ISSUE 53  |  A Fresh Start

The “It” Toolbox

January 03, 2013 4:00 PM

BY Janet Hall

Forget the “it” bag. Just back from a trip to Tokyo, I am convinced that I have stumbled upon the ultimate tool box for my gardening tools and supplies.

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Above: The Trusco Tool Box is manufactured in Japan of stamped steel with a blue enameled finish; $85 at Field Online. For more Japanese garden tools, see “Tools of the Trade.”

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Above: The Trusco Tool Box measures 15 inches long, 7 inches wide, and 8 inches high.

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Above: Larger garden tools can sit in the main compartment, while smaller items (think gardening wire, twist ties, twine) can be organized in the divided compartments on top.

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Above: The Trusco Tool Box features removable dividers.

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Above: Smooth operating hinges are exposed at the ends of the box.

N.B.: Complement the tool box with your own Japanese Garden Tools.