Tool Wall

Tool Wall

Do you waste all your DIY time looking for your tools? If so, this easy-to-make tool wall could be the answer. It's well organised and even looks good. Actually, almost too good for the basement or the hobby room...



  • 4 poplar plywood panels: 20 x 86 x 1.2 cm, 71 x 31 x 1.2 cm, 28 x 52 x 1.2 cm and 40 x 52 x 1.2 cm
  • a tool holder
  • hammer
  • nails
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • varnish in different shades of turquoise
  • paint roller
  • undercoat paint
  • alcohol- or silicone-free glass cleaner
  • tesa® Powerbond ULTRA STRONG

Steps

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DIY Tool Wall / Step 1: Overview

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4 poplar plywood panels: 20 x 86 x 1.2 cm, 71 x 31 x 1.2 cm, 28 x 52 x 1.2 cm and 40 x 52 x 1.2 cm, a tool holder, hammer, nails, scissors, pencil, varnish in different shades of turquoise, paint roller, undercoat paint, alcohol- or silicone-free glass cleaner, tesa Powerbond® ULTRA STRONG 5 m x 19 mm

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DIY Tool Wall / Step 2: Paint

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Paint the wood panels on both sides, using an undercoat as a base layer.

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DIY Tool Wall / Step 3: Find position

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Evenly distribute the tools and holders on the panels and slightly mark their positions with a pencil.

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DIY Tool Wall / Step 4: Place nails

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Place nails where you want to hang tools.

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DIY Tool Wall / Step 5: Clean and apply

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Clean the tool holder with alcohol- or silicone-free glass cleaner then apply tesa Powerbond® ULTRA STRONG on the reverse.

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DIY Tool Wall / Step 6: Press firmly

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Press firmly for five seconds.

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DIY Tool Wall / Step 7: Remove protective films

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Remove protective films.

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DIY Tool Wall / Step 8: Press again

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Press firmly for five seconds.

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DIY Tool Wall / Step 9: Place board

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Place the boards against the wall and mark their desired position with a pencil. The panels should fixed 3 cm apart from one another.

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DIY Tool Wall / Step 10: Clean

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Once the boards are complete, remove any dust from the wall where you're planning to mount them.

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DIY Tool Wall / Step 11. Attach strip

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Alternately attach five tesa Powerbond® ULTRA STRONG strips – in full length and in approx. 20 cm strips – vertically on the wall and press firmly for five seconds.

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DIY Tool Wall / Step 12: Remove protective films

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Remove protective films.

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DIY Tool Wall / Step 13: Press board

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Press the boards on the wall holding for five seconds.

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