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#1 of 4 Old 11-18-2005, 05:15 PM - Thread Starter
 
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i think this will work for my son's art supplies and not cost me a fortune.

http://www.flaxart.com/is-bin/INTERS...vy_mzuEYgRzfE=

oooo that's a yucky link try www.flaxart.com and look for item # 6152J

anyone have any thoughts?

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#2 of 4 Old 11-19-2005, 01:36 PM
 
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Oh mama, that's at Costco here for like $25! Don't buy it from that website!
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I have one! I also saw it at Costco but they were sold out when I needed one so I got in on ebay for about $35 including shipping. I works pretty well for us. It has a couple of little quirks though...the knobs will sometimes fall off which could be a choking hazard! Once I found dd with one in her mouth! I just make sure that they are screwed on really tight, I haven't had one fall off in awhile. I was even thinking about putting some superglue where the knobs screw in, but not sure if that would make any difference. The drawers also come off the slides A LOT! It isn't really a big deal, they go back on easily. It just looks funny and I have to keep adjusting them daily. Even with it's quirks, I do like it, it's sooo much easier for my dds to find everything and it keeps everything organized! And I just bought a label maker so I'm going to make some labels for the drawers to organize it even more.
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We just use an old desk that my aunt was going to toss on the curb! Has 3 deep drawers, and then obviously, the top is the usable surface for projects. When I was a kid, I had a whole dresser for my art/craft supplies. I really don't see the need for a special product that has limited uses. The desk and dresser can be converted to different used once art/craft days are over. That storage bin (with it's bright primary colors) doesn't seem like it would have much use once your kids get to be about 11 or 12.

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