Woven Box 2

A nice "woven" box to use as an ornament or decorative object.

Instructions

Print out 6 copies of Page 1 - Draw the Stencils Lay out 4 of the stencils in a row (L-R) making sure they all look the same (leave 2 stencils aside for top and bottom of box) Take stencil 2 & 4 and rotate them a 1/4 turn to the left - now you have 1 & 3 and 2 & 4 facing the same direction Attach stencil 1 & 2 at (ed, fc, gd & he — see construction diagram on Pg 2) at 90° Attach stencil 2 & 3 at (ip, jo, km & ln — see construction diagram on Pg 2) at 90° Attach Stencil 3 & 4 at (ed, fc, gd & he — see construction diagram on Pg 2) at 90° - you should have an open box at this point Attach Stencil 4 & 1 at (ip, jo, km & ln — see construction diagram on Pg 2) to finish the sides of the box Attach Bottom of box at points (a thru p) on all sides of top - dry fit the bottom to make sure that the weave is correct first Make Optional Inside Box - If you are not going to make and insert the Optional Box then skip to Step 22 Print Out "Optional Box Stencil" - Page 3 Cut out stencil and trace onto heavy construction paper that compliments the color of plastic you used to make your outer box Trace stencil on paper and cut out 6 Lay out 4 stencils in a row (L-R) turning the 2nd and fourth so that Tab A is facing Left and Tab B is Facing Right Use Glue or Double-sided Tape to attach Tab A on Stencil 2 to the back of Stencil 1- Make sure the "Fold Line" on Stencil 2 lines up with the edge of Stencil 1 - See Fig. 1 on Page 4 Use Glue or Double-sided Tape to attach Tab B on Stencil 2 to the back of Stencil 3- Make sure the "Fold Line" on Stencil 2 lines up with the edge of Stencil 3 - See Fig. 1 on Page 4 Use Glue or Double-sided Tape to attach Tab A on Stencil 4 to the back of Stencil 3- Make sure the "Fold Line" on Stencil 2 lines up with the edge of Stencil 1 - See Fig. 1 on Page 4 Use Glue or Double-sided Tape to attach Tab B on Stencil 5 to the back of Stencil 2- Make sure the "Fold Line" on Stencil 5 lines up with the edge of Stencil 2 - See Fig. 2 on Page 4 Use Glue or Double-sided Tape to attach Tab A on Stencil 6 to the back of Stencil 2- Make sure the "Fold Line" on Stencil 6 lines up with the edge of Stencil 2 - See Fig. 2 on Page 4 Close box up using glue or double-sided tape securing Tab B on Stencil 4 to the back of Stencil 1 - See Fig. 3 Fold top and bottom down and insert the visible tab into the box - See Fig. 3 Place box into the open woven box and move onto step 22 Attach Top of box at points (a thru p) on all sides of bottom - dry fit the top to make sure that the weave is correct first
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