An excellent tool belt assists in fast and intuitive working. There will always be a difference in concentration and to some extent, the quality of work in a person who has the right tools at the right time and the person who has to fetch required tools every 2 minutes. A tool belt helps increase the quality and speed of work.
This list goes through the 10 best tool belts that are incredibly easy to wear and very comfortable to work with. Obviously, we wouldn’t want the weight of tools sagging you down.
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10. Tool Bag Tool Belt ($125.99)
This is Milwaukee’s contractor tool belt with a suspension rig. The rig provides 24 organisational pockets and incorporates handles that allow the belt to be easily removed, stored, and transported. A plastic lined puncture-resistant pocket lets users store sharp objects, such as jab saws, without worry of damaging their bags and the included work belt is padded for all day comfort. It also features a smartphone pocket to keep it at hand. Fits 30″ to 53″ waist.
9. TR Industrial Tool Belt ($21.43)
This is TR Industrial’s multi-function belt tool holder. The unit has 12 functional pockets for storing tools such as hammers, measuring tape, screwdrivers, etc. The belt strap is a little under 2 inches in height. The unit is durably built and holds up admirably in a construction environment without holes and tears.
“Well built, easy to configure and adjust as well as comfortable. My 35-year-old tool belt got robbed from a job site, and I was not happy. Hard to replace an old friend like that who had served me faithfully for decades. I lost about $75 worth of old tools as well, but change can be good. This new model has a provision for an add on the pocket for a battery powered drill that I bought that I never had before.I used to stuff my drill into a nail pouch and hope it didn’t fall. The new pocket is far more secure. I like the metal tape measure rails that I never had before and the plier/screwdriver holders that were also missing on my old belt. It’s going to take some break in time, but this was a great buy for an excellent price. I do regret looking like a ‘tube for a while, but I’ll just rub this new one in some dirt, and it’ll look better. Hope that helps. Tretiak” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
8. Esschert Design Tool Belt ($15.95)
This is Esschert’s Garden tool belt. The belt holds comfortably on your waist, and the unit has a sturdy built for holding up tools and accessories. The tool apron is also adjustable, and the unit boasts of spacious pockets for comfortably carrying the tools.
“I got this so I could work out in the yard – or sit on the deck and have everything I need. The big pocket will easily carry a Kindle – the smaller pockets my phone and there even room for a spade and clippers. I don’t get in the way and when I sit It doesn’t bind me. Great design. And the belt clip – love it. Nothing to tie. PS – I listen to Audible books via Bluetooth on my Kindle – perfect for this!” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
7. Task Tools Tool Belt ($22.04)
This tool belt by Task Tools features five various sized pockets and two hammer holders. The unit has rivets to ensure the secure and unharmful storage and usage of tools. It has a 2-inch-wide polymer belt with quick release buckle and is made from durable split leather. The hammer holder is rust-resistant and nickel-plated. Perfect size and price for weekend warriors making a home improvement.
“Love this tool belt. Fits perfect and I’m small framed. Nice wide belt with a snap in/quick release buckle. It’s not heavy-rough-not too soft & not too hard – just right! The centre pouch which is designed to store a tape measure will be utilised for nails/screws. The two pockets which you cannot tell are there behind the hammer hangers are perfect for my clip on KOMELON tape…Nice construction too!! I like it, and I’m extremely pleased with the inexpensive price! I’ll give her five stars.” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
6. Occidental Leather Tool Belt ($274.50)
This is Occidental Leather’s adjust-to-fit, belt tool bag. The unit can hold multiple tools and hammers with a large open front pocket. You can store your pliers, wrenches, hammers and use them conveniently. It also boasts ten-inch deep industrial nylon bags with leather-reinforced bottom and corners. A good buy for a carpenter and electrician.
“The husband LOVES this belt. Worth every penny. We also purchased the Occidental harness straps at the same time to help with the weight, and he’s delighted. No more aches or pains from wearing a loaded down tool belt all day. He’s happier at work and does his work with more efficiency.” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
5. MagnoGrip Tool Belt ($34.99)
This unit by MagnoGrip features a magnetic carpenter tool belt. The unit is made from polyester and has 12 pockets for storing tools. The magnetic pocket fasteners keep the tools from spilling while the outer magnet provides quick and easy access to tools. The key stress points are reinforced with rivets. The double-layered ballistic polyester allows rugged, lightweight construction that puts less strain on your back and more muscle into the gear so that it handles the most demanding jobs.
“I bought this tool belt before going on a roofing missions trip with my church. This thing rocks! It’s comfortable to wear, holds a good amount of tools and is well made. The best feature, of course, is the magnetic pockets. Anyone who has done roofing before knows how much it sucks when you drop your belt and nails go flying. Not a problem with this strap, the magnet holds those nails in the pocket. The magnets are strong enough that they could even hold my flat bar. A great purchase!” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
4. Custom Leathercraft Tool Belt ($16.10)
This is Custom Leathercraft’s heavy duty, 8-pocket, open tool belt cum apron. It features four main nail and tool pockets and three smaller pockets fit pliers, nail sets, pencils, etc. The centre pocket allows for storing tape measure, nails or other tools. It also has a steel hammer loop and a 2-inch poly web belt with quick-release buckle. A superior construction work leather belt.
“I was initially hesitant to purchase due to the plastic buckle. After using this on a room demo and remodel I feel the buckle is going to last a while. The leather seems excellent quality in both thickness yet pliability for the price point. In my opinion, the price is very low for the quality and features of this product. I saw reviews on this and many other belts saying the middle tape pocket wasn’t big enough, I, however, had no issue with a Stanley Fat Max 25′ tape fitting in there and still easy to get out. The pockets all were constructed in a way to keep them opened up like you want them to be able to get to the contents (screws, tools) easily. I am a DIY’er and found this to have nearly everything I needed, I am sure for the professional they would go another route, but if looking for a low price, good quality belt for the DIY’er I highly recommend this one.” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
3. Bucket Boss Tool Belt ($9.99)
This is Bucket Boss’s waist belt tool bag. The product is highly durable and a convenience to use. The quick release belt fits up to 52 inches belt while the 13 pockets hold tools and pens. The seams are bar tacked, and there are two web loops to hold hammers.
“I’m an electrician, and this is my favourite work apron for holding wire nuts, tape, screws, etc. The smaller slots on each side are good for keeping a pen, pencil, sharpie, utility knife, or flashlight. In the middle, you can put a tape measure but other than that, I still need to wear a small pouch for my pliers, and screwdrivers. If you try to use this apron for those items, they will make holes in it. The Carhartt apron is a little tougher, but I don’t find it as comfortable or as easy to organise, plus it’s more expensive. Hope that helps.” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
2. Custom Leathercraft Tool Belt ($52.99)
This is also Custom’s Leathercraft heavy-duty, 5-piece, easy tool belt system. The unit is made from double-layered 600D polyester fabric. It has padded suspenders which are engineered to hold and distribute weight evenly without strain on lower back and hips. The newly designed Sta-Open main pockets are tapered for faster access to contents. Additional custom pockets allow for the storage of combination square or L-rulers. The antique brass-finish hardware and rivets not only look good, but they also enhance the overall durability and performance of the tool belt.
“It felt heavy in my hand when I first picked it up. However as soon as I put it on, WOW, I’m extremely surprised at how comfortable and light weight it is, even packed with tools. I’m guessing it’s distributing the loads in all the right spots.
I also like this design way better than my toolbelt with pouches. With the same amount of tool, I feel more balanced and hardly any stress on my waist, hip or back. Compare to the toolbelt which just drags my pants to my knees. Yikes~” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
1. Custom Leathercraft Tool Belt ($12.59)
This is Custom Leathercraft’s tool bag with a poly web belt. The unit is made from heavy-duty suede leather. It has two main nail and tool pockets while the smaller pockets can conveniently hold pliers, pencils, nail sets, etc. The belt is 2-inches Poly web belt with quick release buckle and fits waists of 29-inches to 46-inches. It also has an additional leather hammer loop and tape measure strap.
“It’s a well-made pouch and the belt that comes with it is robust. The tool bag will hold a handful of essential tools, such as a reversible screwdriver, a utility knife, and a pair of cutters, and the nail pouch is big enough to hold quite a few nails (I put 16d on one side and 8d on the other). The only glitch is that the hammer loop is too small for a standard framing hammer, although it fits a finish hammer just fine. This just means getting the separate hammer loop that CLC makes (and Amazon sells), which has a large metal loop that easily fits even a massive hammer. The measuring tape strap works fine.” – Amazon’s Customer Review.
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