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Clamshell Box: Week 4

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Unfortunately, the longer fabric I ordered didn’t get here, so I haven’t covered the outer shell yet. I did build it! It goes over the inner tray, and everything fits right! There’s enough of a gap for the fabric, so I feel good about it. Here’s hoping my fabric comes in this week so I

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Clamshell Box: Week 3

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I may have board measurements for a prototype! Well, sort of. Notice the stupid seam there? Yeah, that’s supposed to be at the corner. The fabric I bought locally isn’t long enough for what I need, so I’m having to break it into two pieces and put a seam on the corner. It worked last

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Clamshell Box: Week 2

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Week two went better than week one did. I think. I re-cut the board pieces, and they turned out great. The books fit and everything! Then I measured my cloth (twice) and started gluing it on. This is what it looked like after adhering the sides. I should probably mention that reading the directions on

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Clamshell Box: Week 1

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First off, I thought I was better with an X-Acto knife. If the somewhat meandering sides of my binding board is any indication, I could use some practice. I didn’t take pictures. I was too ashamed. My engineering brain is already working on a way to clamp the board and the steel ruler to the

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