Awesome Picture of the Day: Box Construction

I work with a lot of awesome people. Of course I know that, but every now and then I even get a reminder. While tidying our packing space I found a piece of paper where one of our assistants has carefully constructed a custom box for one of our vacuum tubes. I couldn’t bring myself to just throw it away, I had to share it with all you packing nerds out there:

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5 thoughts on “Awesome Picture of the Day: Box Construction”

  1. Wonderful idea to share this drawing! No one outside of collections staff really knows how far we will go to prepare supports and packaging to keep our collections safe! I think o fit as one of the perks of the job to create custom supports!

    1. Yeah, like: okay, this is going to be dirty, dusty and you are mainly pushing a rock uphill. But: you can build as many custom boxes as you like. Deal?

  2. Very nice. Much tidier than my scrawly diagrams. What kinds of materials / adhesives / padding do y’all use for this kind of container?

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