Step 3: Cut Box and Roll.

I used scissors to cut the box...the cutting serrations on this product is plastic, so I could cut right through it. On the older boxes, it is metal, and you can use wire cutters if necessary.
Great idea! I'm going to "do it" to my wax paper and foil. I had been just folding and saving the scrap for later but this is genius!
Ever since I discovered <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.1000uses.com/">&quot;Press and Seal&quot; from Glad</a> I can't fathom ever using cling wrap again. I may as well put wooden tires on my car. yes, I love it that mcuh.<br/>
why not just buy a smaller roll?
I don't know about you, but I've never seen a roll smaller than 12" wide. This idea (cutting roll in half) is a brilliant idea and a total "duh" one. I feel quite silly for never thinking about it before! LOL
Good point but im sure there out there, i thought that no name made it
Great idea. Now to figure out how to find the free edge of the wrap when you start the roll and it's all stuck together.. I actually have the other problem, the normal sized wrap is too small and the extra wide industrial stuff is too wide. For large salad bowls I have to overlap two pieces to cover that missing inch. It must be the same market research company that does the 8-hotdog rolls to a package.
its pretty simple, take the roll, hold it like a can of soda in one hand and twist it with the other hand the edge will curl up (if it doesn't twist the other way)
Thanks for the comp. Use tape if you have to to find the stuck edge. And the size thing: I know what you mean...even wrapping a chicken is almost impossible due to the small size of these things. Cman.
Here's a tip for those who are cling-wrap-impared like me: Storing the box in the freezer makes the wrap much more manageable. This helps with: a) finding the end if it's fallen back into the box, and especially with b) keeping the wrap from clinging to itself until you've got it onto the item you're covering. (I credit this bit of home lore to my Mom. :)
Woe, I think your name suits you PERFECTLY! love all your signs as well.
Thank you! Cman
I like it! Could be put in the "Green" category, too. I hate waste.
Thanks Lisa...Cman

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