Divided plastic box for organizing wood veneer?

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Posted 2/23/2013 by readsomething in General Scrappin'

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PeaNut 70,391
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Posted: 2/23/2013 6:52:44 PM
Hey, all. I'm looking for a way to organize my wood veneer. Does anyone use a plastic box with dividers to do this? We're hoping to move soon, so I'm looking for an option with a hinged lid and some divided sections of different sizes so that I can sort them in there and add the box to my stack of other plastic boxes to be moved.

I love the veneers, but the pkgs are a nightmare -- once you open them, you can't close the pkg, and the pieces get everywhere.


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Posted: 2/23/2013 7:02:58 PM
Try looking in the jewelry section of your craft store. I bought a few small divided boxes for flair and wood veneer. You might want to check the fishing section at Walmart too.

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Posted: 2/23/2013 7:19:20 PM
Awesome idea! I hadn't thought to check the jewelry section. Duh! Bead organizers! Thank you!


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Posted: 2/23/2013 7:31:16 PM
I bought a bead organizer & it works great.

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Posted: 2/23/2013 7:36:25 PM
I use the bead organizers for my wood veneers and sequins, they work great.


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Posted: 2/23/2013 7:39:53 PM
I use the boxes for my veneer storage.. They where just on sale at ms last week for 40% off I picked up 2! But you can use a coupon.. They have them near the jewelry stuff!


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Posted: 2/23/2013 7:41:08 PM
check sporting goods areas for boxes designed to organize fishing tackle.
Same white snap lid boxes used in beading but a much wider variety of sizes and interior spaces AND generally much cheaper too!!


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Posted: 2/23/2013 8:32:41 PM
I also use the one that is a couple bucks in the jewlery dept of Ms. Of course, I have two for veneer and OA buttons. Then I have a couple more for deco buttons, charms, etc.

I also get them when on sale.

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Posted: 2/23/2013 8:32:50 PM
I got a few at Dollar Tree in the kids craft section - I'll snap a pic in a bit.


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Posted: 2/23/2013 9:33:08 PM
I bought an Art Bin at J's in the bead aisle. It's sturdy and you can adjust the sections. I love having them all organized now.

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Posted: 2/23/2013 10:31:34 PM
You can buy boxes like that at Walmart in the fishing section

They're for small fishing tackle like lures, weights and bobbers

I think Plano makes them.

They might sell them at Home Depot too but in the tool box section
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Posted: 2/23/2013 11:33:09 PM
What a great idea to check the dollar store - going to definitely do that!


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Posted: 2/24/2013 9:37:09 AM
I actually use the stacked bead storage rounds for mine. They screw together, are clear and take up very little space. I fit an entire box in each level.
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Posted: 2/24/2013 2:51:10 PM
I got a few of these for $1 each Dollar Tree, in the kids craft section. They hold a lot and stack nicely too - and the price is right!
Using them for wood veneer, flair, buttons, etc.,.


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Posted: 2/24/2013 4:33:50 PM
I also use the bead/floss craft plastic dividers. You should be able to find them either in the bead/jewelry aisle or the stitching/yarn aisle. Good luck!


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Posted: 2/24/2013 4:37:23 PM
doesitmatter...Love these. WE have some sort of a dollar store, but i don't recall if it's dollar tree, or dollar something or other! i'll have to check it out!


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Posted: 2/24/2013 10:31:02 PM
doesitmatter- those are awesome!!!!!!!!!!
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