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TOP 9 BEST TOOL BOX UNDER 500

1. DEWALT TOOL BOX (DWST17814)

Dewalt Tool Box (DWST17814) is an extra-large tools storage toolbox and have fixed dividers for organization of drills orbit or someone like that. It has long handle and has used for heavy duty and rust resistant metal latches.

Drawer lock and latches are so much good for tools and interlock and latches are more secure. But drawers are bowed lower shelf and poorly located supporting feet. Texture, colors, and durability of plastic are more than any other toolbox. Bi-material handle on top is more comfortable for lifting and other uses.

Specifications

  • Model: DWST17814
  • Dimensions: 17.2 × 12.6 × 13.2 inches
  • Weight: 7 pounds

2. STANLEY TOOLBOX

Stanley Tool Box is super organized tool box and small parts storage have in the box. This box shuts automatically; you can operate this box in this box when another hand is occupied. It has a removable tray which helps you to keep in larger tools in the box.

This toolbox is very durable, versatile and secure for the automatic lock. Extra wide soft grip handle gives you extra advantages for carrying tools one place to another place. It is made by the robust structure and large volume.

Specifications

  • Model: STST19410
  • Dimensions: 18.0 × 10.2 × 9 inches
  • Weight: 3.9 pounds

3. STACK-ON TOOLBOX

Stack-On Tool Box is rugged all steel end cap construction and Nickel plated steel provide you with greater strength. There is steel handle and have full lockable with padlock eye. This toolbox has a great dimension which length is 16 inches.

You can use it for plumbing, electrical, car garage, and many another place. But one thing is- tray is made of plastic. It has a good lock system; it may not give to lose any tools.

Specifications

  • Model: SHB-16
  • Dimensions: 16 x 7 x 7.5”
  • Weight: 4.7 pounds

4. STALWART TOOLBOX

Stalwart Tool Box is a sturdy plastic toolbox and has a different compartment in each toolbox. There are four removable parts organizers and have a separate rack system. In each part, there are eighteen compartments which help you to separate the tools. The top compartment is the best for bigger tool store.

Stalwart Tool is not only for craftsman, but it also for crafters, artists, and painters. Top compartment is 3.5 inches deep. This toolbox is a cheap price, so if you need a small toolbox, it is perfect for you. Different compartment gives advantages to organizing different small tools.

Specifications

  • Model: 75-STO3183
  • Dimensions: 7 x 10 x 10.5”
  • Weight: 3.37 pounds

5. WATERLOO PORTABLE TOOLBOX

Waterloo Tool Box is a strong plastic toolbox which is very much suitable for the industrial purpose. It is a portable toolbox and has a super great grip for moving one place to another place. It is made in the USA and all parts are suitable for storing the tools. The depth of the box is four inches but one part is 1 inch.

The price is cheaper than any other same category toolbox. If you are not a professional, your all tools are normally stored in the box. It is very much awesome for its lightweight.

Specifications

  • Model : PP-1406BK
  • Dimensions : 14 x 7.5 x 6.2 inches
  • Weight: 2 pounds 

6. AKRO- MILS TOTOOLBOX

Akro– mils is a plastic toolbox and manufactured in the USA. This toolbox is more durable and very easy to use like storing the tools. If you carry the fully loaded box with tools, the handle with grip is quite good for moving. The top tray of the boxes is an extra large for storing the large product.

The top is removable and it gives the most accessible for quickly storing. The box is fully lockable and metal lock used in the plastic box. The height of the box is 6.5 inches without a tray and 3.5 inches with tray.

Specifications

  • Model: 09514CFT
  • Dimensions: 14 x 8-1/8 x 8-1/8 inches
  • Weight: 1.9 pounds

7. OEMTOOLS TOOLBOX

OEMTOOLS Tool Box is a plastic toolbox and very much efficient toolbox nowadays. It includes a removable tool tray and has a small tray for small tool storage. The load capacity of the box is 40 pounds. It has metal latches for secure storage and has a lockable system. The handle of the box is ready for easy transport.

It has a small compartment for small tool storage. The price of the box is cheap. It is light duty toolbox for hobbyist person.

Specifications

  • Model: 22179
  • Dimensions: 20 x 8.7 x 10 inches
  • Weight: 3.75 pounds

8. HOMAK TOOLBOX

Homak Tool Box is a transparent plastic tool box and very much suitable for small tools. It has a removable tray with molded handle. There are six compartments in the tray and its depth is eight inches with tray and six inches without a tray. You can lock the box with a padlock.

You can use the small part of the box for the loose screw and another small tool. But in the deep of the box, you can use different tools like screwdriver, drills, measuring tape etc. One thing I can say, When you buy, you must determent the color of the box. Because it has two color- orange and yellow.

Specifications

  • Model: TP00115088
  • Dimensions: 15.5 x 8 x 8.2 inches
  • Weight: 2.2 pounds

9. VONHAUS TOOLBOX

VonHaus Tool Box is a plastic toolbox for very small tools storage. It has four drawers and 13 compartments. This is the best toolbox for small parts. The four drawers are also removable. You can store different types of tools like bolts, nuts, screws, craft etc. The weight of the box is light but plastic is much durable.

There are locking clips in every drawer and in the large section, it has a strong locking clip. It is a transparent toolbox. One thing I can say, It is for a small tool not for big tools.

Specifications

  • Model: 15/111
  • Dimensions : 7.7 x 11.5 x 11.6 inches
  • Weight: 2.9 pounds

WHY NEEDED TOOLBOX?

  • Tools get in single location
  • Saving time for quick accessing
  • Secured for losing the tools
  • Decrease the damage to the tools

MOST COMMON TOOLS USED IN TOOLBOX

There are many types of tool you can store in the toolbox. These are the hammer, wrench, file, screwdriver, hand drill, pliers, axes, nut, bolt, tape measure etc.

HOW TO CHOOSE A BEST TOOLBOX?

When we choose a toolbox, we concern about some criteria. There are several criteria like weight, size, brand, quality, price, drawer and many more. We describe the several criteria for purchasing decision.

STORAGE CAPACITY/ WEIGHT

How many tools can you store in the box? It depends on the storage capacity and compartment in the toolbox. If you are professional, you can choose a heavy toolbox but if you are hobbyist person, you can light toolbox. When you purchase weight and loading capacity is important to see before the buying a box.

SIZE

The dimension of the toolbox you can see before purchasing a toolbox. When you choose a box, if you need heavy duty tools, it has a bad impact on your work. You must choose the best dimension toolbox and how much tools stored in the box you can see.

BRAND

When you buy a product, you buy a value. Brand value is required when they produce good quality work and ages of the company. Brand value is less important than the quality of the product. The brand is required for identified the right product.

LOCK SYSTEM

In some toolbox, there is a lock system for security but some have no lock system. When you buy a toolbox, you should notice for the locking system.

DRAWER

When you use different tools in your workstations, you can choose the box which has the multi-drawer. The drawer can separate the tools and organize them with your interest. I think drawer is important for choosing a toolbox.

DURABILITY

Durability is the longevity of a product and how much time deliver you the service. There are two materials product- plastic and metal. We choose the toolbox with the plastic body because plastic is more durable than metal.

PORTABILITY

If you are a movable person like a professional, you should choose a portable toolbox. Portability will help you with moving one place to another place. The handle is important for portability. Handle with grip, you can choose the best toolbox.

PRICE

When I buy a product, I choose a good quality product. Price is less important to me. But I compare the price with other same quality product. Then I choose a product. Price means the value of the product you buy with money.

QUALITY

Quality is the most important part of the product. When you buy, you should see the metal or plastic of box. How much comfortable carrying the toolbox. How to move one place to somewhere. Is it durable? You must have maintained the quality of a toolbox.

DESIGN

There is a differently designed box in the market. But you choose which is most beautiful with quality and brand value. But one thing, You can choose a good design toolbox, but it should maintain the other qualification of the box.

WATERPROOF

Is it waterproof or not. If you work in the outside of the house, you should buy a waterproof toolbox. But in one or two product in the market are waterproof.

REVIEW

The review is important for purchasing decision and you can see a different opinion who already buys that product. They can say the most important part which is good or not. When you see the product, You must see the review of that particular product.