Do you want to buy the tool chest? If it you can read the post “Best Tool Chest”. You may decide which tool chest is best for you.

 1. Keter Tool Chest

Keter tool chest is modular storage of tools, crafts, and other things. It has five drawers in the total body of the chest. Last storage is bigger than the other four drawers. You can use it for the big tool like drills. In the middle of the drawer, there is 16 removable bin which parts should be separated

It has central locking systems; it can secure your tool when using or not use. In every drawer, there is a handle for easy mobility. Wheels give you extra facilities for moving the chest. But one thing I concerned, there should be a divider in the bigger part of the drawer.


  • Model: 240762
  • Dimension: 23.5″ H x 22.1″ W x 11.3″ D
  • Drawer: 5
  • Weight: 23.6 pounds
  • Rolling: Yes

2. Homcom Tool Chest

Homcom Tool Chest is a plastic tool chest which has three drawers in the body. In these three drawers, there is smooth slide out for handling. There are also two bigger place- top and bottom. You can store bigger tools and accessories in this storage.

Central locking systems give you the confirmation of security. There are four wheelers for rolling the chest one place to another place. Pressure gauge gives you maximum efficiency. It is good for a mechanic or home hobbyist and others in the garage, workstations and where needs tools for storage.


  • Model : B20-051BK
  • Dimension : 28.5 x 20.6 x 15.1 inches
  • Drawer : 3
  • Weight: 6 pounds
  • Rolling: Yes

3. US General Tool Chest

US General Tool Chest is a highly qualified tool chest and very smooth black mat paint for superior’s scratch. If you are looking for a heavy duty tool chest, this tool chest is good for you. It has three drawers with strong lock system. It is the best car garage.

There has a two magnet system in the side end, this will keep your tools with the tool chest. Its metal is very hard and very much durable.


  • Model: 9871130
  • Drawer: 3
  • Weight: 96 pounds
  • Rolling: Yes

4. Olympia Tool Chest

Olympia Tool Chest is a plastic material foldable chest and most portable chest ever. If you are very much traveling one place to another place, this is the best chest for you. It has a telescopic handle and two rolling wheels which helps you to transport anything to another place.

But one thing is that the handle is not good. Price is so cheap for any chest.


  • Model: 85-010
  • Dimension : 3.2 x 18.5 x 18.5 inches; extended- 14.5 x 18 x 39 inches
  • Drawer: No
  • Weight: 6.17 pounds
  • Rolling: Yes 

5. Waterloo Tool Chest

Waterloo Tool Chest is a very strong tool chest and made by protective top mat for color. There are five long drawers which depth is 9.5 inches. These drawers are fully lockable. Drawers’ slides are ball bearing which turns in flexible drawers.

Drawers are enabled 175 pounds’ load capacity. The total chest height is 26 inches. If you buy a strong and highly protective chest, you can buy it without hesitation. The first drawer’s depth is 2 inches and the middle drawer’s depth are 3 inches and the bottom drawer’s depth is 4 inches.


  • Model : PCA-265BK
  • Dimension: 18 x 26.5 x 42.2 inches
  • Drawer: 5
  • Weight: 110 pounds
  • Rolling: yes

6. Seville Tool chest

Seville Tool Chest is a heavy duty stainless steel door tool chest with a powder coated steel body. All drawers are high quality locked with security. The load capacity is 300 pounds’. There is five inches’ wheel which two are lockable for standing.

The bottom drawer is 10 inches deep and others are 2.5 inches’ depth. The height of the chest without a wheel is 29 inches. It’s great for the garage, mail-room, warehouse, and workstations.


  • Model : UHD20204B
  • Dimension : 28 x 24 x 34.5 Inches
  • Drawer: 6
  • Weight: 135 pounds
  • Rolling: Yes

7. Waterloo Tool Chest

Waterloo tool Chest is a standard tool chest for the garage, workstations etc. It has five drawers – the first one is 2 inches deep and the bottom drawer is four to 5 inches deep. Drawers are a full extension which load capacity is 50 lbs. But one thing is not good to me, slides are not ball bearing.

The height of the chest without wheels is 27.875 inches. It is designed and assembled in the USA. The fully automotive lock helps you to secure your tools and organized the tools. Total load capacity of the chest is 500 lbs.


  • Model: SCA-26514RD-F
  • Dimension : 14 x 26.5 x 32 inches
  • Drawer: 5
  • Weight: 58
  • pounds Rolling: Yes 8

8. Excel Tool Chest

Excel Tool Chest is a heavy metal tool chest and powder coated steel body. It has five ball bearing slide drawers and it supports 50 pounds in each drawer. It is also secured for its locking system with two keys.

In drawers’ side, handle are used for easy movement. The depth of the top drawer is 2 5/8 inches and the other four drawers are one inch less in depth.


  • Model: TB2105X-Blue
  • Dimension : 26 x 16 x 12 inches
  • Drawer: 5
  • Weight: 51
  • pounds Rolling: Yes

What is Tool Chest

The tool chest is a chest where you keep your tools securely and designed for organizing the tools in your interest. There are different size and shape tool chest in the market. You have chosen a tool chest which is made of plastic or metal. But plastic is more durable than the metal. Tool chest has different drawers and lock system. It can be portable for your moving the tools in your workstations or any other place.

Why Need a Tool Chest?

  • Your tools are more organized in your workstations
  • More secure the tools
  • Portability helps you moving the tools
  • Protect from damaging the tools
  • Save your place for storage the tools

Rolling vs Portable Tool Chest

I think rolling is good enough. Rolling means you roll your chest on the ground for moving purpose. Portable means the moving of your chest with your hand. It is your choice what types of the chest you needed? But different people have different choices. The rolling tool chest is more comfortable with garage, workstations like that. The portable tool chest is moved in anywhere or any place you go.

How to Choose a Best Tool Chest?

Storage Capacity

Storage capacity is important for purchasing a tool chest. If you need a big storage space, you should consider the big tool which has enough space for your tools. What weight are you comfort for moving the chest? You should determent the chest which is suitable for your workstations.


When you want to move with your tools, you should select the portable tool chest. But where you move with the chest. Is it in workstations? Or is it outside the house? Then you should what types of the chest you needed. It should depend on your one chest or two or many.


Quality needs to check before buying a chest. The high-quality chest is more durable than the normal chest. What materials are you buy? Look at the model, not the brand. You should select the good quality chest.

Number of Drawers

In a different model, there are different numbers of drawers. What quantity do tools need to store in the chest? It may two, three, four or five. When you select the chest, you must see the number of drawers.


Are you need to secure your tools? Are you fear with tools for stealing? So you need to select the chest with a lock. It may be just locked for your tools secure.


Durability is important for the lifetime of the tool chest. You need to know what model is more durable than any other chest. Plastic tool chest may be more durable in any other chest.