French cleat storage system for hand tools

A new technique for keeping my hand tools and also enable me to obtain eliminate my pegboard. I chose using french cleats to hang screwdrivers, pliers and also various other things. It's an actually versatile system that allows you get creative tailoring it.

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French cleat storage system for hand tools

A new method for storing my hand tools and allow me to get rid of my pegboard. I decided on using french cleats to hang screwdrivers, pliers and other items. It's a really flexible system that lets you get creative customizing it.

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Novato CA 94949


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  1. thanks..very usefull

  2. I like this guy, he’s down to earth I enjoy his projects ,there never over
    my head

  3. Like it, cool.

  4. Ha ha. I am in the middle of building my own. I love it so much I am doing
    same system for my electronics lab as well. Anyone thinking of doing this,
    then yes you have to do it! The best part is being able to move hangers
    about. One thing I did was make my cleats five inches top to bottom as I
    found this gave me better fixings on large hangers. I have used 1/2 inch
    ply and made holders for not only the screw drivers but all my heavy power
    tools as well. It is surprising how strong these can be made.

  5. love ur channel it’s always entertaining and informative! I’ve never seen a
    french cleat system before that’s really cool, my entire back garage wall
    is already pegboard but I think I’m gonna have to build a section of french
    cleat to hold some of my heavier stuff! By the way in your beginning
    woodworking video I thought u threw ur handsaw away cuz u don’t need them
    yet I see u still have some hand saws, shame shame lol jk =p Keep the
    videos coming!

  6. I find it funny that you have a bunch of screwdrivers in different shapes
    and sizes, but all you need nowadays is a power drill with different bits

  7. Perhaps a counter sink for the screwdriver handles to rest in would prevent
    them from falling out. Im going to b building a bench soon n was going to
    do pegboard but since decided to go the french cleat route. For
    screwdrivers,drill bits, whatever else the design will work for im doing
    solid blocks with the tops at about 15-20 degrees for easier access when

  8. how much wight can a french cleat hold

  9. Muy buena idea ya la puse en práctica en mi taller saludos

  10. Lovely build. The hammers and mallets take up quite a lot of space when
    hung separately, though. You could make a rack with two parallel pieces of
    strong dowel that the handles slot between, to hang them alongside each

  11. Nice. I think I found my shop re-org idea. Thanks.

  12. I used the French cleat idea from this vid to hang my john heitz drill
    press cabinet. thanks for the great idea!

  13. Lovely..

  14. Awesome man

  15. Very clever idea. Simple and elegant. Thanks

  16. when i see in 4:10 i said “no handle sir? and you said in 5:12 “i will fix
    it, lol

  17. amazing! just aamzing

  18. Awesome video, love it

  19. Very Very Smart

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