Origami Secret Drawer Box Tutorial – Tetra Box

Learn how to make an origami secret drawer box using no cutting or glue, just paper. This origami drawer box has 4 inner boxes and is easy and fun to make!
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This tutorial will show you how to make a cool origami drawer box. This origami ‘Tetra Box’ uses no cutting or glue, just paper. This origami drawer box is easy to make. You can use as a gift box or keep your special items inside.

Thanks to everyone who helped my come up with a name for this box of drawers. There were so many to choose from. It’s official name is Origami Tetra Box, but I went with Origami Secret Drawer Box for YouTube as it needed a more descriptive name so that people can find it.

These modular origami drawers are super easy to make. You just need to make 4 sets of box drawers and two pieces for the top and bottom.

⚠️ By the way, there is one mistake in the video: at 5:58 – I said divide your paper by 7.5 etc.. yes that’s ok but don’t bother with this measurement, all you need to do is just fold up a bit. Depending on your paper’s thickness, just make it more or less.

Origami Secret Drawer Box

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Origami Secret Drawer Box Diagram

This origami diagram is in high quality PDF format.

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You will need:

▸ 10 sheets of square paper.
Paper used: 15 x 15 cm
Final model size: 7.5 x 7.5 x 4 cm
Of course you can use any sized paper you like, thick paper or thin card works very well.

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Tower Boxes

Take these drawers further by making a tower with more than one level.

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Advent boxes

An advent box – drawers in a frame. Or use for another purpose.


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