May 282021
Masu Box Lid - Tutorial

After the tutorial for making the masu box, here is the tutorial for the lid The lid is made from a square the same size as the base. In spite of that, it needs to be slightly larger than the base so that it fits well. And I like my lid to be of a lesser height, so that it is easy to open the box. So with a few changes to the masu box, [Continued..]

May 242021
Masu Box - Tutorial

When I had posted these masu boxes earlier, a friend of my mother’s, a very creative lady herself, had remarked on my Facebook page that these boxes very amazingly beautiful Well, that gave me quite a high! And got me busily working on the tutorial that I had promised in the post. On an aside – If you have followed my previous tutorials, I usually make them from Google’s Picasa’s collages. But lucky me, I [Continued..]

May 142021
Masu Box

If you are a regular reader of my blog, you would know that I love making boxes And the easiest boxes to make are masu boxes. Masu boxes are actually traditional Japanese wooden, square boxes that were used to measure rice. The origami masu box is made from a square paper and results in a square box. These make great gift boxes, if a lid is added to it. The lid can also be made [Continued..]