In part one, we've explained why we should build a workshop in the garage. The garage work-space is mainly made for the DIY project, such as woodworking, metalworking, car or electronics repairs. Therefore, it's a comfortable and convenient workshop is worth your time and money. In this post, we are promised to share ten items which will turn your garage into a safe and versatile workspace where you can enjoy the projects.
10 Workshop Storage Products You should have
1. DIY Fold-down Workbench
With a sturdy and rock-solid top, a fold-down workbench is very useful for your workshop. It is only folded down when you need it, thus freeing up valuable floor space. You can build this bench in a minute. But make sure your workbench is made of high-quality wood. The base and legs must be sturdy enough to withstand the rigours and pounding you'll put it through. The table should be durable and not easily be knocked over. Here are the tools required for DIY work-bench:
- Circular saw
- Drill bit set
- Drill/driver - cordless
- One-handed bar clamps
- Tape measure
- Wood file
- Wood glue
- Drill Press
- Table Saw
- Band Saw
- Compound Miter Saw
- Belt Sander
2.Cabinet Set With Stainless Steel Worktop
Maybe you don't want a workbench in your garage which is why this cabinet set with stainless steel worktop is the perfect solution. The wheels keep them easily remove. With these cabinets, all of your tools can be stored in order. The bigger cabinet goes for power tools and other cumbersome necessities, while the smaller ones for tiny hand tools. Plus, that 72-in. Work table organizes all of your DIY equipment, making it like having your DIY workshop.
- 2 multi-use lockers, 3 wall cabinets, 2 base cabinets, 1 rolling tool cabinet and one 72 in. stainless steel worktop
- Total weight capacities: multi-use lockers 800 lbs., wall cabinets 100 lbs., rolling tool cabinet 600 lbs, base cabinets 600 lbs
- Built with 24-gauge steel frames and doors, with a powder-coat paint finish
- Doors are fully-lockable and have full-length aluminum handles
- Set dimensions: 132 in. W x 18 in. D x 77.25 in. H
If you have a lot of little tools and non-DIY junk, like nuts and bolts, which you don’t want to lose or misplace, this red cabinet cart will keep all of your smaller items organized in your workshop space. They are made of high-quality cold rolled steel. About this Item, we’ll show you accurate product information as follows.
- Durable construction —Stalwart products are built from high-quality.
- Efficient tool storage—Tool chest and cabinet come in 2 pieces.
- Mobility—Wheels make this rolling tool box easy to move in your garage, driveway, shed, home or office.
- PRODUCT DETAILS—Dimensions: top tool box—17.12”x9.44”x10.82”, rolling tool chest—17.9”x11.023”x25”.
Don't forget the walls, when it comes to building a workshop. Slat-wall and Peg-board is large storage for power tools, such as sporting equipment, bulk items, and beach gear. Both of them make the most of your wall space and have your items within reach. Easy to get what you need exactly, you will save a ton of time. If neither of them works for you, you can hang items on the walls of your garage. Regarding garage wall system, you can refer to this post—No More Mistakes With Tips To Choose A Garage Wall System，which to give a list of a kind of wall's pros and cons.
5.4-Tier Wire Shelving
This 4-tire wire shelve is so versatile that it stock up paper towels, coffee, soda, even office paper and the like. This will organize all of your DIY equipment in your garage for the DIY workshop. Open-design is also visually pleasing to look at.
There are many shelving systems in the market. Another shelve you can get has some bins to store the smaller stuff. With a lot of boxes, tools and items can be organized by similarity. Put up shelves to hold plastic bins ASAP to get everything perfectly organized and provide plenty of places to do your DIY projects in the workshop.
A rolling cart, moveable easily, have your items within reach when you need them and out of sight when you don't.
A freestanding garage shelve can fit under a workbench, making the most use of space. Additional, it's a great way to keep things within arm's reach.
Please keep in mind that don’t waste the high space in. Apart from DIY ceiling shelves, there are many choices of garage ceiling mounted shelves. With the help of the overhead rack, not only will you save time and frustration, but it also gives you the most room to work on your DIY projects. For more details, you can refer to this post.
To avoid getting hurt in the process of DIY projects, bright ambient light is of great necessity in the workshop. There are several kinds of lighting we want to show you.
- Energy efficient LED lights, lasting upwards of 25,000 hours
- Easy to install
- Classic white finish
- Easy cleaning and instant-on
- 32 Watts LED bulb required or includes no batteries
- Product Dimensions : 48 x 8.5 x 2 inches.
- Weight : 11 pounds
- Flexibility, adjusting the angle of light
- Black Finish
- Metal Shade
- Rotary Lampholder On/Off Switch
- Uses a 60 Watt Type A19 Bulb
- 26" Adjustable Height
The worthy investment of any garage workshop are the hanging accessories. No matter which you choose—garage slat-wall storage system or pegboard, make sure that it is a good one. We have lots of hook, shelving, bin, bracket, and basket accessories to choose from. Just make sure which one work best for your needs.
9.Durable Floor Coating
Before creating a workshop, the most important thing is to choose durable, easy-clean flooring. Concrete garage floors can not work well because they will track lots of dust and dirt as time goes by. An epoxy floor coating does a good job to clean easier and with its smooth surface and superior appearance, it last for a long time.
10.Tools for DIY projects
The righter tools you use in your DIY project, the more saving-time and saving-energy it is. Here, we give you a list of hand tools and power tools in the course of proceeding; you can rent them from your local hardware store, or find a local second-hand market or buy them online.
Drill bit set
One-handed bar clamps
Compound Miter Saw
Ready to build an ultimate workplace in your garage? For more workshop ideas, check out “Read this Before You Create a Workshop—Part One.”