How do you store and display your finds?!

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Stage 3 - levers and an angle grinder with slitting wheel to cut through the lock.
Stage 4 - now open, the tools are not in bad condition. The smell of oil takes me right back..... big sigh.
Not sure if I want to use it for finds now....
Plus, Mrs Shaggy has returned and given my a telling off - ‘that’s not coming into the house, if it does, it’s going back in the loft’
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shaggybfc wrote: Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:32 pm Stage 3 - levers and an angle grinder with slitting wheel to cut through the lock.
Stage 4 - now open, the tools are not in bad condition. The smell of oil takes me right back..... big sigh.
Not sure if I want to use it for finds now....
Plus, Mrs Shaggy has returned and given my a telling off - ‘that’s not coming into the house, if it does, I am going to be sleeping in the loft
I fixed your post for you shaggy, you must have been distracted when you wrote the last bit, so i put it right for ya :lol:
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Oxgirl wrote: Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:11 pm Excellent idea - can’t wait to see that :D
me too!
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That’ll clean up well :Star:
Yes I really don’t like Roman coins, I’m not joking
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I really need to sort out a proper display and decent storage for other odds and ends... at the moment I pay a visit to the local Chinese takeaway for the solution :lol: :lol:
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Vosenos II wrote: Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:57 am I really need to sort out a proper display and decent storage for other odds and ends... at the moment I pay a visit to the local Chinese takeaway for the solution :lol: :lol:
I had to think about that for a moment. Nothing wrong with plastic boxes :D
Yes I really don’t like Roman coins, I’m not joking
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As OG said, nowt wrong with plastic boxes. I’ve had to eat copious amounts of ice cream to be able to get my plastic storage boxes for mine :thumbsup:
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A few displays from over the years.
The old chaps bottle shed ain't there no more & the good bits detecting finds cabinet has now gone, awaiting a new bigger one which will have better led lighting to get rid of shadows
Clint :thumbsup:
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Wow Stanslad that is phenomenal!
I have a display shelf I bought at a flea-market and painted up. It isn't just for metal detecting ...its a kind of display of curiosities. Some pottery and bottles as well as fossils, and shells.
A bit of medieval tile, some samian, an interesting jug handle with a stamped mark, a fossil of a dragon fly and a few small ammonites etc.
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stanslad wrote: Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:42 pm A few displays from over the years.
The old chaps bottle shed ain't there no more & the good bits detecting finds cabinet has now gone, awaiting a new bigger one which will have better led lighting to get rid of shadows
Clint :thumbsup:
I have seen that black and white photo of your Pops somewhere before . :thumbsup: What a great collection . Only last week I was given the same Aylesbury blue top ginger beer bottle by my neighbour . Lovely bottles and a great array of finds .
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My Chaotic finds cabinet with all sorts of bits and pieces .
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The Artists Porters sit on an old reclaimed builders board we found in the garden . I let it dry out and then cut it up to the size I needed for the fire surround . Gave it a sand over and then some raw umber paste and wax and it came upon a treat .
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Some lovely display methods on... er... display :thumbsup:

My own offering is what was a knackered old wall-mounted display case cleaned up, given a new felt liner, shelving and new lease of life for the medieval bits, and a case made from old floorboards, felted, and stuffed into the coffee table for the Roman finds. Something for the hammered coins is currrently under review (viz, when I can be bothered to sort something out). :D
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Some great displays here..... :clapping:
Shows up my laziness for sure :lol:
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figgis wrote: Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:07 pm Some lovely display methods on... er... display :thumbsup:

My own offering is what was a knackered old wall-mounted display case cleaned up, given a new felt liner, shelving and new lease of life for the medieval bits, and a case made from old floorboards, felted, and stuffed into the coffee table for the Roman finds. Something for the hammered coins is currrently under review (viz, when I can be bothered to sort something out). :D
Is that a pint glass? :shock: :D
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TerraEnglandia wrote: Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:38 pm Is that a pint glass? :shock: :D
Naturally, old chap. What else would one use? Strange question, if you don't mind my saying :lol:
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