Some tips for buying a tool box on eBay include determining the weight of the tools, the type of box desired and portability needs and options. The types and number of tools the tool box must hold figures into the size and construction of the box.
Some types of tool containers include tool bags, truck tool boxes, carpenter tool boxes, mechanic tool boxes and gang tool boxes. The shopper must consider how and where he plans to use the tool box. A large, heavy box may need wheels to make it portable. On any eBay page, the shopper may type "tool box" in the search field to see a list of tool boxes to browse.