Artifact Storage: Tips and Tricks
Some random images of tricks and tips for artifact storage, courtesy of the Alaska State Museum…
Our supplies board helps interns and volunteers recognize various materials and how much they cost per square foot.
Tubular bags with a bag sealer
Nice glue gun, well worth the money.
Tyvek and polyester batting make nice sausages for padding.
Bag sealer can customize the size of your sausages or make pillows.
A hole punch can go through E Flute corrugated blueboard for a tidy hole.
A fancier drill-style hole punch can put a hole further from the edge.
For packing, blue tape with a tab on the end is nice. Ready to pull off a plastic board (Coroplast) even nicer. Weighted down by a board so you can use it one-handed!
Tyvek shroud over a garment rack, made on a sewing machine.