I will show you how to make a cardboard tank.I made this really quick ,but the ones in the other pictures took longer.

Step 1: Materials

You will need:
a pencil
an eraser
tape (masking tape works best)
1 army guy (optional)
1 flattened empty cereal box

Step 2: Step 1

draw all the sides on cardboard.Use the pic to see what I draw on.

Step 3: Step3

draw the details on your tank with a pencil and color in the tank with markers.

Step 4: Step 4

cut out the tank and tape it together.
the little tabs in step 2 are the "track" tape them onto the bottom.

Step 5: Step 5

Now to make the turret.cut a cross shape out and tape all the sides together to make a cube. then glue a straw to the front to be the barell or you could roll together a piece of paper to make a tube and tape it.

Step 6: End

i have made better tanks before , here is a pic of a 1/35 scale german panther tank i made exept it is missing the track (i havnt added it yet)the camoflauge on the tank on the frst page is made of a gauze pad dipped in green food coloring glued to the side of the tank.the other pic has other army related cardboard thing i have made.
ANYONE WHO WANTS IT: I have made a net cut out of all the parts. If you want them, just ask and I will try to upload them.
<p>please up load it, it would help me with a project,</p>
<p>I would really like that thanks! Please upload</p>
i do!!!!!
net?.... what parts?...Im a bit confused but watever ....upload it i guess
You don't know what a net is? <a rel="nofollow" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Net_(polyhedron)">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Net_(polyhedron)</a><br/> Wow. What grade math are you taking? And the parts make sense if you know what a net is lol. <br/><br/>I was planning on posting an instructable on how to make 3d models on the computer. May take a while,. but you'll have to look at that ok?<br/>
lol 8th....i heavent learned about it yet but I already knew what a polyhedron was , just didnt know it was also called a net and I looked ahead in my book and its there. I clicked the link those things look cool
Those images aren't what I am making lol. I guess I shall start the 'ible tomorrow or whenever I am less lazy.
<p>budug bangsat!!!!</p>
omg i mad one for my history project and i got an A+ on i cause of this help thank you for this! I love cardboard tanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Very nice!
I saw that you were asking where to get the radio gear for <a href="http://www.remote-island.co.uk/Categories/buy_radio_controlled_tanks_uk.html">RC Tanks</a> PM me and I can help you with this. Ta!
nice idea but dud you need better designs. Are too simple...just google it on &quot;paper craft tank&quot; and see the images or check here:<a href="http://papercraftarts.blogspot.com/2007_12_01_archive.html" rel="nofollow">http://papercraftarts.blogspot.com/2007_12_01_archive.html</a><br> <br> <br>
how about a painted bottle cap for the turret? that might look more realistic...<br />
nice collection of tanks!<br />
I have the same army guy and great tuorial!
if you can find a motor for it that world be nice i have one but im rather have an remote controlled one
crdboard would be better, but i might use thick paper that fits in the printer, not sure what its called.
its called cardstock
i think what ur talking about is paperboard i made mine from cereal boxes
no, i don't think it' paper board...maybe.... i don't know... it's 8 1/2" by 11". btw, i made mine and i looks nice, but i might make paperr gear cylinders instead of it being flat, because it looks wierd.... not really wierd, but i think you get the point
mine looks great!
great job, as usual. If you spent a loooong time on it, I'm sure you could come up with a model that could be used in a video. Just put infront of greenscreen and there you go!
<em><strong>AMAZINGLY AWESOME INSTRUCTABLE!!!!</strong></em> nice instructable. I am going to try this with posterboard. Maybe ghillie it up and all that camo jazz. <em><strong>NICE</strong></em><br/><br/> -RA<br/>
lol cool i made some camo on mine with a gauze pad and i colored it with markers
Mine took me about 1 hour, though it is AWESOME!!!! I will post a pic soon!
sweet dude i realy like it
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ha ha ha I love this. made one myself, although all i had were brown and black pastels(turned out a perfect muddy type tank!). For those that don't know, to make a cardboard cube, make a cross like the one below. then, fold on the lines, into itself. tape together and voila! cube! :D
ok FINALY i made the tank now how do you make the cube??? more pics.....
well heres the nett design
i cant make the first part.... you need more deatail make the 1st part on ms paint so a cant print it
im making one !!!!
hey there, i made a similar thing last year based on a t34, however i wanted to simplify it and reduce down so it fitted on an a5 postcard size. Have just posted on deviant art:<br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/58637901/">http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/58637901/</a><br/><br/>keep it up <sup></sup><br/>
perfect, i'm gonna put a spudgun on an airplane and i needed something to shoot at...
thanks for the comments.
Using a ruler or something else with a straight edge would help. L
Just like they used in Normandy! Jokes aside, good instructable. You should probably explain how to make cardboard cubes. I know how to, but I'm not sure that others would.
these are sweet
I'm putting one of these on an RC car.
lol thats cool

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