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cockeyed00
06-27-2003, 04:03 AM
Can anyone help about wrapping a box? I know there are some of you that do this for a living, and lovin it. Anything would help. Technique, material, do's/don'ts...
thanks

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mgaidica
06-27-2003, 03:18 PM
wrapping? as in shipping it?

ss3079
06-27-2003, 03:43 PM
Originally posted by mgaidica
wrapping? as in shipping it?

I think he means carpeting...

http://www.eatel.net/~amptech/elecdisc/carpetenclosure.htm

- Steve

TJD15HC
06-27-2003, 08:12 PM
carpet it like you would a present.

works the best.

mgaidica
06-27-2003, 09:23 PM
dependng on ur placement of the box and design, start where ur gonna see the actual carpet, i find this makes it come out the best, then the scrap work can be done in a place that you cant see.

ss3079
06-27-2003, 09:24 PM
Originally posted by mgaidica
dependng on ur placement of the box and design, start where ur gonna see the actual carpet, i find this makes it come out the best, then the scrap work can be done in a place that you cant see.
Yup...thats ideally what you should do. Seams should be on the bottom or back, but depending on the application, the top may also work.

- Steve

paikiah
06-27-2003, 09:40 PM
I tug till no end, once the carpet is securely fastened on one side with tackers. You might get a bit of creases or stretchmarks. Easily cured with a warm iron. If it's vinyl/leather, use a few pieces of paper between the iron and vinyl.

TJD15HC
06-29-2003, 06:42 PM
Never ever start or have a the end the carpet end on the edge of the box, make sure every single edge is covered, or else it will look like ****. Do it like you would rap a present and it will come on perfect.

vettelovr1124
07-03-2003, 04:07 PM
just do what i did...spray it with rhino-lining:D

ramos
07-03-2003, 04:31 PM
I would like to add when you do get to a seam. Overlap the carpet before you cut. And use a very sharp knife to cut both pieces of carpet at the same time. makes for almost invisible seams :)

BDIDDY
07-03-2003, 04:35 PM
Go to the local upholstery shop and get some glue. You have to have a gun but it really works good.