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document updated 17 days ago, on May 7, 2024

cardboard tubes

where to buy them

Locally available:

Online, there are many options, but the shipping fees are high:

how to cut tubes to length

  1. Create a round plug of wood that just fits inside. I would need a separate plug for each size I regularly use. These circular plugs don't have to be perfectly circular though, since cardboard tubes are somewhat flexible.
  2. On the outside of the tube, wrap with painter's tape to minimize tear-out.
  3. Cut with a utility knife.