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In this Instructable I will show you how to make a decorative an useful tray that i made out of mainly composed of cardboard. It's great if you ...
Large cardboard boxElmers gluesissors rulerpencilscrewdrivermasking tapecardstockwhite paint and paint brushlong wirecoarse sand paper
Completely unfold the box.
using the ruler and a pencil, cut out five 34cm by 40cm rectangles.
Choose one of the nicer rectangles and put it aside. Using the ruler and pencil, draw 4 cm borders from the sides on the other 4 rectangles. cut ...
Using your card stock, cut out an equilateral triangle where one side id 3 cm. Take the rectangle with the border you did not cut out and use ...
Take the three rectangles w/ the centers cut out and glue them together. Sand the inside and outsides to clean and fix any unevenness.
Find the center of the shorter side of the three pieces we just glued and draw a line 4 cm from the left and right of it. do ...
Glue the rectangle w/ the triangle border to the board that has not been cut yet.
Take a piece of extra cardboard and cut out two rectangles that are 15cm by 22cm. Draw 3 vertical lines at 3.5cm, 7.5cm, and 11.5cm. Cut from the ...
Poke two holes 8cm apart in both handles. I used a pencil and a screwdriver to do this. Once again, veiw the pictures for help.
Take aproxx 25 cm or more and thread it through the handles. Continue threading through the three rectangles that you poked the holes through. On the other side ...
Follow the pictures to glue the final halves together. Refer to the pictures.
Paint your board with white paint. paint 2-3 layers, so some of the brown still shows through. On the handles, you can cover the wire w/ masking tape ...
Your finished tray may seem light, but if made with enough glue, can easily hold up to ten pounds. If you wish, you can varnish it. Thats it, ...
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