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Despicable Me Minion

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This instructable will be teaching you how to make a despicable me minion which is made out of mostly cardboard and duct tape. Hope you enjoy!
 
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Step 1: The Materials

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Card board
Glue gun
Ruler
Scissors or exacto knife
4 Nerf bullets
Yellow duct tape
Black duct tape
Blue duct tape
The normal silver duct tape
Math Compass
Brown acrylic paint
White acrylic paint
Black acrylic paint
Paint brush 
Aluminum foil
A sharpie

Step 2: The Body

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Cut out a piece of cardboard with the length of 13 and 3/4 cm with a base of 4 and 1/2 cm. Then hot glue it together making a large tube as shown.

Step 3: The Head

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Now cut out a triangle with the base of 1 and 1/4 cm with the length of 2 and 1/2 cm. Now rub it against an edge of a table to give the triangle a curve... You can also use your hand. Make about nine or ten of these and hot glue them to the ends of the body as shown. When you get to the last piece, you might have some extra space which you can use by filling it with hot glue or use smaller pieces of cardboard. I used the hot glue.

Step 4: The Bottom

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For the bottom, do the exact same thing with the head except bend in the triangles a little bit more. now that that is done cut out holes in the bottom so the minion looses its point.

Step 5: The Arms And Legs Part 1

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For the arms and legs, we're going to use the nerf bullets and the tin foil. First take the end of the bullet off. then take some tin foil and wrap it into like a small stick where it barely can slide through the bullet that way it is strong enough to bend and stay bent in the bullet. Make two of those. Now take another bullet and cut it two inches long. Make two of those. You don't have to put tin foil in those.
nerfrocketeer11 months ago
Nooo! Four perfectly good Nerf darts!

Cool minion though.
Dillon McCrea (author)  nerfrocketeer11 months ago
hahaha thank you! I actually just used nerf bullets that my cat had torn up! I would never use new bullets!
Oh. (Relieved) Ok. *Now is mad at cat*
XD
Oh you... lol
poofrabbit11 months ago
Oh so fun! Well done on your steps! Voted for you, good luck!
Dillon McCrea (author)  poofrabbit11 months ago
Thank you very much!
Kiteman11 months ago
Minions rock!

Bottom!
Dillon McCrea (author)  Kiteman11 months ago
I completely agree
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