How to Make a Box From Card Stock

This will be a step to step guide on how to make a card stock box

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Place current stock on the scoreboard measure 8" x 8" and score. Use those score marks to cut out the square of card stock.

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Place 8 x 8 card stock on scoreboard making sure that Both the side and the top are right against the edges.

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With scoring tool, score a line at 2 inches and 6 inches

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Rotate card stock 90° and again score at 2 inches and 6 inches you will now have four lines on your card.

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Now make two cuts to each side on the score line (please look at diagram).

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If you are going to decorate the box now is the time. Use markers or stickers. Decorate the sides and bottom.

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This shows the inside of the box.

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I recommend not decorating the 4 Squares in each corner where you'll be gluing the box together.

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Flip box upside down decorations are not visible. Crease on all scored lines making the fold towards the center.

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with a glue stick put glue on the four corners

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Fold and press all four corners to the inside so that glue adheres. Use paper clips to hold if necessary till glue is dry.

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Cover constructed in the same way with slight variation In size. Use a 7 in square. place card stock at triangle indicator on board, score at 1 1/2 "and 5 5/8 ", rotate 90 degrees and repeat.

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