PICKUP BOX



Pickup Box

I am able to pick up many things with my Pickup Box. This carton really IS reusable.

I often drop things that I don't want to mutilate by picking up with my feet, so I use my Pickup Box. This idea occurred to me while I was living alone at the University of Illinois.

An ordinary cardboard box is stripped of its flaps and fitted with a "string handle". The box I use is approximately 2' by 1' by 1'. When I drop something, I turn the box onto its side, slide the fallen object into it with my foot, turn the box right-side-up, and grasp the string with my hand to pick the box up. I then set it on a table, turn the box back onto its side with my chin or Headfinger, and get the object out of the box with my Headfinger.






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