Make a Stackable Lunch Box from Recycled Cans

created at: 01/17/2011

According to, a tiffin box is for a “Tiffin,” a “lunch, or any light meal. It originated in British India, and is today found primarily in Indian English. The word originated when Indian custom superseded the British practice of an afternoon dinner, leading to a new word for the afternoon meal. 

The stacked design corresponds to exactly how I love to eat lunch: a little serving of lots of stuff, in order.Industrious Instructable-r calischs created a DIY tiffin box from a collection of old tuna cans and this cool jig for rolling the bottom:

created at: 01/17/2011

Tiffin Box from Tuna Cans

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