posted on Jul, 9 2014 @ 07:35 PM
a reply to: jacygirl
Well, I guess that this merry bunch will only take me a month or two to read. I am voracious when it comes to reading, especially when the book is
enjoyable! Then I will give the bag full back, and have a long wait for the next instalment of tales of battle and adventure in a dystopian future!
Luckily, there are plenty more places I could put a shelf, the brackets are cheap enough, and I can reclaim some more wood for the shelves themselves
without any hardship what so ever!
I like the trunk idea though. The reason I have gone for the shelves, is that my brother in law (who is as close to being a librarian as one can get,
without actually BEING a librarian) is of the opinion that books do rather better on shelves, stored vertically, than they do in stacks, or in boxes.
Personally, I have no experience either way, but I particularly love some of my books, and I do not want them all getting mangled. Plus, I know what I
As they are now, I can put them back and take them out without any problem. If they go in a box, spine up, I will be too vigorous in my efforts to
reach the bottom of the box, and damage them. I could manage my impatience, but a more effective and immediately functional solution is to just put
everything where I can see it!
There are some things however, that I store in plastic crates. I have my CD collection in a large wallet/carry case thing, but I keep the cases in a
plastic crate under my bed, along with some other sundry items.
edit on 9-7-2014 by TrueBrit because: Grammatical error removal.