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Topic: Having trouble.
Message: Posted by: magicsphere (Apr 1, 2011 04:52AM)
I am having trouble on where to put my props. In the past, I will put them in my drawers and cupboards. But my cousins and sibings will go and open and looked at the props and played around with them. Not only some of secrets are exposed, they also caused some props to spoil. :(
Message: Posted by: Yellowcustard (Apr 1, 2011 06:55PM)
A small case or box with a lock on it. May I sugest with small kids number combition locks are better becase there is no holes to stick stuff in. you migth want to get a trunk and a small carry case. The site I have linked is a bit expensive. E-bay, wallmart your find cheper stuff.

Message: Posted by: Dr. Eamon (Apr 1, 2011 09:03PM)
Thanks for the link YC
Message: Posted by: magicsphere (Apr 2, 2011 01:20AM)
Wow, that's a lot of cases! Thanks!
Message: Posted by: Mike Maturen (Apr 19, 2011 08:22AM)
A plastic storage bin from the local cheapie store will work well, too...the put it where they can't reach.
Message: Posted by: Alan Munro (Apr 23, 2011 12:27PM)
If you're looking for something inexpensive, get a footlocker or trunk, that will accept a lock. http://www.kmart.com/shc/s/p_10151_10104_9990000080420511P?vName=For+the+Home&keyword=footlocker&autoRedirect=true&prop17=
Message: Posted by: Mike Maturen (Apr 24, 2011 08:22PM)
I am looking into a couple of trunks (if I can find them at a second-hand store...then make them part of my stage decor.
Message: Posted by: charliewerner (Nov 14, 2011 08:52PM)
A LOCK would be great.. and hide the key
Message: Posted by: Federico Soldati (Nov 26, 2011 08:34AM)
I too had that problem when by brother and sisters were younger.
You just need to buy some locks… you will spend a few dollars and you will make sure that nobody is going to damage your props. Just make sure you remember the combination of the locks (don't use keys as suggest by Charlie… you can lost keys, but you won't lost your memory). Regards!

Message: Posted by: Blayk P (Nov 26, 2011 01:51PM)
I bought a case at Home Depot that works nicely. It was a tool box that costs about $20. Good luck.
Message: Posted by: bowers (Nov 27, 2011 12:38AM)
If you don't wont a plastic one. hobby lobby has some nice magical looking trunks that you can lock also.
Message: Posted by: rsylvester (Nov 29, 2011 12:56AM)
Hobby Lobby does have some nice looking trunks. I know some pretty well respected interior decorators who confided they pick up bits and pieces from the furniture section at Hobby Lobby. That's where you'll find the trunks and other lock boxes. Most look good enough you could use them as stage props.