Toolboxes on construction sites can be put to any number of uses, and must be strong enough to take the abuse. Photo by Craig Wester.

Angled lid sheds water.

Lifting handles double as bumpers.

Non-ferrous fasteners and waterproof glue extend life of joints.

Runners strengthen floor of box, provide sliding surface and hold box up off bed of truck.

Interior framework of hardwood or metal strengthens corner seams and bottom.

Raised lip prevents water intrusion.

Exterior-grade finish is applied to both interior and exterior of box.

Drain holes allow moisture to escape from box.

Drip groove

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