Make a tool pegboard
TOOLS: ◗ Ear muffs
◗ 18V cordless impact driver – skin only ◗ 13mm corded impact drill ◗ 1500mm box level ◗ 3m tape measure ◗ Carpenter’s pencil MATERIALS:
◗ Zinc-plated S- and J-shape pegboard hooks
◗ 900mm x 450mm pegboard ◗ Countersunk head wood screws
All tools and materials available at Bunnings.
◗ Step 1: Attach the frame Use the hammer drill to drill a hole into the brick. Insert “spaghetti” or a wall plug into each hole and pre-drill a hole in each end of the timber. Insert the screw through the timber and into the hole in the brick, screwing it into place. Repeat to fix each end of the top and bottom frame timber to the wall.
Step 2: Inserting struts Mark where your pegboard will sit and position the timber struts using your spirit level.
◗ Then drill through the timber into the brick using your hammer drill, making sure you drill into the centre of the brick and not the mortar. Tap a piece of “spaghetti” through the hole then drill the rest of the holes for the struts and screw them into the wall.
Step 3: Mount your pegboard Mount your pegboard on the timber using 30mm chipboard screws. Make sure your frame is level with the edges of the pegboard. Add in more screws at the bottom.
◗ Handy Hint: If you have a particularly long pegboard, it’s a good idea to add some screws in the middle as well.
Step 4: Mark your tools Place pegs into the holes in the pegboard and hang your tools. Once you have arranged all your tools, use a black marker to draw around each one. This way you’ll always know where to put them and if any tools are missing.