Building With Cardboard

The raw material is free (if you’re willing to do a little scavenging) and easy to work with, so why not try building with cardboard?



072 building with cardboard 4 basic storage box2
A basic storage box like this one is a good place to start if you decide to try building with cardboard.
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072 building with cardboard 1 raw material
The raw material is abundant and often free for the asking.
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072 building with cardboard 3 tool box
A tool caddy/organizer will help you to keep portable power equipment and accessories together.
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072 building with cardboard 5 spray painting booth
This fold-down cardboard spray booth uses 20” x 25” furnace filters.
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072 building with cardboard - storage box diagram
Follow this diagram if you decide to build the storage box described in the article. Specifically, the sections titled “The Cutup” and “Put It All Together.”
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072 building with cardboard 2 card file and drawer
Card files and storage drawers are other possibilities. 
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