The brainstorming began but no matter what idea I came up with, I just couldn't find anything that was cheap enough and stiff enough to do the job. Then, one day at work, I was filling up the big photocopier with paper (it loads a whole box) and was going to flatten the box and throw it out when it occurred to me that it was just the right thickness to do another job. Just shows that ideas come at the most unexpected time. Ok the cardboard was the right thickness and they are white boxes which means consistency but the boxes have come from a warehouse and were marked here and there and some were dusty. Ahhhh, I will wrap them in sticky contact to protect my fabric.
|finished bolt holder|
Takes a little prep time but not excessive and I actually find it fun... and they hold the bolts up nice and straight. I cut each cardboard box into 6.5" strips (the width of my long ruler) and 12" high (which is a good height for my bookcase) to keep it all uniform and wrapped them in a piece of contact, sealing all sides. The best thing is that the boxes are free and the supply unlimited and the contact cost me A$1.29 per roll.
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