DIY Garage Tool Storage Ideas: 15 Projects

Clear away the clutter with these cheap garage storage ideas. (Don't forget to tell Dad!)

By: Cathy Schutt, Editor,
DIY Garage Tool Storage Ideas

Is your garage so full of stuff that you can’t see the floor? Do you have trouble finding your garden tools every spring? Do things in your house stay broken because you can’t find the right wrench or screwdriver to fix them? If so, then you desperately need these DIY Garage Tool Storage Ideas!

Now is as good a time as any to get your garage in order. One useful way to save space in tight quarters is to utilize the walls, and we’ve got some great DIY garage storage ideas!

With these handy wall organizers, garden gurus can store their clunky equipment in a way that’s easy to access and doesn’t take up much room. Avid fishermen will be able to keep their prized fishing rods in a safe and sturdy place. Additionally, a DIY pegboard can help keep Dad’s tools in order, so he never misplaces a hammer again.

You’ll be amazed at the difference these simple DIY garage tool storage ideas can make!

Space-Saving Wall Organizers

If you don’t have enough room in your garage to spread out your tools, you can always go up! The walls and ceiling are great places to store your rakes, garden shears, fishing rods, measuring tape, extension cords, and more. If you have a bigger garage, consider making some DIY storage cabinets. If you’re tight on space, a wall rack or some DIY shelves might be the way to go. See how much space you can save when you make one of these wall organizers!

Handy Garage Tool Storage Ideas

Does your dad tend to misplace things? You can avoid the drama of “magically disappearing” tools by storing them in one convenient place. These DIY garage tool storage ideas are fantastic for keeping everything neat and ready for when you need it. Broken pipe in the kitchen? Here’s a wrench. Loose board on the back patio? Here’s a hammer. Your pops will be amazed at how much quicker he can fix things around the house when he knows exactly where his tools are.

Gorgeous Garden Tool Organizers

Every green thumb knows her garden is only as good as her tools. So don’t risk sacrificing your plants by being careless – make one of these handy garden tool organizers and keep everything in order. When you know where your gloves, spades, trowels, and garden rakes are, you’ll be better equipped to take care of your plant “babies” and watch them grow from seeds to flowers. (Plus, who doesn’t love upcycled projects?)

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What great ideas! My dad could especially use the DIY ice fishing rod organizer.


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