And the bane of any maintenance persons existence is running around trying to find the right tool for the job. Keeping those tools handy and in one predictable place where they can be grabbed in a moment’s notice makes Dad a happy man.
Experienced handymen swear by a wonderful invention called the Bucket Jockey. A Bucket Jockey is simply a heavy duty sleeve that slips over a 5 gallon bucket, with pockets and pouches that will hold an amazing amount of tools. You can grab one at Home Depot for ten bucks — along with a bucket.
Once you have your Bucket Jockey, you want to fill it with the most commonly used tools for typical maintenance projects. With these in tow, Dad will through the vast majority of repairs.
Here is a list of tools that you should stock it with:
Ball peen hammer
Small pry bar
Adjustable carpenter’s square
Phillips and flat Head screw drivers
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