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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.

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

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

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

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

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

Rotate card stock 90\u00b0 and again score at 2 inches and 6 inches you will now have four lines on your card.

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

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

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

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

This shows the inside of the box.

This shows the inside of the box.

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

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

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

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

with a glue stick put glue on the four corners

with a glue stick put glue on the four corners

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

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

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.

  • 1.0 Piece card stock lt. Blue
  • 1.0 Piece card stock orange
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Glue stick
  • Markers
  • Stickers (optional)