I still have a pile of old homework assignments from last year, so I thought about what I could do with all of that paper (besides throw it away). I also happen to need a nightstand, so I began thinking of ways to use paper. I used to dabble in origami as a kid, so what if I made a nightstand that looked like a large origami box?
There are a lot of origami box designs, so I had to find a design that both looked good and will be easy to incorporate into a nightstand. I found one that I think should work well. My plan is to make a wooden frame for the nightstand with panels on the top and sides. Then, I plan on making a very large square sheet using my old homework and fold it into an open box (should be a little tricky). The box should then slide over the frame upside down to form sort of a cover.
I played around with the box design to see how much paper I would need to get the final size that I want. Here’s what the box looks like made from a mass transfer assignment: