This is a bonus for my other instructable: Create faceted paper-objects
If you like it, please vote for me there while the papercraft competition still runs)

I had hoped that the deer would get some positive feedback. But what really happened totally blew my mind. More than 100.000 views and more than 1.000 likes. Thank you so much!!

That's why I wanted to share an other template with you: The Moose I was talking about in the comments. Some folks asked if they could build that too.

To make it a little more educating, here the tale of me failing to build it. Not because the design is flawed, but because I used builders foam in an attempt to make it more stable.
So enjoy my "How NOT to do it" and my attempt to save the work I had put into it.

The template is attached to the last step, for those of you that can't wait... ;)

Step 1: What I had...

I got pretty far with my moose. The antlers were done, the neck and head. I even had both of them glued together.

But the antlers were too heavy. The head would dent in under the weight. So I had the great idea to use builders foam to stabilize everything by filling the head (at least the sides) with foam.
<p>done it<br>looks great<br>but it's kindda difficult on the antlers assembly because of the unfolding<br>i'm looking forward for more models like this,,,:)</p>
<p>Whoohoo. You're the first to make one. Awesome!<br>Yes, the antlers are delicate, but they are, what makes the model so special. That's why I kept them more detailed.</p>
<p>i think it will be easier if it's been unfolded in order,,&amp; it's kinda tricky to close some parts (or it's just i printed printed this on A4)<br><br>i'm just not used to build one like this<br>&amp; i put a roll of thick paper inside the top of the head (inner side of the antlers to hold them straight) so they will not move around</p>
<p>Doing it in A4 does make it harder. The pieces are smaller than intended. And when I unfolded them I didn't know that I would be sharing the templates. The next one I'll do will me more &quot;userfriendly&quot;.</p>
<p>hi. cant found the template in pdf of this moose. can you help me? the links are broken. could you please send me by mail? pimente@ya.ru</p>
<p>Hello, </p><p>can anyone send me the PDF?<br>Would be a pleasure!<br>E-Mail: fsakul@web.de<br><br>Thank you!</p>
Pdf plis ??<br>Jefferson.c.m@hotmail.com
<p>Great! Please, send me pdf :)</p><p>petersondubua@gmail.com</p>
<p>Hey can someone tell me which pages of the pdf are for the antlers? I wanna do it with two colors.</p>
<p>Hi ! congrats for your nice tutorial, looks really great ;)<br>I would like do reproduce that thing :</p><p> <a href="http://poppinette.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/assembli-paper-dog.jpg" rel="nofollow">http://poppinette.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/a...</a><br><br>This project is a bit similar to your (less complex I think) and I made the 3D model corresponding to it. I share it at that link : </p><p><a href="https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/13164187/bear.obj" rel="nofollow">https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/13164187/bear....</a></p><p>Feel free to download and use it, but I would like to ask you if someone could help me to unfold it with Pepakura... I'm new to this soft, and I would like avoid so much folding etc... I'm pretty sure that we can make it out with a minimum au 3 different papercuts, and assemble it together. <br><br>If anyone of you are interested in that or as the answer to help me, please contact me at rv.marmillot@gmail.com<br><br>If it works, I will post some compete tutorial about it ;)<br><br>Thanks,<br><br>Herv&eacute; from France</p>
<p>the link is broken, please send me your file saraum@hotmail.com</p>
<p>could you please re upload it again? link is dead :(</p>
Not able to download the bear. can you please upload it again. Thanks. I can't wait to make it, it looks great
<p>This is great! Please, send me pdf :) vaeril.oronar@gmail.com</p>
<p>hi,</p><p>Ich habe schon deinen hirsch gemacht und er sieht wirklich sch&ouml;n aus. Jetzt wollte ich mich an den elch wagen, kann es aber leider nicht runterladen</p><p>Liebe gr&uuml;&szlig;e </p>
<p>Pleaaaaase send me the PDF to lukas_glatzel@hotmail.de :)</p>
<p>send me the pdf please. :) daek_noe_stretgraff@hotmail.com</p>
<p>Send me the pdf please. :) daek_noe_stretgraff@hotmail.com</p>
<p>send me the pdf please :) nicolecabreravilla@gmail.com thks. </p>
<p>Amazing post! I tried it out, if your interested take a look at my time lapse https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7Dan37wKlo</p>
<p>WOW, how long did it take you to build it? Looks a lot easier in a time-lapse than it is. :)</p>
<p>I pre cut, score and attach double sided tape so the actual construction doesnt take that long, max two hours. This is a picture of one i made with a vintage map of Canada. I am having some trouble keeping the antlers up though. At the moment i have it laying flat until I figure out a good way to reinforce.</p>
<p>He will never get lost. ;)</p>
Would non-expanding spray foam work or is that what you tried? I'm thinking of trying to make a life-size T-Rex head and I'm anticipating some weight issues... I'm debating on using it as a mould for pouring concrete into or possibly hardening with fibreglass resin.
<p>Send me the PDF please. zverikman@gmail.com</p><p>Thx.</p>
<p>Send me the PDF please. jenya-wow@mail.ru<br>Thx.</p>
<p>please send file to vitalij.trimailov@gmail.com</p>
<p>been looking for a moose for a long time, will try it. Thanks!!</p>
<p>where can I download the template?</p>
<p>Thanks for sharing this template krummrey!<br>However I did not managed to make it :((( I did it on A3 with 300 g paper but couldn't glued antles to the head properly. The model is very big and my antlers are too heavy... Tried to save it by putting stiff rolls of paper inside the head for support and adding tape in fragile points but it was not enough. The more I tried to fix it the more the model started to become more flabby and antlers unsticked. Maybe you have some hacks how to glue antlers to the head?</p><p>Anyway it was fun trying to make it :) I did the deer couple of weeks ago and it was much easier. Maybe I'll try to make the moose again on A4 some other time. Thanks!</p>
<p>I ran into the same stability issues as you did. Next time I'll have to think about some internal support structure.</p>
<p>Did it on A4, looks amazing. For the head I used 160g paper and for the antlers 90g 'metallic' paper. It is sometimes difficult do bond pieces together when working with A4 paper, but the final size is just perfect and there are no problems with weight of the antlers. Good Project!</p>
<p>Ola como fa&ccedil;o para consegui esse molde ?????/teria como voc&ecirc; mandar para mim pois n&atilde;o estou conseguindo....</p>
<p>Patricia, tudo bem? <br>Ali em cima, no tutorial, tem um link com o molde (&quot;<a href="https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/1133977/Deer-Head/Elch.pdf" rel="nofollow">Template on my dropbox</a>&quot;).</p><p>Bjs</p>
<p>Again, please ask in german or english.</p>
<p>I am a student and cant afford premium. could please someone upload it to dropbox or something? I could share a Rams head model (pdf and pepakura, unknown artist, got it by a friend)</p>
<p>Hi, I'm so excited to try this project! I do have one question though - how did you mount it on the wall? Did you attach a cardboard backing with a hanger?</p>
<p>Hi, I was wondering how you (or anybody else who made it) solved the problem of the antlers being too heavy for the head without the foam?</p>
<p>Hey :) First of all, I have to say that this is just amazing. I was just wondering in which order you should cut and unfold the pieces. </p>
<p>Hallo, ich w&uuml;rde gerne einen zweifarbigen Elch basteln, bin mir aber beim Ausdrucken nicht sicher, welche Teile (wie viele Seiten) zum Geweih geh&ouml;ren. Danke f&uuml;r die tolle Vorlage!</p>
<p>Genau lesen. Steht alles da. Hab's gerade nicht im Kopf. Aber es steht irgendwo...</p>
<p>hey Jan, deine Hase ist spitze!!! hast du auch vorlagen f&uuml;r v&ouml;gel, k&uuml;he oder f&uuml;chse? </p>
<p>Nein, aber eine Anleitung nach der eine andere Frau in Deutschland so was schon gemacht hat. ;)</p>
<p>Hello , I am grateful firstly for allowing people like me acquire the templates at no cost , since I saw a model of FOX remains highly impressed but the possibility of acquiring the templates was nil. <br> <br>I congratulate you on the great work you do , I acknowledge that you print a thought beyond what each of your deeds passion . again , thanks for sharing. <br> <br>want if not too much abuse, will create a paper craft of a charging bull . I 'm from the country and would be great to decorate with something majestic as it is. <br> <br>PS: I do not speak English , I use google translator to leave the message . I mention this in case something is not understood </p>
<p>Sorry, I don't have the time to do requests.But go ahead and try to dou it yourself. That's what the tutorial is for. ;)</p>
<p>hi. cant found the template in pdf of this moose. can you help me? the links are broken.</p>
<p>The link works for me. Try again.</p>
<p>can you send me a pdf on pimente@ya.ru pls? error 404 on links in comments(cant download pdf, coz i'm not a &quot;pro&quot; member)</p><p>help me?</p>
<p>My girlfriend and I made one with A4. Took us 10 hours, but are very happy with the result.</p><p>Tried glue on 1 edge but ran to the store for tape right after that. Great project!</p>

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