I have always wanted a Cardboard Deer Head like the ones you see at trendy shops or at http://www.cardboardsafari.com/shop/product_cbs1002.php but couldn't justify spending money on something I know I can make myself.

In this Instructable I will show you how I made my Cardboard Deer Head. Its not perfect but I am happy with it. The total project took me about 10+ hours off and on. My best advice is too take breaks and don't get frustrated (cutting gets a little tedious).  If you had a laser cutter this would probably take you less than 30 minutes of actual work.

Cutting cardboard can be difficult. Please be careful to not cut yourself, always cut away from yourself!

Shall we get started?

Step 1: Supplies and Materials

The Best part about this Instructable? ITS FREE! That"s right free, that is of course if you have most of the supplies on hand.

Box Cutter
Hot glue gun
Tape (masking tape works well)

Optional (but recommended)

Cardboard (best if it is clean, not bent up, and doesn't have anything printed on it)
Template printed off (I attached a .zip file with the template scaled so you can print at any standard printer. Also a much larger .png file if you want to scale up or play with)
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<p>Great job! please send DXF-file if you had it, would appreciate! thanks a lot!</p>
<p>Redrawn and scaled for 3 mm plywood. Worked out great.</p><p>DXF file available if anyone wants it.</p>
<p>Hi Claptrap, your deer head looks great! Would love the dxf file if you don't mind to email me - kenelly164(at)yahoo.com</p><p>Many thanks!</p>
<p>is THE dxf file still availlable? </p>
<p>Hi! great Job! Looks Nice!</p><p>Can you please send the DXF file? i want to make in 6mm mdf... what do you think? </p>
<p>Can you pease send it to me?</p>
Great. Could you send me the DXF file?
<p>One of the best on the internet!</p><p>Can I kindly ask you for the dxf file please? redon.softa(at)gmail.com</p><p>Thank you a lot!!!!!</p>
<p>would you please send me the DXF file? it would be very much appreciated</p>
<p>Please send me the DXF file if you still have it. That would be amazing!</p>
<p>Hey, could you please send the DXF to me.<br>nitintoopran@gmail.com</p><p>Thank you!</p>
<p>Hello, could you send to my email the DXF, please.</p><p>mateus_temoteo@hotmail.com</p><p>Thank you!</p>
<p>Hey,I also like to have your DXF file please, could you send it to me?</p><p>ulysse.zehnle@me.com</p><p>Thanks!</p>
<p>Hi, I&acute;d love to have de DXF file, please! Can you mail it to me?</p><p>seraoliveros@hotmail.com</p><p>Tks a lot!</p>
<p>Hello,</p><p>do you still have the DXF file handy? </p><p>If you do, please send it to me </p><p>bettyching@gmail.com</p><p>Thanks in advance and most importantly, thank you for the inspiration :)</p><p>Betty</p>
<p>could you send it to mi pleas diegoe1992@hotmail.com thanks!</p>
<p>Nice. Could you email me this file at cynthiapruim@ gmail.com</p>
<p>Ciao, potresti mandarmi il file dxf.</p><p>andreaciccarelli78@libero.it</p>
<p>hi, I absolutely love this. do you still have the DXF file? If you do, please send it to me </p><p>penelopefrog@gmail.com</p><p>thanks in advance and most importantly, thank you for the inspiration :)</p>
I would like the DXF file if you still have it. <br><br>You can email me at kswanner14@gmail.com.<br><br>Thanks.
<p>hello can you please send me the DXF file?? Thank you!!! Sariescoba@hotmail.com </p>
<p>:-)</p><p>Can you send me the DXF file, please?</p><p>orlishraga@gmail.com</p>
<p>Can you send me the DXF file, please?</p><p>Orlishraga@gmail.com</p>
<p>Can you send me the DXF file, please?</p><p>tecknorio@hotmail.com</p>
<p>Hi this is awesome - can you email the files please to edcooper77@hotmail.co.uk?</p>
<p>Hi Claptrap !</p><p>Your dear looks great ! i was going to make the dxf myself from the zip file but if you already have one....</p><p>Would you mind sending it to me ? <br>Thank your very much :-)</p><p>morue23@hotmail.com</p>
Hello! Could you please send me the DXF file? lindacrea@live.nl
<p>look fabulous ! any chance you can send it to me too?! joranekoning@yahoo.fr</p><p>Thanks in advance</p>
<p>could u please email it to rodneylitchfield@gmail.com ........thanx, </p>
Yo lo quiero plisssss<br>manela925@hotmail.es
<p>Hi Claptrap!!! It looks amazing, could you send me the DXF file?</p><p>patricia_fuertes@yahoo.com</p><p>Thank you!!</p>
<p>All images look good on this site!!! I would appreciate a copy of the dxf you do not mind sharing. Looks good.</p><p>gary.hamilton (at) gmail.com</p>
Hi, OP isnt responding so I was wondering if you could send the DXF file to jmahon24(at)hotmail.com if you ever received it? Thank you.
<p>I want it, what should I do? this is my email daniel_reyes@me.com thank you very much</p>
<p>hi</p><p>I would really appreciate it if you could send me the file - you re-draw looks amazing!</p><p>afrisign(at)gmail.com</p>
Hi, could you please send the DXF file to jmahon24(at)hotmail.com? Thank you
<p>if available i would like the file also moreejacob@yahoo.com</p>
<p>hello friend, you send me the DXF file . <br>greetings from Mexico , email : pozos_10@yahoo.com.mx</p><p>fantastic :)</p>
<p>Hi there! Are you still offering the DFX file of your deer head after it has been so popular? If so, I'd love a copy of it. melo.smi@gmail.com Thanks a bunch in advance!!!!! -Melody</p>
Would also much appreciate a copy of your file. Thank you <br>28rian@gmail.com
<p>Do you still have the DXF file to send?</p><p>Please to naooor@gmail.com</p>
<p>do you have the DXF file still?</p>
<p>I would like to get the DFX File as well.</p><p>Many Thanks Joe</p><p>jbfrink@sbcglobal.net</p>
<p>Wow! thats awesome. I'm also very interessted in the DXF file, would be so nice if you send it to me --&gt; sant_one@web.de. Thanks </p>
<p>hey i was wondering if you still have the 3mm plywood files still and was wondering if you could send to me at theglassraven@gmail.com</p>
<p>Looks Great, would love the dxf's if still available?</p>
<p>Somewhat late to the party. If the dxf file is still available, I would like a copy.</p>
<p>I would like to receive your DXF file ! I will appreciate it, thank you! juankplaytek@gmail.com</p>
<p>I would like to receive a DXF file of this deer-head, thank you very much! sylvieanne8@gmail.com</p>
<p>do you mind sending me a copy of the DXF file? e97lewis@gmail.com</p>

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