tool keeper "I bought this mailbox at an old hardware store," Katherine says. "I use it to store twine, scissors, a trowel, and my favorite tool-a hand weeder. All of my jeans have holes in the rear right pocket from always putting it back there."
Store hand tools in bucket with sand and oil to prevent rust: Rinse tools. Mix motor oil, mineral oil or even vegetable oil with play sand (Lowe's) in 1:10 ratio (1/2 gal oil: 5 gal bucket sand), stir; bury blades of tools.