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whforrest
12-27-2013, 10:02 PM
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AngryScientist
12-27-2013, 10:18 PM
the boxes in my garage are reserved for mostly automotive tools, and general purpose mechanic stuff, but the basement workshop has the bike specific stuff.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-j6mh-muysss/UJ7DW24hHRI/AAAAAAAAA78/W3AxU0uC234/s1600/IMG_1107.JPG

whforrest
12-27-2013, 10:31 PM
Nice you have room for the larger stickers


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MattTuck
12-28-2013, 12:00 AM
I wish I had something cool to add to this thread. A toolbox is on my list of things to get in the near future.

oliver1850
12-28-2013, 01:14 AM
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Admiral Ackbar
12-28-2013, 04:19 AM
wow very cool!

whforrest
12-28-2013, 08:47 AM
Wow you have some old pro stickers


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bicimechanic
12-28-2013, 07:44 PM
Does this count?

jtakeda
12-28-2013, 08:48 PM
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2878/11615613533_5e590d9c68_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/57329557@N05/11615613533/)

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5474/11615742434_81eb6b3ae4_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/57329557@N05/11615742434/)

wallymann
12-28-2013, 09:48 PM
oldest cycling sticker dates to 1986 -- S. L. Lewis bike company (LBS)
oldest sticker dates to 1984 -- the original apple mac rainbow sticker!

http://brown-snout.com/cycling/misc/toolbox.jpg

AgilisMerlin
12-29-2013, 07:43 AM
Let's see your toolbox

http://www.rappnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/r_middle-11web.jpg

martl
12-30-2013, 02:12 AM
Used to look like this:

http://fstatic1.rennrad-news.de/img/photos/2/0/9/0/_/medium/werkstatt_016_800.jpg?0 (http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/p/171390)

http://fstatic1.rennrad-news.de/img/photos/2/0/9/0/_/medium/werkstatt_015_800.jpg?0 (http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/p/171389)

http://fstatic1.rennrad-news.de/img/photos/2/0/9/0/_/medium/werkstatt_008_800.jpg?0 (http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/p/171383)

But i stepped up:

http://fstatic1.rennrad-news.de/img/photos/2/0/9/0/_/large/keller3.jpg?0 (http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/p/146929)

whforrest
01-02-2014, 10:52 PM
oldest cycling sticker dates to 1986 -- S. L. Lewis bike company (LBS)
oldest sticker dates to 1984 -- the original apple mac rainbow sticker!

http://brown-snout.com/cycling/misc/toolbox.jpg


Great 7-11 team sticker. We both have the same Stephen Roche world champ sticker.


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whforrest
01-02-2014, 10:59 PM
Does this count?


Pro


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MattTuck
01-06-2014, 11:59 AM
I went out this weekend to both Home Depot and Sears and was generally disappointed with the quality of toolboxes and chests. I ended up buying a plastic craftsman box for $15 because I needed something to put my vast tool collection in.

Still, what happened to the toolboxes from yesteryear? I remember growing up that my dad had durable metal toolboxes, and I'm sure my grandfather still does. I may need to go over to see what they've got... or will start hitting up yard and estate sales in the spring.

Many of the boxes in this thread appear to be quality pieces from the past.

Bkat
01-06-2014, 12:14 PM
I went out this weekend to both Home Depot and Sears and was generally disappointed with the quality of toolboxes and chests. I ended up buying a plastic craftsman box for $15 because I needed something to put my vast tool collection in.

Still, what happened to the toolboxes from yesteryear? I remember growing up that my dad had durable metal toolboxes, and I'm sure my grandfather still does. I may need to go over to see what they've got... or will start hitting up yard and estate sales in the spring.

Many of the boxes in this thread appear to be quality pieces from the past.

While mine is plain, boring, and black, I bought a steel Stack-On (http://www.stack-on.com/categories/steel) that was made in the USA. It was tough finding a quality one but I've been happy with it so far. I just need more stickers on it apparently!

MattTuck
01-06-2014, 12:16 PM
While mine is plain, boring, and black, I bought a steel Stack-On (http://www.stack-on.com/categories/steel) that was made in the USA. It was tough finding a quality one but I've been happy with it so far. I just need more stickers on it apparently!

Interesting, will look into that if I can't mooch a vintage box from my grandfather.

I agree about the stickers. Where do you guys get all of those? Bike shows?

oliver1850
01-06-2014, 12:47 PM
There are lots of companies still making tool boxes pretty much as they always have. I always thought Waterloo was a good value even though there are fancier boxes out there. Pretty sure both WW Grainger and MSC sell Waterloo and Kennedy. MSC also sells Proto and Blackhawk. All those companies have been around forever. Or go to a decent sized Sears and check Craftsman. From there it's tool truck time: SnapOn, MAC, MATCO, et all. You should be able to find something used that fits your needs on craigslist.

We always had sponsor stickers which ended up on tool boxes as well as cars. I remember lots of little kids coming up to us at Trois Rivieres and asking for stickers. Not sure why so much there compared to other places.

Some component companies put stickers in with the product as a matter of course. Almost everything FSA or RaceFace comes with a sticker. I've seen some pretty big lots of various stickers on ebay.

jtakeda
01-06-2014, 01:00 PM
Go to a thrift store. I found my Kennedy tool box for $10 at a local thrift.

cromo900
01-07-2014, 01:35 PM
Just reorganized my little bench in the garage. Got rid of pegboard hangers, replaced with finish nails in OSB. Also broke down and drilled holes through the benchtop to mount a little vice. The toolbox was my grandfather's. Previously covered with tons of stickers from my bike-shop days, a little more conservative on the stickers now. Looking at it reminds me I need to get rid of that huge FSA logo (and the small one). Dunno why those have stayed in there so long? I like the small drawers of the machinist's tool chest, but I'm tempted to pull the top off so it can sit flush against the wall.

ctcyclistbob
02-24-2014, 03:54 PM
Resurrecting this thread as Woot has this tool chest today:
http://deals.woot.com/deals/details/936b5f36-b76e-44a2-89a1-52cdf05f8b5f/craftsman-26-in-6-drawer-heavy-duty-ball-bearing-top-chest#

Sears link:
http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_12605_00937984000P?cj=true&sid=I0084400010000100600&aff=Y&PID=3668349&AID=11034749#

$86.99 w/free shipping ... nice deal.

upon3
02-17-2016, 10:33 AM
Let's see some more of your shop & toolbox setups, guys! :beer:

hummus_aquinas
02-17-2016, 11:32 AM
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7334/12527712523_35c1ed35c4_c.jpg

This workspace ranges anywhere from the above state to an absolute cluster...mess. I've since installed an overhauled craftsman vise mounted on a modular platform so I can switch between that and a grinder.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5542/12664939393_ce6f6c6c09_c.jpg

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7366/12664915593_5cc6364224_c.jpg

RudAwkning
02-17-2016, 11:52 AM
This happened back in December after I broke my thumb and couldn't ride. Was going to save this project for "now", as I'm taking some time off between gigs, but...broken appendages are the devil's play thing.

This is the kitchen. Now "The Bike Kitchen".

Dead Man
02-17-2016, 11:54 AM
mines just a heaping pile of tools, cables, parts, and pieces of bar tape evenly distributed across the whole of my garage floor


I'm pretty sure an actual "box" for tools might be buried in there somewhere too

ultraman6970
02-17-2016, 12:19 PM
I have $$hit all over the place :P cant take pictures of that :p

chiasticon
02-17-2016, 12:34 PM
here's the tool/bench part of it, at least. the drawer there is full of the bigger/less-frequently-used stuff: BB/headset press, crown race setters, saw/guides, adjustable torque wrench (use the preset ones more), etc. shelf up top has future parts (chains, BB's, bar tape, etc.) and cleaning/lube products. bunch of old parts stored in boxes below, with old clothing and towels ready for chainrag usage; which is obviously way too unsightly to post ;)

love this bench, btw. nothing super crazy but my wife surprised me with it two xmases back, when she noticed the tiny (crappy plastic craftsmen) toolbox I had was overflowing everywhere. such a great gift :beer:

also, I need more stickers :banana:


https://scontent.cdninstagram.com/t51.2885-15/s640x640/sh0.08/e35/12362083_1714561308765902_1033001110_n.jpg?ig_cach e_key=MTE0MTU0NTIxODIxOTIxOTIxMw%3D%3D.2

Lewis Moon
02-17-2016, 12:43 PM
I have $$hit all over the place :P cant take pictures of that :p

Same here. Like the Campy van exploded.

livingminimal
02-17-2016, 12:54 PM
Goddamnit two pages and no one has chimed in with...

...that's what she said ?

pdmtong
02-17-2016, 07:13 PM
Sad that the OPs area burned to the ground ... Wonder how he is doing?

Highpowernut
02-17-2016, 10:24 PM
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Really a mess right now , but has most everything to fix a bike, as well as most cars, trucks and trailers.

Louis
02-17-2016, 10:55 PM
This picture's a bit on the oldish side, and Abby's moved on to the happy mouse hunting grounds in the sky, but I still like it.

This rolling cabinet is for bike stuff. The one to the left of it, which you can't see, is for "regular" tools. The work table and drawers on the right (where you can just barely see the vise) is covered and filled with a mix of useful stuff and junk.

I also have a few taller cabinets with bike stuff like spare saddles, cranksets, forks, Look Delta-cleat pedals, etc, etc.

Edit: Also, you can't see all the various wheels and handlebars that are hanging from the upper floor joists.

It really is a mess.

http://forums.thepaceline.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=35523&stc=1&d=1199239424

oldpotatoe
02-18-2016, 06:08 AM
Pro


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too clean.;)

oldpotatoe
02-18-2016, 06:42 AM
My BIG tool box

crashnburn
02-18-2016, 08:36 AM
I have been occupying one corner of the garage from spring to fall.
During winter, I move a few stuff to the den so that I have space to build a few wheels and fiddle with other stuff.

I will have to consider an "exclusive" space on our next move...

Love your toolbox spaces folks!

Cameron
03-03-2016, 01:20 PM
Not quite as tidy as I usually try to keep it, but still presentable ;) I am personally not a pegboard fan so I keep all my tools (bike/car/hand) in a toolbox. The base cabinet on the left stores car parts/spares/fluids and the base cabinet on the right stores the bike equivalents. Wall shelf above the truing stand stores parts that are "in queue" for current and upcoming bikes.

https://scontent-ord1-1.cdninstagram.com/t51.2885-15/e35/12677481_1534504133545056_1726479596_n.jpg