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3 Excellent Uses For A Custom Wooden Storage Crate

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There are so many different pieces of furniture that people find to be beneficial for them. Some are used more for aesthetic purposes, some are used for comfort, and others are used for storage. One piece of furniture that is perfect to use for storage purposes is a custom wooden storage crate. This type of crate can be personalized depending on what your needs are, making it an excellent choice for just about anyone who needs some extra storage space. This article will discuss 3 excellent uses for a custom wooden storage crate. 

Toy Box 

One awesome use for a storage crate is a toy box. If you are like most parents, you find that there is nowhere to put all of your child's toys. However, having them litter the floor isn't a good option for you. A storage crate is an awesome location to store toys. You can purchase a storage crate that is as big or as small as you'd like, and you can also get multiple if you need. You can make sure that the wood on the crate has a finish on it, so as to protect you and your children's hands from splinters when putting toys in and taking them out of the toy box. Having a lid that closes allows you to hide the toys when they aren't being used, which is perfect if the toys are in a main area of your home. 

Hope Chest 

Another great use for a storage crate is a hope chest. A hope chest is something that you fill with items that are very sentimental and otherwise important to you. These items are generally things like clothing, blankets, books, jewelry, etc. These hope chests are often stored and kept for several years, before they are passed onto someone else. Using a wooden storage crate for your hope chest gives you a secure place to store of all of your belongings. You even have the option of adding a lock to the storage crate for added protection. You don't have to worry about the solid wood breaking down or becoming damaged, and you know that it will last for many generations, as long as you take care of it. 

Shoe Box

If you have a pile of shoes by your front door that you and your family members wear on a regular basis, you should consider using a shoe box to hold all of these shoes. The perfect "shoe box" is a custom wooden storage crate. You can choose a solid wooden storage crate, or one that has space between the slats. You could even stain or paint the custom wooden storage crate it you'd like. This allows for some variety and personalization.

Contact a company like B & ME Woodworking to learn more about custom wooden storage crates.