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Erasers and Erasing

Posted July 20, 2011

...the method I discovered awhile ago for erasing lines cleanly from paper, but first... a rundown of several eraser types that I find useful. read more...

A Giant Custom Art Folder Part 2

Posted May 21, 2011

This post details how I finished a specialized eight-pocket version of the type of folder I use in my rolling filebox. Read more...

A Giant Custom Art-Folder Part 1

Posted May 21, 2011

The construction of most of the giant art-storage folders I made for my art-cart was quite simple. Each is basically two pieces of posterboard glued together at the base, with a couple of lengths of wire along the top to support the ends in the filebox. These work fine for storing large pictures and stock, but don't work so well for the smaller sizes like 8" x 10"s and 9" x 12"s...I decided to make a special eight-pocket folder for these smaller sizes, that would make use of almost all of the available area in a regular (18 x 26) folder.

Finishing My "Art-Cart"

Posted April 09, 2011

In my last post, I described the first stages of the assembly of my "art-cart". I am picking up the story a little ahead of where we left off, having already attached the left-side panel and prepared the doors for mounting. Read more...

Constructing An Art Storage "Filebox"

Posted March 29, 2011

For storage of large artworks on paper and sheet stock, nothing, in my opinion beats vertical storage; specifically, giant hanging folders. I have never been able, however, to find a system available commercially that suited my needs.Read the details of how I built one.


Tim McIntire

Tim McIntire

I'm an artist from Southwest Missouri who likes to work with a wide variety of both media and subjects. This blog chronicles a few of my adventures in art, sculpture and related gadget-making.

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