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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian10 Oct 2020 6:18 p.m. PST

I didn't know such a thing was possible, but during the pandemic, I've actually been painting too much the output is overflowing, so I had to STOP.

Never thought that would happen.

Coincidentally, my wife bought me some new mini-bookcases, so those have been assembled and added to my home office. It has been filled with a significant portion of my books, fantasy and pre-WWII historical. Which I lugged from the other side of the house. Books are heavy.

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Now that I see the books everyday while I work at the desk, I suppose I'll be more likely to read the ones I've skipped so far. And to prune the collection.

Brian Smaller10 Oct 2020 7:36 p.m. PST

Having moved many times I learned long ago to move books in small cartons. So much more manageable.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2020 7:50 a.m. PST

Maximum book box is 1.5 cubic feet of double-thickness cardboard. 1.0 cubic feet may be better, but they're hard to find.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Oct 2020 2:21 p.m. PST

Having moved more times than I can count (literally) I donated all my books – 60+ file boxes worth – and have been happy with the decision ever since.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2020 6:49 a.m. PST

I reduce the collection every once in awhile. The last big pruning was about 160 books a year or so ago. That said, I've still got a thousand books in the house.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Oct 2020 1:00 p.m. PST

if you need 1.0 cu ft boxes, I got a ton. They sell them at UHaul and you can bring back the ones you don't use. The ones I have use used several times are the basis of my box canyon and other terrain pieces…

inlgames.com/canyon.htm

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