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Apple Crate Shelving

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August 15, 2009
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So I think we have found a solution. We have an old "farmers cabinet" that we used for "extra storage". Last night, we cleared it out and are beginning to organize a few thousand comic books in there. We are tagging them first in an online catalog and will then organize them by series. There are four of us (kids included) working on this project.

I promise to upload and share pictures once this is done.
Wow... what a BIG and SURPRISING project! My husband use to collect comic books as a kid and has basically "forgotten" about it for thirty years. What a find! :)
    Bookmark   August 16, 2009 at 10:00AM
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I realize this is an old post, but I have the same problem. I'm thinking about legal size file cabinets. Paint them all one color-red or black possibly. They could become a divider in an unfinished basement (which I have). They are currently sorted and stored in cardboard comic book boxes...stacked along a wall....not an attractive solution. Still open to suggestions.
    Bookmark   June 18, 2014 at 1:38PM
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These old crates don't even need to be disguised, just hung well in an otherwise light and uncluttered space.
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shelves for supplies above work table
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mudroom idea
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