Can I borrow that box? I need to do an Instructable?

Yes, #2 son has done an Instructable. He's only six, so be nice. (ahem) It's his first Instructable...

Step 1: What you need.

You need a big box, a big pen, a big pair of scissors, and the last of Daddy's duct tape.
Really cool! Great job!
For kids whose dreams are already dashed!
Nice one!<br><br>So did anyone suggest a tow-bridge yet? (is that what you call it in english?)<br>of course you cannot make a gate AND a bridge out of one side of the box. So it would be a replacement of the nice rounded gates you got there.<br>With some rope I used to make a door that goes down, becomes a bridge, and then you can pull it up again when you're inside.
It's a <em>draw bridge</em> in English (&quot;draw&quot; can also mean &quot;pull&quot;).<br><br>I'm afraid that the castle is long-gone, and #2 son is not so keen on cardboard box castles as he was four years ago.
You just brought back memories. When I was younger, I made a really cool foxhole out of a TV box. It had two little window flaps cut so that they opened from the inside by pulling a string. It was big enough for two people. We used it a lot in finger gun wars. Unfortunatly, it got recycled, or "destroyed by enemy bombs".
Yeah, when I was little we actually dug out our foxholes, and sometimes put trash can lids or cardboard on top to turn them into pillboxes, then use old plumbing parts (line-in only =P) to use as machine gun, rifles, rpgs, and even &quot;future-tech&quot; weapons. We would also use anything we could toss as grenades. Ah, good times...
Lol, "finger gun wars" (I don't even want to know.
great 'ible, #2! keep up the good work! just remember, if you make something that turns out to be highly explosive and deadly, post an ible so we can make one to! (just kidding(maybe))
awwwww... how sweet. nice job, #2 son!!
He says "thank you".
hmm takes right after you with that hat and the glass ya know AHEM[ KITEMANS VIKING HAT AND ODD GOGGLES ] EEHEHMEEHEHHM nice job i made one for my brother T_T congrats the kid for meh
Wat? (to Footer) Good job, #2 kid. I'm a #2 kid too (no pun intended).
Let me clarify that comment, "Hmm takes right after you with that hat and the glasses, you know AHEM (His fathers viking hat and goggles) COUGH COUGH. Excellent job, congratulate him for me. I made one for my brother."
Good for him jumping on the instructables bandwagon so early!
#2 son, your castle rocks! I'm gonna keep my eye out for a big cardboard box. My brothers (2 and 4) are gonna LOVE this. I swear it. You're such a cute little kid. Keep up the great work, tell Daddy to notify me if you make any other projects' umkay?
Holy crap this is so wierd.
What is weird?<br/><br/><sub>And why is my inbox full of your comments today?</sub><br/>
Nothing is weird. You just don't see instructables from people this young very often. Change is good. ANd This is a good instructable.
So much for the 13 yr. old rule, LOL. Just kidding.
I sure hope you're kidding... Great job, #2 Kiteson!!!!!!!!!!
kiteson #2- you probably make kitedaddy very proud.
They both do.
#2 get daddy to buy you a pellet gun and have war with #1 and his awesome French knitting thing!
Er, if he added a lid, wouldn't it just be a cardboard box again...? LOL
No, it would be a tank, you know, something Leonardo da Vinci like... you know except the wheels both move in the same direction... was I digging for the bottom of the barrel there?
but itd have a door. so he can stil take over poland!
Cool!<br/>It reminded me my cat's <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/karramarro/809958587/">apartment</a> :)<br/><br/>
whats the FU about??
Maybe it's the name of the cat?
Yes kite, that's what it is /sarcasm :D
Right. The complete name is fungus. He appeared on a street and he was sick .
ooh, it also could be something a little more harrasing than fungus :P
Did you see that episode of the simpsons where they did that?
You're welcome. :-)
Well done Kiteson #2! If i may make a suggestion: Different-coloured castles can be used in a castle war. The more colours, the more players!
This child is my hero. And no matter how old i am taking heavy books and putting them on the corner of blankets and stretching them is still an amazing fort.
if i were 7 years younger..... great instructable #2 son ! maybe you should ask your daddy to make some sort of cardboard cannon, or use your dad's Cracker Chucker® ;) alty
Hey, he got to have a medieval <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Launch-It%3a-The-Paper-Catapult./">catapult battle</a> with his brother in their bedrooms - what more do you want?<br/><br/>Actually, a cardboard cannon is quite a good idea...<br/>
i had this bet with a frined of mine, that i would sleep in a cardboard box for 5 days, i had 3 days so far :D
Our Beavers (little Cubs) do an annual sleep-over in cardboard boxes to raise awareness of homelessness.
*thumbs up* the doors are nice too. Does he take after Pop (the Duct Tape I mean)? <br/><br/>When I was that age, we used boxes too, but rarely were able to alter them in any way except in our imagination (anything that would cut cardboard was forbidden as a dangerous tool).<br/>
He loves <em>any</em> adhesive tape, but Duct Tape is <em>grown up</em> tape.<br/>
I see. Well that is especially true of the stuff we use at home (you could remove the hair off your arm with this stuff). It is great to get such an early start. My Dad used up a whole box of fuses trying to wire up 2 "3-way" switches. I didn't get much encouragement in this area while growing up. He is a very fortunate fellow indeed.
#2 Son: Great job on your first Instructable! It's waaaay better than a lot of the junk on here. Kiteman: With you as Daddy, your kids are going to be rocket scientists when they grow up. karramarro: If you happen to read this, cute cat! Yes, I am a high school sophomore who used the word "cute."
#1 son wants to be an engineer of some variety (he's 10), #2 son wants to do something that means you can wear wellingtons all day...
Over here a Wellington is something we eat ;-) <a rel="nofollow" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beef_Wellington">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beef_Wellington</a><br/><br/>Wait a minute, isn't that an English dish ? You all have more than one Wellington? ;-) <br/><br/>
Well, there's a whole family of them, but we generally think of the original Duke.
1- That's awesome. I didn't know what I wanted to be until I was 11 (an engineer, of course). Way to go #1!!! 2- What's a wellington, and I'm sure whatever it is, you can get there via engineering (go for engineering, #2!!) Sorry, I like to spread the doctrine. We need more Engineers in this world.

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