5 Tool Box Alternatives You Probably Haven’t Seen before

tool bag
Image courtesy of Amazon

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SPY.com may receive an affiliate commission.

* Convenient and multipurpose tool box alternatives
* From car organizers to buckets
* Aesthetic tool bags for on the go use

If you’re tried of lugging around the same old tool bag very time you want to fix something around the house or at someone else’s place, work on your project car in the garage or finally get around to finishing that giant Van Der Graaf Generator that was supposed to be for Burning Man 2006, here are some more motivating, functional and even aesthetic alternatives to the basic  toolbox.

1. Super Tool Roll

Like a superhero’s utility belt for your car seats (or anywhere, really) this super tool roll folds up into a circle for storage and unrolls to reveal versatile tool pouches. You can hang it on your garage wall, or roll it up and carry it by the handles on either side.

tool roll Image Courtesy Amazon


2. Waterproof Electrician’s Bag

This tool carrier is a rugged, waterproof and durable plastic-bottomed bag designed for carpenters and electricians.

Waterproof tool bag Image Courtesy Amazon


3. Deluxe Canvas Tool Bag

This vintage looking canvas tool bag is made to last and features a steel “mouth” hinged to withstand heavy-duty use.

Klein tool bag Image Courtesy Amazon

4. Large Mouth Tool Bag

Pretty much the “big fish” of tool bags, this prize grouper has a 26” wide gape. It rolls up into a roughly cylindrical shape for carrying and comes, luckily, with strong reinforced straps.

tool bag Image Courtesy Amazon

5. Tool Bucket

This oddly good-looking tool bucket is for on-the-job situations where it helps to have things within easy reach. It even features a built-in knife holster.

tool bucket Image Courtesy Amazon

The Ultimate SPY Guide to Tools