Newspaper casket box

To work you need to prepare: - newspapers or sheets of newsprint; - scissors; - PVA glue; - skewer or a thin needle.
 a casket from newspaper tubes
In order to make the tubes, the newspaper is cut into 4 equal parts on the wide side.
box of newspaper tubes
We put the skewer on the edge of the strip at an angle of about 30-40 degrees. The smaller the angle, the thinner and longer the tube will be.
box of newspaper tubes
Pressing the newspaper tightly to the skewer, we twist the tube. The remaining edge is smeared with white glue and glued. Skewer must be carefully pulled out. The tube is left to dry until completely dry. Such tubes should be made 150-200 pieces.
box of newspaper tubes
We begin to weave the bottom. To do this, two groups of tubes of six pieces each fold a cross - on - cross.Tubules can be fixed with glue.
 box of newspaper tubes
For weaving one tube bend in half. This duct is working. This tube alternately weave all the groups. box of newspaper tubes
Making two such circles. When the work tube ends, it is increased by a new tube. To do this, insert the tubes into each other. You do not need to use glue.
 a casket of newspaper tubes
Flying the next circle, each group of tubes divided into three parts (two tubes each) .
 box of newspaper tubes
We twist two circles. Subsequent circles do, braiding each tube separately. Weave a circle of the required diameter. casket of newspaper tubes box of newspaper tubes In order forTo finish the weaving of the bottom it is necessary to cut the ends of the tubes and glue them on the inside.  a casket of newspaper tubes To weave side walls into products put the form . It can be a box, pan or jar. Tubules that braided, bent and fixed to the form (you can use clothespins).  box of newspaper tubes Weaving is similar to weaving the bottom. The working tube is folded in half and braided by each braid of the base.
 a casket of newspaper tubes
casket from newspaper tubes In order to complete the weaving of the walls of the casket, we cut off the working ducts and glue them from the inside of the casket. The tubes that stick out of the walls are cut, glued and, fastened with clothespins, left to dry completely.
 box of newspaper tubes
Weaving a cover forCaskets carry out similarly. The diameter of the cover should be larger than the diameter of the box. The coloring of the box is carried out after it has completely dried. The paint can be any: acrylic, gouache, watercolor or spray. For coloring, mix the paint with the PVA glue in a ratio of 1: 1. The glue will additionally saturate the tubes, giving the product rigidity. When drying, it becomes colorless, without changing the tone of paint.
casket of newspaper tubes
Stain the inner side surface first; droplets of paint can leak onto the front side.
casket of newspaper tubes
We leave to dry for 15-20 minutes. The next stage is dyeing the bottom from the inside. After complete drying of the paint, the outside of the product is painted. The lid is painted in the same sequence: the inner side walls, the bottom from the inside and, lastly, the outer surface.  box of newspaper tubes After drying box can be opened with acrylic lacquer. This gives it shine and makes it more durable.

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