Show us your Flat File/Work/Flattening area

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Postby pennytoads on Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:04 pm

Thought it might be fun for a few to share pix of their flat file/storage area/work space, etc...

I'm new to the addiction, so just got a nice big 5 drawer that is filling up rapidly with Spusta, McCarthy, Sperry, Emek and the like. Set it up under a homemade work table in a storage room in the basement that we just finished. Has worked out pretty well so far and found a good place to get Mylar sleeves from (thanks triporfreak). Anyway, post em if you got em and if ya care.

Hope all are enjoying the weekend.

Best, Doug in Ohio
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Postby turnJBup on Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:07 pm

:D

I should get a pic of mine while it's semi clean....
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Postby pjtaper on Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:08 pm

good idea! I need a good flattening spot, but my flat file is in a LOVELY location :)
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Postby triporfreak on Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:19 pm

some flats, others are in binders & acid free boxes....
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Postby mr_rugby on Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:35 pm

What are the dimensions on your white storage shelfs?
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Postby piratesprayer on Sun Feb 14, 2010 4:41 pm

triporfreak wrote:some flats, others are in binders & acid free boxes....

ya . where did you get those shelves and how big are they?
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Postby alwaysalx on Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:02 pm

FROM AMY SOL'S Blog! Great Score! :clap: :clap: :clap:
amy sols cabinets.jpg
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Postby macc5 on Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:08 pm

my little cave...

1st pic is of my newest file that i stripped down re-painted and put a wood top on it. tough to see, but i wanted to match the big file
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Postby smellmysocks73 on Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:20 pm

macc5 wrote:my little cave...

1st pic is of my newest file that i stripped down re-painted and put a wood top on it. tough to see, but i wanted to match the big file


Wow. Quite impressive!
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Postby pennytoads on Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:40 pm

ummm, is amy sol moonlighting as a national archives storage volunteer? damn impressive stack of drawers there i must say...
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Postby GTMaus on Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:42 pm

Here is my flat file rehab thread http://forum.expressobeans.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=37635&hilit=+flat+file
The work space is nothing special. Just an eight foot cafeteria table in the utility/storage room.

and here is a couple pics of it in it's final location.
flat file 002.jpg

flat file 003.jpg
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Postby GTMaus on Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:47 pm

Nice setup Macc5. someday soon I'll have an extra room to dedicate to my prints/addiction. :wink:
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Postby macc5 on Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:58 pm

GTMaus wrote:Nice setup Macc5. someday soon I'll have an extra room to dedicate to my prints/addiction. :wink:


thanks. It was a section in the basement that I built from scratch. Worked great as i could run all electric and lights where I needed them
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Postby macc5 on Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:59 pm

Gorgeous flatfile GTmaus
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Postby Hahaajp on Sun Feb 14, 2010 6:22 pm

Wow very nice spaces everyone! I'm jealous. :drool:
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