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"Exploding Box" Class...

"Exploding Box" Class...
Exploding Box Class - "An Exploding Year" - by Anso Please feel free to use these instructions to make your own boxes. You are free to link to this page from any forum etc if you wish. Please do NOT copy this information and/or photos to use for your own classes/forums/webpages without permission. Please also note that I'm not claiming that I have invented the exploding box, but these simple step-by-step instructions and photos are mine.Class Supply list: For the box you will need:* 3x 12x12 sheets of cardstock For the lid you will need: * 1x 12x12 sheet of cardstock (though this can be A4 also, you only need a 6 ¼”x6 ¼” piece) Tools: * trimmer * scissors * scoring tool, like a bone folder etc, or the scoring blade if you have a Zision trimmer or similar * glue (I would recommend double-sided tape PLUS a wet glue like Glossy Accents, Diamond Glaze etc) * 4 paperclips (to hold card in place while drying) – optional * corner rounder – optional * inkpad for edges of card - optional 1. 2. 3.

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