Make a Gorgeous Tool Caddy From Tin Cans and a Cutting Board

This super handy tool caddy is made from 3 repurposed items:
Tin cans; belts and a wooden cutting board.
It started with four large tomato cans, two tuna cans, and a wooden cutting board to attach them to for a great handle and carry all.
I stained and painted the cutting board.
To a nice distressed look.
to go with the leather belt scraps and buckles that I hot glued onto the cans.
Then drilled through the cans and leather into the board at an angle to make pilot holes. Then attached the decorated cans on the board with screws.
The larger cans hold pliers, screwdrivers, scissors, etc.
While the tuna cans hold screws and a tape measure on the sides of the board, but elevated for easy reach and view.
I love how handy this tool caddy is!
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Robin @ Redo It Yourself Inspirations
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  • Lilibeth, HomeTalker Lilibeth, HomeTalker on Dec 07, 2020

    Wow. I’m totally in on this one, this one is a hands down 100% winner in my book! My husband is forever carrying separate cans with screwdrivers in them, going back and forth and getting the box of screws, etc etc etc. He won’t carry a tool box with him, but I’m bettiing he’d carry this with him. Not only is it a compact version of the same thing he carries around with him, but he’ll be able to see what he has in a glance too! I think that’s the clincher with this caddy. What a beauty! I’m loving it and now I know what to give him for Christmas too! Thank you!!!

  • Carolina's Art Carolina's Art on Dec 07, 2020

    This is fantastic!!! I am so copying this!!