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    Username Post: Storage solutions poll        (Topic#887133)
    Gerstner
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    10-12-10 01:22.16 - Post#2226837    



    How much have you spent on storage solutions for your knife collection?



    $$$ spent on storage solutions for knife collection
    $0-100
    $100-250
    $250-500
    $500-1000
    Over $1000
    You may choose one option.
    Votes accepted from 10-12-10 01:19.00 to 10-12-11 01:19.00.
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    europe
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    03-29-11 03:04.04 - Post#2319432    


        In response to Gerstner

    While I try to keep the costs low, there are values to protect.
    There are many functions the storage solution has to solve.
    Protection against
    impact
    humidity
    UV-light
    theft
    and it also has to make it "be avaliable", while not getting into the way.
    It has to fullfill a certain role of documentation (especially so if you store things separately - find the sheat, letters, boxes etc).

    Hope this helps

    europe
     
    Bob W
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    08-21-11 10:27.11 - Post#2378555    


        In response to europe

    I haven't found a perfect solution yet, short of building wooden locking cabinets from scratch. My most valuable knives are locked in tool chests, and some are locked in an old store display cabinet.

    The problem with using tool chests for most of the collection, the drawers are too shallow, especially for fixed-blades. Most of my knives still have the original boxes, sheathes, etc.

    I'd love to find an affordable lockable set of drawers. Each drawer 4" high and 20-24" deep, and the total cabinet size around 4-6' feet tall and 4-5 feet wide.

     


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