Introduction: CD or DVD Storage 'Book'
I got hold of an old hardback text book and converted it into a CD & DVD disc holder. I used a book, some double-sided tape, CD/DVD disc sleeves and a pair of scissors.
Step 1: Find a Hard Back Book That It Big Enough.
I selected a book that would hold two CD sleeves one on top of the other.
Step 2: Supplies
Here are all the tools and supplies I used.
Step 3: Plan How to Mount the CD Sleeves
You have to accomodate the thickness of two CD's and the sleeve when mounting the sleeves. I determined that a sleeve with 2 CD's was the same as 38 pages of the book. So I started at the end of the book and came forward 18 pages and mounted the first sleeve. Then I came forward 36 pages and mounted the next and so on. Take the total # of pages your book has and divide it by the # of pages that equal the thickness of the your sleeve and 2 CD's. you'll have play around with placement before deciding exactly where to place each sleeve in relation to the book and the cut book pages.
Step 4: Cut Away the Pages
You've got to cut away the pages to accomodate the CD sleeves. I made the cut so that the edge of the cut pages meets up with the inside of the CD sleeve 'hinge' and allows the outside edge of the CD sleeve to go to where the outside edge of the page WAS. I did not cut the first 5 or so pages as well as the last 5 or so pages of the book
Step 5: Tape Up All the CD Sleeves
Put double-sided tape (DST) on all of the CD sleeves on the 'hinge' area. Keep the DST covering on till it is time to mmount each one.
Step 6: Taping the Sleeve
Putting DST on the first side of the sleeve hinge.
Step 7: Trimming the DST
Cuttign the excess DST from the sleeve.
Step 8: Sleeve All Taped Up and Ready to Be Mounted
Here is a sleeve with both sides of the 'hinge' taped up. Keep the tape backing on till it is time to mount. Tape all the sleeves before mounting, it's easier that way.
Step 9: A Few Sleeves Added.
Here I've added a few sleeves.
Step 10: More Sleeves...
Here is a side view of the sleeves being inserted.
Step 11: Another Finished Photo...
Step 12: Done
I got all the sleeves in. 9 pages of sleeves with each page holding 4 CD's, 36 total. The book was $1.00 at a local thrift store. I got 200 sleeves at Comp USA for $15.00. I needed the sleeves anyway and got the idea when I got home.
Step 13: Still Done...
Another finished photo...