Triang Spot-On Furniture Box

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I have been working for a while now on reproducing Triang Furniture Boxes. I have a few, but they are very faded, and torn, but there is enough to make a good reproduction.

My first effort was the Dining Room Chair Box. This box was in quite good condition, but as it was fixed along one side, I had to scan each side separately.

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I then joined the two halves, together using Photoshop.

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The box was then tidied up, checking the size of each edge would fit together when made up. Getting the lettering correct was quite difficult.

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Once I was happy with my box template, it was printed off on to photo paper, as this was the stiffest paper I had available. Then I cut around the outside with a sharp knife, turned it over and scored in the fold lines.

box7The box was then sealed along the side flap with double-sided tape, and then the end flaps tucked in. This is a very tight fit for the dining room chair, when I tested it in the old box it was also a light fit.

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I am very pleased with the lettering on the label, I am not sure what is under the label on the old box.

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Seeing the two boxes together, I can see that the pink area needs to be a bit darker, but other than that I am quite pleased. It is quite difficult when working using scanned pictures and Photoshop to get the colour correct.

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I have had a go at some other boxes too.

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