Extend Truck Body Size With DIY Storage System

Truck crates are handy but limited in the amount of gear they can store as well as their availability. This specially designed truck bed storage system provides plenty of room for tools and materials, but also allows you to use the truck bed floor.

Protecting your tools is a top priority when traveling, and current truck drawer and body frame options leave a lot to be desired. While they offer a certain level of security, they can be awkward to access, and your tools can still be criticized if you don’t have a way to protect them.

You can build this storage system, from a 5ft compact truck platform to an 8ft full size bed. Custom-made drawer racks serve as a base, and a sturdy top covers the entire rack area (so you can use a truck platform). Combine that with a lockable truck box and you have a safe, easy-to-access storage solution that takes up a minimum of space.

Watch the video above for complete instructions and plans for building this storage system.

How to Install a Truck Body Storage System | DIY network

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