ToolLodge Brings Home Two Awards from Las Vegas: PTEN Innovation Award and People’s Choice Award

  In August, it was announced that ToolLodge had won the prestigious PTEN Innovation Award in the Tool Storage category.  Each year, nominees are evaluated by a panel of judges who are technicians and shop owners.  These judges choose new products which make vehicle repair shops more efficient. This year, PTEN introduced the People’s Choice Awards, inviting their readership to choose the most innovative products… Read More

ToolLodge takes PTEN Innovation Awards Top Honors

ToolLodge® has won the 2014 PTEN Innovation Award!  Competing against over 100 new and updated products from brands like Snap-on, Mac, Matco, Craftsman and Stanley Vidmar, ToolLodge took the top prize in the Tool Storage category.  Each nominee is evaluated by a panel of judges who are technicians and shop owners.  “These tools, introduced or… Read More

A Customer Shows Off His Layout Skills

  When our customer, Rich, sent along these pictures and messages from North Carolina, we were impressed.  Nice job on a great looking layout!    Also, we worked with Rich to make a custom shape — our first trapezoid!                         Show us your drawers!  Send… Read More

ToolLodge Profiled on

Tool Organizer Makes An ‘Impression’   Republished from by Steve Smith        Created: March 19, 2014  New liner system makes storing tools easier than tracing and cutting. A corporate refugee from the aerospace and automotive industry who also happens to hold a black belt in Six Sigma has created a novel way to store most any… Read More

Socket and Wrench Organization Comparisons

SOCKETS: ToolLodge®  easily holds the 159 sockets, extensions and drivers. ToolLodge® provides quicker access to tools and greater layout versatility.  And the price is about half of the cost of these rack-style socket organizers.   WRENCHES:  Wrench holders can be inexpensive at $7 each, but they don’t hold many wrench sets or combinations. There are… Read More

Auto Repair Shop Sets Tools in Order

Sockets & Ratchets with ToolLodge® Our local repair shop owner decided to use ToolLodge® to fit just part of this socket drawer and keep the organizers and cased tool sets already there. He also wanted to leave room in ToolLodge® for adding new tools.  The approach was to SORT, LAYOUT, and LODGE the tools.    1. SORT  Remove… Read More

Product Review: The Humble Mechanic

Re-published from: The Humble Mechanic Hey everyone. I am having a hard time wrapping my mind around the fact that it is December 6th already. This year has been sort of a blur. For the blog it has been an AWESOME year. I may not say it enough, but I really do appreciate each and… Read More