Even those who try to go paper-free still have lots of paper around the house. This is especially true if you are a student. Recycling is a great way to dispose of it, but why not turn it into something that you can use and enjoy. This makes a great project for a rainy day. While the components are simple, this project will go much faster if you have multiple people helping. There are different jobs that can be done at the same time. Do not attempt this if you only have a little bit of paper. We used several big boxes full of paper.
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Update: Due to the numerous suggestions, I am currently working on an improved version. Stay tuned!
Step 1: What You Will Need
I organized the things that you will need into categories.
Paper Shredder (crosscut preferred)
Plastic Project buckets (at least 2)
pan (whatever shape you want your bricks to be)
piece of plywood to dry bricks