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Most efficient way to organize hardscape tools?

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by Clarkscape, Jan 19, 2014.

  1. Clarkscape

    Clarkscape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 21

    Hi Guys,
    I have been mostly using five gallon buckets to store my tools. It works but I am trying to be more productive and efficient. Anyone have suggestions (pictures) of a better way?
    Thanks,
    Andrew
     
  2. neighborguy

    neighborguy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 187

    As far as hand tools go, I have found that getting tools set up for specific tasks in individual tool boxes helps. I have all my "hardscape' stuff in a Stanley Fat Max (28") that carries all my chisels, 2' levels, trowels, etc. I also have low volt lighting stuff in another box, irrigation repair in another, etc. To me it is easy to just think what I am going to be doing and grab each tool box. Of course I still have sockets and wrenches as a kit.
     
  3. scagrider22

    scagrider22 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,272

    We use the largest tool bag we can find and each hardscape employee has one with the same hand tools, for bigger tools like the saws we use a job box.:
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  4. OSdb

    OSdb LawnSite Member
    Posts: 75

    Each hardscape crew gets a job box that is left on site with just about everything they need in it.
     
  5. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,747

    Truck box has bags and buckets
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  6. latux87

    latux87 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 70

    I see the saw hiding back there, but where are your blades? lol
     
  7. Clarkscape

    Clarkscape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 21

    Appreciate the responses. I like the job box idea...any one type recommended?
     
  8. Murphy's Law

    Murphy's Law LawnSite Member
    from NH
    Posts: 174

    You sure have a lot of shovels.
     
  9. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,747

    I love flat shovels.

    Latix the blades are in the garage. Its too cold to use them without a shirt

    Check craigslist for a job box used. If itss teel and locks its good. Knaack and jobox are a few to look for.
     
  10. noahb195

    noahb195 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 994

    I got one for sale if anyone is interested.
     

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