Introduction: Desk Organizer
This instructable will teach you how to make a desk organizer!!
Step 1: Gather Materials
The materials you need for this project includes:
shoebox (approximately 12x4)
hot glue gun
wooden cylinder (Height: 7in, Diameter: 1.5cm)
paper clips (2 Large)
Step 2: Measure Dividers
Measure out dividers (2) to be placed in shoebox. Use ruler to make both dividers 4inx4in.
Step 3: Cut Dividers
Cut dividers with scissors (or exacto knife) based on measurements from the previous step.
Step 4: Measure Paper Tray
Measure out piece of cardboard for paper tray with ruler (8.5inx11in).
Step 5: Cut Cardboard Paper Tray
Cut cardboard paper tray with scissors (or exacto knife) based on measurements from above.
Step 6: Glue Divider #1
Glue one of the dividers 1.5in away from one end of the box inside of the box.
**It is very helpful to always glue on the inside of the box so it looks aesthetically pleasing**
Step 7: Glue Divider #2
Glue the other divider 2.5in away from one end of the box inside of the box.
Step 8: Glue Paper Tray
The space between the 2 dividers should be about 8.5in, glue the paper tray inside of this space.
Step 9: Glue Wooden Cylinder
In the corner of the 2.5in space in the box, use hot glue gun to glue the wooden cylinder in its upright position.
Step 10: Measure/Cut Legs
With excess cardboard, use scissors to cut two 2inx8in pieces of cardboard.
Step 11: Measure/Cut Four 2inx4in Pieces of Cardboard
Cut four 2inx4in pieces of cardboard using scissors.
Step 12: Glue the Legs
Glue 2 of the 2inx4in pieces of cardboard to the 2inx8in pieces of cardboard at the perpendicular ends (both facing the same direction).
Step 13: Connect the Legs to the Box's Base
Connect the set of stands to opposite sides of the box’s base so it is able to connect to the lab bench.
**These stands might be slightly flimsy, feel free to double them with excess cardboard to make them sturdier**
Step 14: Bend Paper Clips
Bend 2 paper clips in “J”-shaped hooks.
Step 15: Insert Paper Clips to Box
Insert the paper clips through the front face of the cardboard 8in apart so both “J”-hooks are able to hold the ruler(s).
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