Dimenions for tea box compartments?

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Forum topic by CiscoKid posted 07-19-2010 05:41 PM 5243 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-19-2010 05:41 PM

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Hello. I wish to make a tea box for a Christmas gift, but am unsure how large to make the compartments. I’ve looked all over online and even did a search here. While I turned up many nice examples of tea boxes, there weren’t any details of dimensions. I would hate to make a box and for the tea bags not fit. I am a coffee drinker myself and know little about tea bags. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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#1 posted 07-19-2010 11:40 PM

You might invest in a box of tea bags the recipient drinks then you will have the measurement and can place the bags in the boxes too.

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#2 posted 07-20-2010 08:23 AM

Canadian Home Workshop (Nov ‘06) had plans for a tea gift box that showed the tea compartments being 2-3/4 square (inside dimensions).

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#3 posted 07-20-2010 09:23 AM

I have a tea bag here which measures 7×8 mm. This comes with sachet… Therefore, the inside part should be 7mm width and the height should be 5 mm (not lower) and total height including the cover should be not less than 8 mm. The depth is depending on you.

-- Bert

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#4 posted 07-20-2010 12:29 PM

Thank you. The above comments are what I was looking for. I have a tea drinker in the family and the plan is to make the box and buy several varieties of gourmet tea for in it for her to try. If I start now, it may be done for Christmas.

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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