The LEGO Storage Guide

This in-depth guide helps you understand your LEGO collection, find the best way to organize your LEGO bricks, and discover the best LEGO storage for your home and budget. It also includes recommendations for displaying and storing your LEGO minifigures.

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36 Responses

  1. Avatar Anthony says:

    I had been struggling with my LEGO storage having all my LEGO in 8 containers with 5 storage areas in each. I then came across this guide and decided on the Large collection method based on the number of pieces (not overall volume of LEGO). I looked at the drawers and was wondering if I needed 1 or 4. I went for 4. Quickly I realised it would not be enough so ordered 4 more. And then needed more again. 12 cabinets later, I am sorted.

    So, when you set out to do this properly, prepare also for the number of cabinet space, and the resulting time it takes to sort ~600 pieces of LEGO, then label them.

    I also created an excel spreadsheet that match the layout of the draws, so if i want to find anything, I type in the item number (or description) into the search, and it shows me the exact location that part is in (need to have the letters and numbers on the side of the boxes for this to work).

  2. Avatar Steve says:

    Love this guide! Just ordered 2 Akro Mils storage units for my son’s lego collection. Look forward to more building, and less searching..

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