Picture of Cardboardossier System

In a new office environment, there is often a need for containers to hold and store the assorted documents or gadgets like draft papers and craft papers. As cardboard package box is the most common material that could be found in most of the office environments and there are many printer paper cardboard package box emptied everyday due to the enormous amount of office printing, those emptied cardboard package boxes can now be a resource to make a dossier storage system for this particular demand. The method provided in this tutorial is easy, quick and economical.

  • The whole procedure usually takes no more than 15 minutes.

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Step 2: Making the Gadget Depot

Picture of Making the Gadget Depot

Simply slice open the front panel of the cardboard package box.

Safety Tips: Use the scissors to make an openning, then use the cutter blade to finish off the slicing.

Step 3: Making the Document Depot

Picture of Making the Document Depot

1) Designate a marker at a certain distance from the edge on both sides of the cover
2) Draw a diagonal line from this marker to the corner of the proximal end (both sides of the cover)
3) Slice the diagonal lines (both sides of the cover)

Safety Tips: Use the scissors to make an openning, then use the cutter blade to finish off the slicing.

Step 4: Making the Extension

Picture of Making the Extension

1) Draw a horizontal line perpendicular to the major axis on the cover starting with a distance of >5mm from the proximal edge of the minor axis
2) Slice the horizontal line from one side to the other side

Safety Tips: After usage, return the cutter blade immediately.
katekat2 years ago
Cartons are so practical! You have my vote :))
this is a great upcycle, thanks for the share.