Questions tagged [storage]

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How should I keep my unframed A3 size pencil drawings?

Just to protect my drawings from dust and smudging them, I used to keep my A4 size drawings in a office file like this. Now, I've started drawing on A3 sized papers, and I don't know where to keep ...
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Making a jewellery box - protection and lining

My wife has a lot of her jewellery in various small boxes, bags, etc, which makes it hard for her to find a particular item she wants to wear. I'd like to make her a nice box to keep it all organised, ...
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What should I keep in mind for storing wool roving?

My wife recently went crazy for wet felting and bought a fair chunk of wool roving in a variety of colours. Likely it will take a while to get through it all and I want to be sure that it is still ...
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What can I do to store and segregate my embroidery thread?

Was thinking about starting some simple cross stitching projects. I can usually pick up some cheap embroidery skeins in a large pack. The problem I have had in the past, and from what I have seen of ...
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How do you properly store tins of turpentine?

Is there a proper way to store tins of turpentine? I have attached a picture of the type of container my turpentine comes in: In the past where ever I store the container, turpentine smell would ...
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How should I store my nibs for long periods?

I'm looking to replace some nibs I ruined, and in the meantime I need to store what's left for a while. How should I go about preparing them for storage? Is there a difference between storing ...
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Charcoal and Pastel Drawing Storage

I need to store a lot of charcoal and pastel drawings as I've recently gotten back into drawing. I can't afford a proper solution such as a flat file at the moment. I'm worried about stacking the ...
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How can I store my oil pastels?

When I was in junior high school (long time ago), I won a drawing contest and the prize was a set of oil pastels. Never used them much over the years, but I ran into them recently. Someone, either me ...