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A toe dolly is a specialized tool commonly used in metalworking, particularly in automotive body repair and panel beating.

Toe Dolly


  • Material: Typically made from hardened steel.
  • Shape: Flat, with one end thinned down to a wedge-like profile. The surface may be curved, which allows it to fit into tight and awkward spaces.
  • Size: Generally small enough to be held comfortably in hand, designed for precision work in confined areas.


  • Panel Beating: Ideal for getting into narrow and awkward corners where larger tools can’t reach. It’s often used to support metal while hammering out dents and imperfections.
  • Body Repair: Essential in automotive repair for shaping and straightening panels. The curved surfaces help in forming and smoothing out curves and angles on the vehicle body.
  • Precision Work: Its small size and unique shape make it perfect for detailed metalwork, allowing for control and accuracy in tight spots.


  • Versatility: Can be used in a variety of metalworking tasks due to its unique shape.
  • Accessibility: Designed to reach areas that are otherwise difficult to access with standard dollies or hammers.
  • Control: Provides a stable surface for hammering and shaping metal, enhancing precision in detailed work.

A toe dolly is an indispensable tool for professionals and hobbyists in metalworking, especially when dealing with complex shapes and confined spaces.

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