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    Default I impressed myself!!!!!

    I wanted fancy pen cases etc but just could not justify spending the money.
    So, In the corner of my office was an unused tatty stationary drawer unit. (A4 size)
    Boss said it was ok to rehome this unloved item.
    Made myself a safe space for my pens!
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    Default Re: I impressed myself!!!!!

    Who sells those stationary cabinets?

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    Default Re: I impressed myself!!!!!

    I think they are or were sold by IKEA, possibly at the end of 1990s
    Last edited by Fermata; January 22nd, 2021 at 12:16 PM.

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    Default Re: I impressed myself!!!!!

    I see you got them nice and cosy with nice matching blankets...

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    Default Re: I impressed myself!!!!!

    This was old. But I have seen similar on ebay. Treated the wood . Lined the draws wit sticky backed fabric.

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    Well done Karen!

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    Well done you. The perfect home.
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    Default Re: I impressed myself!!!!!

    Well done, even though I find an old Victorian coffee cup to suffice.

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    Default Re: I impressed myself!!!!!

    Your pens look so comfy in those pen "blankets".

    Good score, and good job!
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    This post is 100% win. Congratulations!
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    Default Re: I impressed myself!!!!!

    IKEA doesn't have anything like that now, but they do have MOPPE, which has multiple deeper drawers, which would be great for inks etc, and what looks like a sewing box, which would be great for a pen tool box.

    BTW, Minwax sells a great rub on poly finish that's perfect for things like this. Gloss or satin finish, just use a soft cloth and wipe it on, no spraying. Two or three coats and you're done, and it's quite durable.
    Last edited by Ron Z; January 22nd, 2021 at 07:23 PM.

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