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Saturday, July 16, 2011

Repurposing a 20-Drawer Library Card File

Replacing the Army green paint
on this old metal library cabinet will give it a new
personality.  
 
1940s card file cabinet manufactured by General Fireproofing of Youngstown, Ohio



Things to store inside:
  • Spools of thread
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Paintbrushes
  • Rulers 
  • Scissors
  • Needles
  • Toys
  • Tubes of paint
  • Beads
  • Jewelry
  • Doll clothes
  • Craft supplies
  • Spaghetti noodles
  • Fishing lures
  • Fingernail polish
  • RC car parts
  • Sewing notions
  • Herbs & spices
  • Makeup
  • Baseball cards
  • Recipes
  • Medicine
  • Socks
  • Razor collection
  • Hair bows
  • Brushes & combs
  • Photographs
  • Yarn
  • Shells
  • Scrapbook Materials
  • Spectacles
  • Matchbox cars
  • Fisher-Price figures
  • Pens & Pencils
  • Watch collection
  • Stickers
  • 3"x5" index cards :)
  • Seed packets
  • Stamps
  • Little Ponies
  • Coins
  • Miniatures
  • Guitar supplies
  • Weed
  • Salt & pepper shakers
  • Soap
  • Crystals
  • Candles
  • Audio parts
  • Pocket knife collection
  • Lighter collection
  • Christmas ornaments
  • Notes for your novel
  • Receipts
  • String, glue & tape
  • Fasteners
  • Faucets and washers
  • Golf balls & tees
  • Chopsticks
  • Tools
  • Inventory
  • Stationery supplies
  • Headbands
  • Photography accessories
  • Knitting needles

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