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We seem to have access to boxes and we try to reuse them in some way or another. Here is a groovy camera backpack we made out of a box and other mater...
So here is what you will need to make this box camera backpack. I like to use things I already have so I tend to improvise instead of going out and bu...
If you have a box that already has the "V" cut out, then skip to step five. If you have a traditional box, then cut the box.
If you have a box with four flaps (the traditional box), cut along ONLY TWO of the long edges. If you cut along all four edges, the box will be flat a...
Look at the box and make sure that you have cut the box all the way to the bottom and that only TWO LONG edges have been cut.
The camera box will only be useful if it does not fall apart so now is the time to use your packing tape! If you have the traditional box, tape t...
Lay the box on its side and measure about a half of an inch down, using the belt as a marker. Then make a slit just a little taller than the belt...
Push the belt all the way through to see if everything has been measured correctly.
Paint - Put the drop cloth down before you begin painting. Box Be creative and paint the box any way you would like. You can use a spo...
Put your box and cup aside to dry. If you happen to have a fan or heater, this will help the process. Also, rinse out your brushes and cover your pai...
While the paint is drying, this is a perfect time to make the shutter and the flash. Shutter Cut the round cardboard tube so that you have about...
Re-cut the slits for the belt. You will be cutting through paint and reinforced tape so cut from the inside of the box to preserve your wonderful pain...
Place the shutter, flash and lens on the box Glue them using Elmer's glue Let dry Tip - If you are really in a hurry AND want to ma...
Since you will probably want to open the backpack many times, place Velcro in strategic places so that you can secure your backpack without damaging i...
You are done! Now the camera backpack can be worn with pride whether it was made for you or your little one! You are now totally too cool for school!
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