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Ok so your about to leve for school (or wherever your going) and, Ohnoes!!! your folder explodes and there is no time to get a new one D: Well never fear! the super soda box folder instructable is here!! This will show you step by step how to make an easy folder just a little amount of money and time (in about 10 to 15 minutes with a cost of approx. $0.00 thats right, free)

Step 1: Supplies!

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the supplies you will need are:
~ soda boxes (approx. 1.5 per folder)
~ cutting utensil
~ packaging tape (clear)
~10-15 min.
 

Step 2: Find lateral surface of box

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First, you will take your first box and cut through the middle to have a flattened box. Then cut off  the edges. Also include the dotted line that you punchout if it is the fridge pack. Don't throw them away when your done though, you might use them for later.

Step 3: Cut out the inside flaps

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Second, flatten out the second box as you did with the first but this time, cut into fourths where the box was folded. But the side with the handle won't be used since it will end up in half, these will be the sides.

Step 4: Attatch folder flaps to folder

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Third, you will attatch the flaps with the tape.  You first measure the folder and cut off any excess. then tape you can put the design out or in whichever you want, i put mine facing out even though it doesn't match lol.

Step 5: Now you are done!

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You are now done and can go to school (or wherever you're going) with a neat, cool looking, organized folder. just add a few finishing touches such as taping the handle and cutting off excess tape. but f you got extra time on your hands then...
 
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Cindy021 year ago
What a fun and easy way to recycle
Cindy021 year ago
great!!
Now that is neat idea. I like re-purposing stuff and this is great.
Fun and easy. Thanks! :)
zazenergy3 years ago
That's a really fun idea!
Fried Calamari (author)  zazenergy3 years ago
thank you, this is my first instructable