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Many times when packing an item to ship I find I still have alot of space left in the box. More space means more packing material is needed and the ...
Flatten the cardboard board you are going to shorten and decide how many inches to take off. I decied to take 3 inches off this box. The box's botto...
Line up the ruler along the 2 measurement marks we made earlier. Hold the ruler down firmly with one hand so it doesn't move. A closed pair of scis...
Cut the box at the middle up to the crease (this part is one of the outer edges of the box when it's folded.) Cut the right edge up to the crease and...
Fold up the the newly created flaps. This will expose the inside of the box. Using the folded up flaps as a guide, create another crease on the insi...
Cut the middle of the box up to the folded up flaps.
Fold over the bottom flaps. You may need to cut them if they extend past the edge of the box, but in most cases its fine to leave them uncut. Make s...
Here you can see how the much we shortened the box. Once you get more experience with cutting and folding boxes, it should only take less than a minu...
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