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What to Look For In Quality Display Cases

When it comes to display cabinets people tend to go cheap, thinking it will save them money, but in fact it ends up costing them more because they have to replace it in a few years. At Fine Wood Displays we pride ourselves on making the highest quality real wood display cabinets. To better explain the superior benefits to using real wood, we wanted to dedicate a blog to helping your find a display case that’s made with quality. Here’s what to look for. 

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How to Identify and Open a Geode

Geodes are rock formations that are found in sedimentary and volcanic rocks that are formed by chemical precipitation. Known for their crystal interior, geodes have become extremely popular for people to display in their homes. At Fine Wood Displays we even make display cabinets dedicated to displaying geodes and other minerals. Since geodes closely resemble other similar rocks, we thought we would dedicate a blog to identifying geodes. Let’s dig in! 

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How to Use Our Display Cases for Retail Display

As local artisan and craft fairs become more popular, the need for counter display cases for vendors to use increases. Being a small retailer ourselves, we understand the importance of a good product display. With our Etsy brethren in mind, we recently built this portable countertop display case that is handmade with high-quality hardwood. It got us thinking, how could we help other small retailers display their products? Alas, we decided to post a blog that shows how you can use one of our display cases at your next retail event. Enjoy!

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Welcome To Our New Website!

We’re excited to reveal our brand new website! This new site makes it easier for you to shop through our quality display cabinets online and see all of the different variations you can get. Here are some of the new features.

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Tips for Displaying Coins in a Display Cabinet

Eugene, Oregon’s best display cabinet maker is back with a new blog! This month we’re talking all about coins. From military coins to vintage coins, we’ve got the know-how on how to display them. Here are some display case tips that will help you preserve and enjoy your collection for a lifetime!

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The Evolution of Curio Display Cabinets

Halloween is right around the corner, so we thought we’d write a post about the spooky history of curio display cabinets. The term “curio cabinet” originally referred to an entire collection or room where the collection was held. Popular curious objects that these collections held were skulls (animal and human), crocodiles, “mermaids” and birds of paradise.  A little creepy, right?

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Tips for Displaying Geodes

One of our specialties here at Fine Wood Displays is making geode display cases. We’ve found that rocks and other minerals are a very prized and common collection in this area and so we devote our time and skills to making hanging display cases to compliment that. Whether you’re a seasoned rock hound or a beginner geode collector, here are some tips to displaying your collection.

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Easy DIY Jewelry You’ll Want to Wear and Display

Do-it-yourself jewelry is a popular way to accessorize without hashing out a lot of cash. It also makes for a fun project to do with the kids or with friends. Since we’ve been selling a lot of our jewelry display cabinets, we thought we’d devote a blog to helping you fill that case with original and handmade pieces! Here are 5 easy DIY jewelry projects.

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DIY Ideas for Displaying Travel Mementos

Whether you just went backpacking in Europe, spent a term abroad or just travel a lot in general, it can be challenging to display all of your trinkets and souvenirs. As a seasoned traveler, I find myself collecting a lot of little items like post cards and ticket stubs. However, most of the time these souvenirs just end up packed away in a box not getting the attention they deserve. So, I’ve decided to dedicate this blog to crafty ideas on how to display your travel mementos. Before we get started, shop through our curio display cabinets to find the perfect fine wood display case for travel collectibles!

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas: the perfect display case!

With Father’s Day fast approaching, we’ve decided to dedicate this blog to helping you pick out the perfect gift! At Fine Wood Display, our wide selection of hardwood display cases makes it easy to pick out a unique gift that will last a lifetime. All of our display cabinets are constructed of solid hardwood with a glass door to protect the contents. Without further ado, here’s our guide on picking out the best Father’s day display cabinet this year!

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How to Preserve Your Wedding Collectibles

At Fine Wood Displays we love making custom wedding anniversary display cases to showcase your special day. Our fine wood display cases will surely stand the test of time, but what about the contents within? That’s why we’ve decided to write a blog on how to preserve your valuable wedding collectibles.

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Our Favorite Collectibiles to Display

Do you have a shot glass collection that sits in the back of your cabinet? Or a rock collection that’s tucked away in storage? Well folks, it’s time to brush away the dust and give those collectibles the attention they deserve. At Fine Wood Displays, we believe that any collection is worth displaying! Here are our favorite items to display in our fine wood display cabinets:

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How to Repurpose Shot Glasses

If you have accumulated too many shot glasses and have run out of display space for them, you can either:

  1. Keep on collecting! But purchase a handcrafted shot glass display case to accommodate them all. OR...
  2. Repurpose them! Here are some great ways to upcycle your unused shot glasses.
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Tips for Displaying Your Collectibles

If you think thrifting and antiquing are reserved only for middle-aged woman, you need to think again! This popular pastime has been on the rise since early 2000s and appeals to a vast target audience. Goodwill Industries reported back in 2012 that there was an 83% increase in revenue from 2007-2012. With the growing target audience and increased interest in finding quirky collectibles, there have been a lot of inquiries about how to best display these items. We have some tips that’ll help you display and preserve your collectibles in unique and visually pleasing ways.

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