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As part of The Home Depot ProSpective Tool Campaign, we got a chance to try out the new Milwaukee M18 Quik-Lok Outdoor Tool System. Milwaukee is fairly new to the outdoor tool market, but as newbies in the field, they've come out strong with this latest offering!
The system utilizes a power head that can be used with four different outdoor tools and extension pole. The power head is sold with the string trimmer, which according to our small sampling of readers on Facebook, is the most popular garden tool! The edger, pole saw, and hedger trimmer as well as the extension pole are all sold separately. We tried them out on an episode of Workshop Wednesday which you can see here.
We got a chance to try out the tools, but were perplexed as to how we were going to store them. Steph came up with a really simple way to store another brand of outdoor tools and adapted the idea for the Milwaukee system. That girl is really smart!
In order for the tool attachments to hang, we are going to make use of a small bump on the connecting end of each tool. Basically, the tool will go up through the PVC pipe via a notch that we cut out, and then be turned past the notch to hang from that bump just past the notch. There's a picture below that shows this clearly. Here we are marking the PVC for the notch.
When we built this wall for the garage makeover in 2018, we anticipated it would hold yard tools and more. We purposely left the studs exposed so that we could expand our storage capacity via built-ins into the wall. Never did we imagine, it would be the perfect set up for storing this new expandable Milwaukee outdoor tool system.
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FYI: We are not professionals, and we don’t claim to be. This is what we found worked for our project. Yours may need a little different approach. Safety first!
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