Stuff We Love: Tool Bags

Learn more about three great ways to tote your tools on this edition of Stuff We Love.

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Stuff We Love: Tool Bags

On this week's edition of Stuff We Love, Marty Dyck shares three tool bags that are each perfectly suited to lugging gear on and off of the jobsite. Included are a modern upgrade to the traditional tool bag, a versatile jobsite backpack, and a heavy duty tool-chest on wheels.

To find out what Marty loves about these tool bags, watch the video below. To learn more about each individual product and find out where you can buy them online, keep reading.

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An updated classic from Stanley

This 12-inch soft-sided tool bag is an upgraded and modernized version of the traditional tool bag. There's no added frills or gimmicks, just a sturdy rubber foam bottom and a plenty of compartments for your tools and gear. If your tried and true tool bag is finally wearing out, consider this one from Stanley an ideal upgrade.

To buy the Stanley 12-Inch Soft Sided Tool Bag on Amazon, click here.

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Go back to school

Milwaukee Tool's PACKOUT Backpack is a rugged and tool-centric re-imagining of the standard book bag. The PACKOUT backpack has a total of 48 pockets, is made from tear-resistant ballistic material, and works with Milwaukee's PACKOUT system, which combines soft tool bags and rigid tool boxes into customizable modular storage.

You can buy one on Amazon here.

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Workstation on wheels

Klein Tool's Tradesman Pro Rolling Tool Bag is not really just a tool bag- it's more of a portable work station. The bag's hard-top lid is designed with contours and grooves for holding smartphones, cups and thermoses, and is secured by metal latches for a tight, sealed close that can be fitted with a padlock. The bag has large, ruggedized wheels for traversing tough terrain and is load tested up to 250 pounds.

Klein's Tradesman Pro Rolling Tool Bag is available on Amazon for $230.44.

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About Marty Dyck

Marty is a professional woodworker and the owner of Good From Wood, a custom woodworking shop located in Stillwater, MN. Specializing in unique, vintage barn doors, custom skateboards and other innovative wood products, Marty hopes to always build the piece that everyone talks about.
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