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Cardboard Box
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Posted by Amy C. Published See Amy C.'s 32 projects »
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  • How to make a box. Make A Vintage Cardboard Box  - Step 1
    Step 1

    These are the materials you need for this project.

  • How to make a box. Make A Vintage Cardboard Box  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut out two similar sized of cardboard.

  • How to make a box. Make A Vintage Cardboard Box  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Measure the length and width.

    Cut out two piece cardboard according to the length of your box (the thickness of the pieces depend how deep you want your box to be). Cut out two more piece with same thickness but it should be as long as your measured width. Cut out another piece a little thinner than the first piece but the same length.

  • How to make a box. Make A Vintage Cardboard Box  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Take one of the first pieces and glue it on middle of a brown paper. (you can use any colored paper you want).
    Cut of the corners as shown in the image.
    Glue the extras with the cardboard piece.

    For the lead (pic:4) take a bigger paper. Remember the thin piece we made attach that on the brown paper with the lead piece. Keep at least 1/2 cm distant between them. Then wrap it with the paper. Keep at least 1 cm of paper extra don't glue it to the cardboard.

  • How to make a box. Make A Vintage Cardboard Box  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Wrap all the other pieces like before(Step:8) .
    Glue the walls of the box. At first it will be a bit slippy and loose but after gluing all the pieces they will stand perfect.
    I'm done gluing the walls, now leave it to dry.

  • How to make a box. Make A Vintage Cardboard Box  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Apply glue on the extra paper we kept on the lead.
    Attach it on the box.

  • How to make a box. Make A Vintage Cardboard Box  - Step 7
    Step 7

    Glue a bead to the box (in middle).
    Attach a thick thread or hemp cord to the lead (as shown in the image).
    This helps you to lock the box.

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