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How to pack sharp knives?

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    I'm a moving house on Friday, in the process of trying to pack up my kitchen I realise we have a lot of knives. No idea why we have so many. Anyway I'm not sure how to pack them I don't want to just stick them loose in a box in case while putting in or taking out of the box someone gets cut. I had thought to wrap them in plastic bags but won't they just cut the bag open? The ones in the block I had intended to leave in the block but I can't fit in my box. So any ingenious ideas for safely packing sharp knives?
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    What about rolled in a few sheets of newspaper? Then taped shut
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    A few layers of bubble wrap then into a cardboard box?
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    put them in a large lunch box/tupperware/plastic storage box with a lid?:
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    Cover the edges and points with multiple layers of tape, or bundle them together and wrap them up with tape so they can be removed safely as a bunch.
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    And write a warning on the box they're in too so you don't forget
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    Tape, that's a really good idea, why didn't I think of that. Also anyone know where I can buy bubble wrap cheaply? I don't need a huge amount just enough to wrap my pictures in.
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    (Original post by hippieglitter)
    Tape, that's a really good idea, why didn't I think of that. Also anyone know where I can buy bubble wrap cheaply? I don't need a huge amount just enough to wrap my pictures in.
    People on eBay are selling them cheap.
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    (Original post by hippieglitter)
    Tape, that's a really good idea, why didn't I think of that. Also anyone know where I can buy bubble wrap cheaply? I don't need a huge amount just enough to wrap my pictures in.
    Might be worth a pop into a B&Q or something, see if you can scrounge any lying around
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    Teatowels!
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    (Original post by whyumadtho)
    People on eBay are selling them cheap.
    Bit late for ebay, I need to have everything packed by tomorrow night.
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    Have you got any cardboard? Easiest way is to wrap a bit of cardboard round the blades of each of them.

    If that's too much hassle, put them in a plastic tub all together.
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    I have a knife sleeve so I'd use that.
    But wrapping in newspaper should work fine, as long as the blades aren't getting all smashed up and blunted it doesn't really matter.

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