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Create your own animal-appropriate sized cardboard car with these steps and soon your cat/dog/bunny/etc. will be able to back your car out of the driveway for you!

Materials/tools Needed:

-Cardboard boxes
-Adhesive (I used Gorilla Glue)
-Paint
-Pet
-Box Cutter
-Pencil
-Compass
-Ruler
-Scissors
 
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Step 1: Cardboard

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Flatten out any cardboard boxes and prep them for drawing your template.

Step 2: Draw your template

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Draw your desired car template. My inspiration was a convertible. Make sure to add tabs where the pieces will adhere together. My car body includes:

-hood
-windshield
-trunk
-under side
-left side
-right side
-wheels
-axel

Step 3: Get to cutting

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Cut your template out and fold in the tabs.

Step 4: Double check

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Position the pieces to make sure the car will line up properly.

Step 5: Make it stick

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Adhere the tabs to necessary parts. Let the cardboard body dry.

Step 6: Taking shape

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At this point the car body should be taking shape.

Step 7: Paint time

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Now we get to painting. I had lots of leftover paint from other projects, so went ahead with colors already in my stock.

Step 8: Accessorize

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Add wheels and accents. My car includes:

-painted on windshield wipers
-a license plate from "Catifornia"
-head lights
-tail lights

Step 9: Ready to roll!

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Add your pet and your project is ready to hit the road... or just keep it in the house for safety's sake.

The End!
MicioGatta6 days ago

Nice! My Enya would love it for at least 15 minutes. ;D

bricobart1 year ago
Welcome aboard, very nice work! Hope the glue dried completely out before kitty made her first ride ;-)
LOL I just love the expression on his face. You would so win a cat food contest with that pic. Contest located in here. http://canidaepetfood.blogspot.ca/
Technically it involves your pet cat/cats sitting in boxes but this one would take the cake.
gosphero1 year ago
There's nothing better than a kitteh who like things that roll. Roll out!
Love the car and the tie. How long before the windshield was nibbled?
Yes yes yes yes yes. This is fantastic! So cute.
surfer81 year ago
Nice work. Is your cat wearing a skull and crossbones tie for Halloween?
ConstructiveKristin (author)  surfer81 year ago
Indeed!
ChrysN1 year ago
OMG that is so cute, and he is wearing a tie too, love it!