Introduction: Mail Holder - Duct Tape / UPS Box

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Easy way to organize your household mail and daily Post-It notes.

Make it your way with any colors you choose.

Step 1: Supplies / Tools

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One UPS shipping box (they give them out free)
Assortment of "Duck Tape"
Sharpie Marker
Ruler
Scissors

Step 2: Measure and Outline

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Open box
Measure and Outline three mail pocket using dimensions in photo

Step 3: Cut Out Parts

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Cut out each mail pocket and the back panel (11 x 21")

score a cut line along the diagonal line

Step 4: Apply Tape to Mail Pockets

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Apply tape to each mail pocket

Leave 3/4" of tape overlapping the top and bottom long edges

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Step 6: Fold Top Edge

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Fold top edge of tape over the cardboard for all three mail pockets

Step 7: Apply Tape to Base Plate

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Apply tape to front side of base plate

leave 3/4" of tape overlapping each edge

Step 8: Apply Tape to Back Side

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Apply tape to back side of base plate

Step 9: Mount Mail Pockets

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Position mail pockets onto base plate

Do the top one first locating 3/4" from the top edge of the base plate
Press the tape exposed tape along the lower edge of the mail pocket against the base plate

Position the second mail pocket at the lower edge of the first one
Press tape against base plate

Repeat for the third mail pocket

Step 10: Secure Mail Pockets

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Fold the flaps of each mail pocket around the back side of the base plate
Tape flaps in place by pressing the overlapping tape against the back of the base plate or use more tape

Step 11: Reenforce Back Side

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Apply another layer of tape the the back side of base plate over the mail pocket flaps

Step 12: Finished!!!!

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Awesome!!!
You are done.

Step 13: Mount Your Master Piece

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Use "Duck Tape" to mount the side of your refrigerator

Comments

Tracy_Marie (author)2013-02-17

Oh! Yes! Nice one!

audreyobscura (author)2013-02-12

This is a really cool idea - I think using your finished product as your main image may help you with page views and votes. Thanks
Audrey

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