Shipping Project Do You Make Hand Crafted Pieces That You Need To Ship To Your Customers Do You Enter Your Work Into Woodworking Competitions
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Custom Container TOOLS Table SawScroll SawHandsaw (or even a sharp knife)Marking PenIf so, you know that shipping such pieces can be both risky and expensive, especially if the piece doesn't show up in the same condition in which it was sent out.
It's very easy to make your own custom, Styrofoam, shipping container out of rigid sheet Styrofoam insulation.Making your own custom containers not only saves you money and lowers shipping costs, but it also insures that your handcrafted piece arrives in its original condition.
You don't need any fancy equipment or tools to make your container, and the material is available from your local building supply store.There are a number of different types of Styrofoam available.For our purpose, the white pebbly type of Styrofoam is very messy and it's not as strong as the more dense pink or blue Styrofoam.
I use the pink or blue Styrofoam.It's used on exterior basement walls and has many different trade names.The insulation comes in 2' x 8' and 4' x 8' sheets and in 1" and 1 ½" thick sheets.Construction The first thing to do is to measure the piece that you will be shipping (photo 1) and add 4" to each measurement.