This Old Tool Belt

Tom Silva has been joined at the hip with McGuire-Nicholas full-grain leather tool belts for more than 40 years; this is the third one TOH ’s general contractor has owned. Tom says his fondness for this model comes down to two features: its easy-to-adjust, quick-release buckle and its five relatively small pockets. “They’re just the right size for the things I need, and can’t be overloaded with extra stuff.” Here’s what they typically hold