card catalog drawers

June 6th, 2009 in member junk     
pjjunker pjjunker, member
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As a former librarian, I've had a couple of sets of card catalog drawers for years.  One set I used for holding craft supplies but the other one was mostly  filled with junk.  So with the help of my brother-in-law, I hung them on the wall as shelves.  I really like using the mason jars to store all my craft goodies.  They are contained but easy to see.  

Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, wood, craft, shelves, jars, organization

Comments (13)

MichelleC writes: I have an old card catalogue without the rods and would love to have some rods as I'm buying some old card catalogue cards. Would you sell any of the unused rods? Posted: 11:05 am on April 21st
pjjunker writes: Thanks for the ideas on the rods. I saved all of them but hadn't thought much about how to use them. The base is still in the garage...any ideas? Posted: 8:21 pm on January 7th
houstonlady writes: I too am a former librarian. Great idea. I have a good supply of the rods that came out of these drawers and I use them to: hold my gate open while I mow (just stick em in the ground in front of gate), use them as a guide for the hose to protect my plants, and also, they make great plant markers and plant stakes. Posted: 3:23 pm on August 25th
TinTinJunkFan writes: Loved what you did with this-- and, what did you do with the cabinet case!?! Posted: 6:50 pm on June 10th
ClassyLadyJen writes: That is a great idea! I never could think of what to do with those shallow type drawers.

Nice. Posted: 2:49 pm on June 10th
AtticusFinch writes: What could be more appropriate for your kitchen. Great recycle on the drawers and the clean lines are oh so contemporary. Posted: 9:00 pm on June 9th
fellowjunker writes: I love these old card catalouge drawers. What a great memorable project!!!
xojanis Posted: 7:06 pm on June 7th
georgiamoon writes: Too cute. Nice storage and a great way to organize your stuff, Georgia Posted: 5:35 pm on June 7th
suewhitney writes: Wow!! Fabulous idea. I love drawers of any kind, but these are very cool and functional to boot! It's also great that they hold meaning for you. Nice job!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 9:05 am on June 7th
alicemom writes: Good job! Fun idea since you were a librarian.You have your own dewey decimal system!
Smiles, alice Posted: 11:35 pm on June 6th
LuAnn writes: Great organizational idea. It looks great. LuAnn Posted: 10:01 pm on June 6th
SnowmanHill writes: This is a super idea, I love to use old drawers. Posted: 9:29 pm on June 6th
annebell writes: what a great idea! I love how this looks. Posted: 8:54 pm on June 6th
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