Make your own custom fit laptop case out of cardboard!!!

Step 1: Cardboard Gathering

Find a nice big piece of cardboard
any thoughts on adding a smaller compartment for the power supply I have an old hand-me-down satellite with a bad battery but i need a new (CHEAP) case
hmmmm... My only thought is to make it a bit bigger (in width and depth) and add a little divider for it. You might need to make the laptop portion with extra cushioning cardboard so it doesn't bounce around...
I made one like that and it came out awesome but for the divider, I made sure it was fixed into the case itself so that it won't move around. Anyway thanks for the great diy project!
what an awesome idea! great instructions!
I made one myself... I made the front and back as separate pieces entirely (my boxes weren't big enough) and then glued it on the sides and bottom. Still need to find a way to close it... I'm thinking button and loop (maybe a bamboo chopstick and a piece of bike intertube?) Rather like the way it looks - its a combination of odd stickers, paint, and decoupaged magazine ads :p
i really like some of theose stickers. did you get them from somewhere, or just collected them over time?
I totally love this one, the sticker job is awesome. Too bad I used up all my ubntu stickers
pretty useful. customized things always facinate me alot. great job.
Hi this is awesome I have just bought a very old laptop for school work and need to be able to take it to school without a huge expensive case so im making one of these to fit it then im gonna make a small one and Stick it on the front for the power supply

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