My cold drinks always get hot in the shop. Sometimes I carry a small lunchbox with a freezer pack out there, but I usually forget about it and end up leaving it out in the garage for a few days. For Toolmongers who don’t keep a mini fridge, or the “old” fridge, out in the shop, Craftsman makes this Retro Design Cooler — it looks cool and it keeps your drinks cool, too!
It’ll hold up to 40 pounds of ice and a case of your favorite beverage as well. The diamond plate cooler features a built-in drain and a handy bottle opener on the front, and it comes in Red, Black, or Silver to “coordinate” with your shop.
The Craftsman Cooler sells for $280, kind of steep seeing as how you need to fill it with ice. If it drops into the $50-$75 range I might pick one up as a novelty item, but otherwise that $280 would buy a nice new mini-fridge — or a used one and a can of spray paint to make it shop-worthy.