Hinged Box Making for Beginners

With DIY craft kit delivered to you

Learn how to make a beautiful box from scratch



2 hours Class size 3 to 15     label $50 - $85 ($50 for Class only, no box, $85 for Class and box)


DATE: 10th October 2020
TIME: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Sydney/Melbourne time
CLASS FORMAT: Live online class via ZOOM
LEVEL: This is a beginner-friendly class and does not require any knowledge.
LANGUAGE: Workshops for all levels in ENGLISH language


This one-day class will meet for 2 hours on the 10th October. The ZOOM session will be recorded. If you are unable to watch live, you may still take the class. Links for the videos will be sent to you after class has ended and expire in 1 week.




DESCRIPTION:

This workshop is tailored for crafters who are interested to learn how to make a hinged box by using decorative papers, glue, etc. No prior experience is required, just lots of patience and enthusiasm.

During this online class, we will be making a small hinged box (the box size is approx 11cm x 4cm x 7.5cm). After the class, you will be able to continue making boxes in different sizes using the same technique.

You will learn how to make a box from scratch. There will be lots of cutting involved using a cutter/blade, cutter mat and a steel ruler. An email will be sent to your registered email address 2-3 days prior to the class, including:

  • PDF handout
  • The class ZOOM link
  • A short video (approx 10 mins) about board cutting preparation


The class will predominantly consist of teacher demonstrations and explanations across two hours, and you will be able to follow along each step of the way. If you are unable to work along during the class, you can follow along and the recording will be available to review later.


Supply List: You will need the following materials for this class (excluded from the class fee)

  • Box boards 2400ums or 3000ums
  • Sharp cutting blade and extra blades
  • Scalpel #3 handle and #11 blade
  • Sharp scissors
  • PVA glue
  • Decorative papers (Marbling paper, Chiyogami paper or Lokta paper)
  • Cheap brush for applying glue
  • Bone folder
  • Paper towel
  • Old magazine/newspaper
  • Pencil
  • Steel ruler (at least 30cm)
  • Cutting mat (minimum A3 size)


Knowledge required
This is a beginner-friendly class and does not require any knowledge.
 
What you'll get in your craft kit
  • 2 x A4 box boards.
  • Japanese Chiyogami paper or Handmade marbling paper.
  • Plain box making paper.
  • Ribbon or thread.
Including FREE EXPRESS delivery within Australia.

Papers are NOT in full sheets, but will be enough for you to create ONE BOX according to the tutor's cutting dimensions & instruction.

Please note, in order to make this box, you will still need to have the rest of the tools listed on the supply list.
What you'll need
  • Box boards 2400ums or 3000ums
  • Sharp cutting blade and extra blades
  • Scalpel #3 handle and #11 blade
  • Sharp scissors
  • PVA glue
  • Decorative papers (Marbling paper, Chiyogami paper or Lokta paper)
  • Cheap brush for applying glue
  • Bone folder
  • Paper towel
  • Old magazine/newspaper
  • Pencil
  • Steel ruler (at least 30cm)
  • Cutting mat (minimum A3 size)
Suitable for

This Box and Live class is a great indoor activity idea for virtual team building activities at home. This is a fun indoor activity, suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 16 years old). An adult must be present whilst kid(s) engage with the box.

This would also be a lovely gift for her or gift for mum.

Your teacher
Cyrus Pang
Cyrus Pang
(Not Just A Card Pty Ltd)

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My name is Cyrus, I am a full-time calligrapher and the store owner of Not Just A Card, a calligraphy specialty shop in Melbourne. I have been teaching and selling calligraphy materials online since 2016 and recently opened a brick and mortar shop in April 2019 here in Melbourne. I graduated from RMIT University with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Design and later completed a master's degree in Visual Communication at Monash University. I can teach the following classes:

• Box Making
• Italic
• Gothic (Fraktur)
• Copperplate

Photos are available on my website or please contact me for more information.

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Andi Garing Sep 2020

13 ClassBento workshops attended • 9 reviews


Great Class! Cyrus took time to explain things well and had lots of great tips. I’m a beginner but by the end of the class I had a beautiful little box. Highly recommended.

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