Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Magic The Gathering Card Box

My oldest son recently discovered "Magic The Gathering".   I really liked my D&D dice box, and thought perhaps I could make a card box for MGT decks, based on the D&D dice box.

Here is the outcome:

Once you open the box, there is room for a 60 card deck (with a few extra cards).  Unfortunately, the price label of the MDF was on the reverse side when I cut this, you can see it in the living hinge.  It's not too bad, since this is just a prototype, and I will eventually cut it with nicer wood.


You can remove the left hand side to easily slide the cards out of the box.



There is also a small hidden compartment at the bottom of the box.


If you open up that compartment, there is room for a 15-25 card "side deck".   MTG players can substitute cards from the side-deck into their main deck between rounds.



3 comments:

  1. Hi Ben, I've come across your work via glowforge community site and been entranced with your designs and builds in your blogs. In the box above I love how the wood is able to bend to form the curves. What are the details of the cut/scoring you used and material exactly?

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  2. With the GF, I now use the default settings for Draftboard for MDF. They seem to work pretty well.

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  3. My question is, are you selling the pattern or do you have it available for free? I am trying to find a nice card box for my grand to make for her dad with me at the lab. If not this one, can you suggest a good place to find something suitable? I am new to the laser cutter so I am looking for patterns at this point. I figure eventually I'll make my own, but for the time being I am happy to use other people patterns if allowed.

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