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#1 of 5 Old 10-30-2010, 03:31 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I just recently got my record player in working order, and dug all our records out of the cardboard boxes in my closet. Right now they are on top of a bookshelf, but it feels precarious, like they could slide off (onto DD's head!). I need something better, where they are accessible, safe, and if possible neat looking. Pictures/links/ideas would be awesome!
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Our are on top of our bookcase, too.

Used to be there were cupboards made the right size for records... My grandparents had some. I think you just have to measure them and check out places like Ikea for cupboards/shelves deep enough with tall enough shelves.

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I think IKEA's Expedit cubby shelves are the right size. We have ours in a built in cabinet. I think you can get doors and other accessories that work with the Expedit if you want to close them off from prying fingers.

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We have an Ikea Expedit. They are perfect.

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Thanks! I've looked at the expedit shelves before, I'll start keeping an eye out on Craigslist
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