated steel body and is scratch resistant which improves its durability. There are side handles as visible in the figure for smooth movement. The aluminium drawer pulls are of full length. You need to open the top in order to open the drawers – a little bug. The drawers aren’t very deep either.A pretty basic box for your tools and odd-ends.
2. The Original Pink Box Tool Chest ($419.93)
This is a 26 inches 5 drawer rolling tool chest. It has extruded full-length drawer pulls which are robust and sturdy. It comes with drawer liners (in pink). The wheels are great (caster wheels) and come with stronger and durable wheel locks. The drawers locks are well secured from the front and have no movement.
“This is an excellent product, and I would highly recommend it to anyone” – Amazon’s Customer Review
1. Seville Classics Tool Chest ($249.97)
This is an ultra high definition six drawer rolling tool cabinet. Features stainless steel drawer fronts with powder coated steel frame. The top is covered with wood. The push bars are made up of chrome.
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