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Create Unique Classroom Storage Solutions with These Wooden Crates

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Wooden crates do have a functional purpose — they’re great for storing items in your classroom or homeschool room. But these days, with the rise of rustic design elements, a wooden crate can also serve as an anchor piece in your classroom setup or even your home decor scheme. Check out these cool wooden crates and let your imagination go wild!

With this five-piece wooden crate set, you’ll get two crates that measure 15 inches long, 10 inches wide and 5.5 inches tall and three that measure 17 inches long, 12 inches wide and 6 inches tall.

We like that this wooden crate is made from acacia, a durable type of wood that’s also naturally moisture-resistant. Thanks to the lightweight slats, this piece is easy to carry and reposition.

This wooden crate is made from pine and has pre-cut handles on each side.

For people who like to customize, these wooden crates are ready to be painted, stained or even embellished with wood burning, etching or stamping — perfect for art class.

You’ll appreciate that this wooden crate also comes with pre-cut handles on both sides. This is another great option that can be customized thanks to the unfinished surface.

Expert Commentary

Wooden crates are a beautiful way to store your items both at home or in the classroom. From homework and tests to newspapers and files to vases and decorative items, these wooden crates are multifunctional and stylish. The options range from basic to more intricate with different finishes. Personally, I enjoy the ones made of acacia wood.

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