Our Favorite Tool Shed Upgrades [Videos]

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We know you’ve been planning your ultimate workshop for awhile. You’ve got every corner filled with the right tools, the right workstations and the right projects. That’s great, but if you don’t have the right tool shed to match those projects, you may find yourself getting a little frustrated. 

Here’s what we recommend: 

Need storage and a workshop? The Handyman is the best choice. You can keep the Christmas decorations in one portion and your tools and projects in the other. There are already two workbenches built into the design. It’s honestly the best layout you could imagine. The largest size you can get in this style is a 12′ x 32′. 

Inside the Handyman Shed

Our Tool Shed is one of our smaller shed options, but is a clean, simple design that you can transform into what you need. This comes in either an 8’x12’ or 10’x12’. 

Outside a Tool Shed

Or, if you’re looking for work space but also need some long term storage, you could get a Lofted Barn. The loft is great for holding storage or extra wood scraps. 


So, here are some things to help you create the best tool shed for your purposes. By the end you’ll have a drill charging station, shop cart and more! 


Build a Shop Cart 

DIY Creators takes you through the entire process for building a rolling work and storage station. He even completes the look with a metal tabletop and drawer inserts to protect the cart for long term use. 


Make a Drill Charging & Storing Station 

This is a great breakdown for how you can create a drill charging station to fit your specific drills and other power tools. We love his hack for easily hanging it on the workshop wall. Check it out. 


Drill Bit Storage Cabinet

The Wood Whisperer has a simple tutorial for how to create a drill bit storage cabinet to fit your specific drill bits. This is a great scrap material project and fits perfectly next to your drill storage station. You could also create the same for your router bits. 


Flip Top Tool Stand

When you’re working with a small area, you want to use every inch wisely. Here is how you can build one station for two major workshop tools. Fix This Build That lays out each step, even with a few mistakes along the way. I mean you can’t build anything without at least one challenge right? When he’s finished, he’s maximized his space with two tools in one area. 


Are you ready to build the ultimate workshop? Start with a customizable Cook shed and then start building your dream workspace. Don’t forget storage though, whether it’s tools, scraps or just wood for your next project. Let’s get started building your tool shed and workshop!