Storing your Dwarven Forge

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Re: Storing your Dwarven Forge

Post by Vegomatic » Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:39 am

AnimeSensei wrote:
Sat Feb 06, 2016 1:00 pm
Ok folks, I am in need of some help. I have an IKEA Hemnes bookcase (http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/70227118/) that I purchased to store my dwarvenite in. I have about 7 sets of KS1, 6 sets of KS2, and an Empire pledge from KS3, along with lots of add-ons. Part of the condition for buying into KS3 was I would store it so it looked nice in our house.

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I can't use Sterilite or other plastic tubs that looks "bad" according to my wife. They need to fit in the Hemnes bookcase and look good, while also working for me so I can find things quickly and easily. I don't want to have to play tetris to put my stuff away or take it out.

Does anyone have any ideas? Most of the stuff they have at IKEA to go on these shelves are flimsy cardboard boxes that wouldn't work with the weight of the dwarvenite or are big woven basket things that are too shallow and too expensive. And the 1' cubes for their Kallax units are too big for the shelves, before anyone mentions those. :)

Space on each shelf is 10.5" x 33.5" x 11.5".

Here's what it currently looks like; all of my prepainted minis are on the right in those flimsy cardboard boxes I mentioned. :) (Sorry things were a mess when I took my pictures) As you can see by the tote bag and Priority Mail boxes, I haven't figured out a solution yet. :P

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Thanks!!!!
This is a useful thread so I thought there would be no harm in giving it a bump to ask you a question.... did you ever get your shelves looking nice?

If not, have you considered taking photos of a nice organized shelf (or something else entirely), printing it off, and taping to the inside of the glass? Just a silly thought... but it *could* be a potential solution. ;-)

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Re: Storing your Dwarven Forge

Post by Alphyns » Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:03 am

For the record, one in ten of the "dogs" is actually a cybernetically enhanced uplifted tiger. Nothing but the best security for my Evil Mastermind Base. Er, um, basement storage area for DF. Where did that delete key go?

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Re: Storing your Dwarven Forge

Post by dice4hire » Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:11 pm

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I've offered my basement as a storage solution to a number of people. So far, no one has taken me up on it. Pity.
Perhaps if you had fewer guard dogs around people would.
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Re: Storing your Dwarven Forge

Post by Alphyns » Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:16 pm

I've offered my basement as a storage solution to a number of people. So far, no one has taken me up on it. Pity.

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Re: Storing your Dwarven Forge

Post by biowizard » Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:30 am

As I am still looking for a good bargain flat file cabinet to store my expanding DF collection, I stumbled upon this fantastic deal for someone living within driving distance from Las Vegas (not me). Only $100 per cabinet. These drawers are huge!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/SAFCO-PRODUCTS ... SwU91afRl6

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Re: Storing your Dwarven Forge

Post by AnimeSensei » Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:50 pm

I found the perfect storage solution!

https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/8782
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Re: Storing your Dwarven Forge

Post by William » Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:47 pm

Those are pretty small units if you look at the dimensions. 12" x 12" x 7".
So each of the six drawers are smaller than 4"(-) x 7"(-) x 4"(-) tall. Depending on the inner dimensions, there could be some stacking problems with these. I would pass and find a better solution. But then it's your choice.
I would imagine these units (Moppe) to hold about two basic sets of dwarvenite each, so how many would you need?

Good luck. ;)
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Re: Storing your Dwarven Forge

Post by Mushu_Green » Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:57 pm

AnimeSensei wrote:
Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:42 pm
Mushu_Green wrote:
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:31 pm
Hey everyone !

I just came upon these on IKEA, what do you think? Would these be sturdy enough?

http://www.ikea.com/ca/en/catalog/products/60216356/

Seems like a good mix of elegance and functionality. The possibility to stain the wood seems nice too.

EDIT : Mhhh... i fear they might not be big enough :/
That would work fine if you are just dumping your dwarvenite in each bin; I prefer a shallower tray like the IKEA Alex units; but everyone has their own style!
Oh ! Yes I do like the design. kinda like an archive drawer.

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Re: Storing your Dwarven Forge

Post by AnimeSensei » Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:42 pm

Mushu_Green wrote:
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:31 pm
Hey everyone !

I just came upon these on IKEA, what do you think? Would these be sturdy enough?

http://www.ikea.com/ca/en/catalog/products/60216356/

Seems like a good mix of elegance and functionality. The possibility to stain the wood seems nice too.

EDIT : Mhhh... i fear they might not be big enough :/
That would work fine if you are just dumping your dwarvenite in each bin; I prefer a shallower tray like the IKEA Alex units; but everyone has their own style!
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Re: Storing your Dwarven Forge

Post by kitenerd » Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:47 pm

you want low wide drawers - easier access - or just dump it all in sterlite tuble like most of us

someday i hope for real storage - i like the Martha Steward design for my tastes
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