I’m sure making things for your home by hand is always enjoyable. For example, you must have a desk at home. So, do you know how to make a cardboard desk organizer?
If you said no, then this post is for you. This post will teach you how to construct a desk organizer for your desk. With its various compartments and two drawers, this organizer will be a great space saver for organizing your stationery, equipment, mobile phones, keys, purse, and other items. It’s really simple to build, and you can be confident that everything will be well-organized and attractive on your desk.
Making a desk organizer is easy. You just have to collect these below-written materials to make your desk organizer at home.
- Craft Knife
- Wrapping paper
- Cardstock paper
Steps To Make A Desk Organizer With Cardboard
Step 1: Consider the size of your organizer, then make templates on cardboard and cut them out. The organizer measures approximately 30 cm in length, 20 cm in breadth, and 20 cm in height. The front piece is approximately 12.5 cm wide, while the back section is around 7.5 cm wide.
Cut the pieces
Step 2: Assemble the pieces to verify if they are compatible. Make any necessary changes.
Check if it fits
Step 3: Assemble the side parts, taking care to ensure that each piece fits precisely.
Join the sides
Step 4: Disassemble the organizer and wrap each piece in paper or cloth before gluing it together.
Cover the cardboard
Step 5: Put the bundled pieces back together in the organizer and cover the seams with cardstock strips. Glue in place.
Step 6: It now appears as follows.
It should look like this
Step 7: Wrap the drawers in paper and place them in the organizer’s drawer slots.
Step 8: The cardboard organizer has been completed. Doesn’t it look nice?
Your desk organizer is ready
Step 9: Fill the organizer with your accessories, stationery, and other belongings. Enjoy!
Place your items
While making your desk organizer keep the below-written things in mind:
- Measure correctly and then cut out the pieces, or you won’t be able to join it nicely.
- Apply glue neatly, or it will break.
- Place it somewhere on your desk. Don’t move it much.
Now that you are aware of the steps, it’s your chance to give it a try. Collect all the material and make your own desk organizer. I’m sure this post will teach you how to make desk organizers with cardboard.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer and a content creator. He has special interest in science experiments and teaches the same to school and college students. He is also a technical lead at RUDE LABS PVT. LTD.