Intro: Cassette Tapes Pencil Box
I used to record a lot of songs on cassete tapes back in the late 80s / early 90s. It all changed when I bought my first CD recorder in 1997. I never get rid of the tapes, but I'll never listen to them again, I'm sure. So I decided to have a little fun, recycling them into a pencil box, thus honoring the great moments I had listening to these tapes in the old days.
Step 1: Cassette Tapes Pencil Box - Step 1
I started with a carton box. I cut a square from it (7,5 x 7,5 cm).
Step 2: Cassette Tapes Pencil Box - Step 2
I reinforced the square with some scraps of adhesive paper, and then glued a picture of a Joaquín Torres García painting. This is the bottom of the box.
Step 3: Cassette Tapes Pencil Box - Step 3
Using a universal instant adhesive liquid, I pasted the tapes to each other.
Step 4: Cassette Tapes Pencil Box - Step 4
Just keep pasting.
Step 5: Cassette Tapes Pencil Box - Step 5
Step 6: Cassette Tapes Pencil Box - Step 6
Finally, I glued the four tapes over the cardboard base.
Step 7: Final Product!
Just 15 minutes of easy work.