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>Redrawn and scaled for 3 mm plywood. Worked out great.</p><p>DXF file available if anyone wants it.</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>
<p>marciaranae@hotmail.com :) I would love to try this for my husband </p>
Pleade can you send the DXF file my daughter is doing a paper mache deer for school. Thanks in advance :-)
Please and the email is beba_pr27@yahoo.com that would help if I send the email lol
<p>WOW</p><p>Please send it also to me esclapezdesign@gmail.com</p><p>Many thanks!</p>
<p>Yes please! Please email a template to <strong>everoblivious@gmail.com</strong> </p><p>That looks fantastic! </p>
<p>to: Claptrap</p><p>Could you please e-mail the DXF file to errorscream@gmail.com?</p><p>Thank You so much.</p>
<p>yes please tony @ fablablondon (dot) org</p><p>thank you</p>
Pretty please for the dxf file.thank you...jessa.l.jones@gmail.com
<p>can you please send me the DXF file to chikash1007(at)gmail.com? THANK YOU!</p>
<p>I will be grateful for file.</p><p>sgreige@gmail.com</p>
<p>Can you please send me the DXF file to gonzaul_muppet@hotmail.com Thank You!!!</p>
<p>Could you please email me the file!! eckern92@gmail.com :) thank you!!</p>
<p>Could you please e-mail the DXF file to krishnagadia@yahoo.co.in</p><p>Thank You so much.</p>
<p>email me the DXF gabe_gemberling@yahoo.com</p>
<p>can i also have the dxf file plz</p>
<p>Hi,</p><p>Is it possible that you can maybe send me the dxf file for 3mm plywood to <a href="mailto:maritsasteyn@hotmail.com" rel="nofollow">maritsasteyn@hotmail.com</a> ? </p><p>Kind Regards</p>
<p>Hi, Is there any way you could send the DXF file to thebirdsandtheteas@gmail.com please?</p><p>Thanks so much!</p>
<p>Can you please send be the DXF file at fermatrix@outlook.com . Thanks!</p>
Can you please send be the DXF file<br>jamesoliverbrookes@gmail.com
Hi! Want your DXF file please! Thanks !! bbchatton@gmail.com
<p>hi could you please send me the dxf drawing.Thanks</p><p><a href="mailto:travismurphy@y7mail.com" rel="nofollow">travismurphy@y7mail.com</a></p>
<p>Hi I would love a copy of your file. I have made the original but did not think to redraw for 3mm ply. greatly appreciative. sandra.bryant@stft.nhs.uk</p>

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