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After watching J.J. Abrams' TED talk, I was fascinated that he was interested in box design. I was inspired and figured I'd give box making a shot.I ...
You'll need the following tools: - Hot glue gun with glue - Scissors Materials - One cereal box That's it
Cut the box down the middle. I like to cut down the side that doesn't have the tab on it.
Fold the box in half. All of the folds don't have to be exact.
Fold the bottom half in half. At the bottom of the box, cut up to this fold on the right and left. From the top of the box, cut down to the first fo...
Fold only the middle section of the top half in half.
Cut the box so it looks like the picture below. The cuts don't have to be exact.
Flip the box over. Use hot glue to secure the front flap down.
Use hot glue to secure the side flaps.
Use hot glue to glue the back flaps.
Check the piece. The box should look like this when you're done gluing.
Reverse the existing fold to form the lid.
I used a stamp to put a logo on the lid of the box, but you could paint it, use stickers, whatever. I hope J.J. is happy with the results.
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Posted:Aug 10, 2008
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