Introduction: Make Shipping Case From Copy Paper Box

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Need to ship out something, but you don't have a shipping box? Check out the copy machine. Grab an empty copy paper box and follow these instructions.

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Measure width of copy paper box and divide measurement by 2. For example, if box width is 11 inches, your new measurement would be 5.5 inches.

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Using this new measurement, measure from top of box and make a mark in each end corner. For example, measure 5.5 inches down from top and mark.

Using razor blade box-cutter, carefully cut from mark to top of box at each end corner.

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Fold end flaps inward.

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Fold side panels inward. New shipping case should be 3 to 5 inches deep. Ready to use.


patrickkeane (author)2006-02-02

If you score the box with a knife, you'll have an easier time with the bends...

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