A tool box is a case or chest that is used for storing, organizing, protecting, and/or carrying tools. A case type of tool box typically have a hinged cover and handle. A chest type of tool box usually have smooth drawers and may attach to a cart of wheels for mobility.
Typical tool boxes are made by steel, aluminum or plastic. Alternatives to tool boxes and tool chests include tool sets (a set of tools snaps in a molded plastic case), tool belts and aprons, bucket organizers, and tool carts.