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This is a slightly absurd little project that may appeal to gift wrappers with mild obsessive-compulsive tendencies. You know who you are. I'm going...
I'm not going to lie to you: this first step is probably going to be the hardest. You're going to have to make a 3D computer model of whatever gift yo...
1) Use 123D Catch. This is a free piece of software that lets you turn a series of photographs into a 3D model, so you could just snap your gift from ...
Now that you have the model of your gift, it's time to model a box around it. How you do this will depend on the shape of the gift, but I recommend s...
Import the model of your gift box into 123D Make and use the "Panel" feature to deconstruct it into a series of, well, panels. You can choose what sor...
Select a suitable material for your box. I went with some thick blue art card, which I thought would go nicely with brown parcel string for the seams....
123D Make will tell you the precise angles at which to fold every edge of your box. If you're using a laser cutter, you can choose to have this etched...
Tie your pieces together using ribbon or string. As you do this, consider how you'll want the box to be opened. For my hand bowl's box, I decided to t...
Within no time (well, after probably less than an hour of knot-tying), you'll have a beautiful box with a door.
Now's the moment of truth! Put your gift inside your box. Hopefully it fits neatly. If not, I'm dreadfully sorry. Return to Step 1 and try again or j...
Tying the last seams closed is somewhat fiddly. The best way is to lace all of the seams, then pull them all shut at the same time before tying the kn...
There you have it: a meticulously wrapped gift with only several hours of unnecessary effort! Enjoy!
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