NEW GUIDE: Trash Panda using Amazon box

Amazon recently started shipping boxes that include graphics which can be cut out and turned into masks. This project takes it a step further and repurposes the entire box to create an animatronic panda friend.

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1 Comment

  1. I have something more useful.
    Take two Amazon A3 sized boxes and open the bottom of one and stack it on top of the other.
    It is exactly the right height to use those plastic grocery and shopping bags, and you can put the “handles” around each short flap so I now have a simple, convenient, easy to remove a full bag wastebasket. It isn’t as cute, but the plastic bags are better for wet or greasy things than just a box.

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