Don’t toss those old battered and splattered carpenter pants. Cut off the legs and crotch section leaving the back pockets and waistband. Load up the back pockets, snap or button it on—pockets facing front— and go to work. Leave the side and/or front pockets, if you like, for more on person storage. Thanks to reader Travis Wells for the most hip-hugging tip ever.
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