Introduction: How to Build a Tank With a Cardboard Box

I am going to show you the steps of how I made my own tank out of a cardboard box, I made it for my little kitten, who can sit inside of it! 

Here's a video I made with this cardboard tank!! 


Step 1: Materials

Materials you will need:

- A big cardboard box ( depending on the size you want the tank to be)
- Scissors
- Glue

Optional:

- Epoxy glue
- Pocket knife

Step 2: Cut the Parts and Building It!

Depending on the size, you are going to have to cut it to the size you want!
Here are some of the pictures I have of the shapes I cut and the steps to make it!

I built the tank nozzle (sorry not sure what it's called) in a triangular shape.

Step 3: Finished Tank!

Here are the pictures of my finished tank for my kitten!

Please vote for it in the Toy Challenge 2 & Holiday Gift Challenge & Shop Bot Challenge!!! (if you want) :)
Thanks!

Comments

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Ena-LynC made it!(author)2017-02-02

I just made one for my sons project in school.

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monkey02 made it!(author)2015-05-30

I did this for my 1 year old cat ;D

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edwardwelsh55 made it!(author)2016-10-05

sweet

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Caitlin+is+the++most+awesomest made it!(author)2015-11-11

That is so cool

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caitlin+is+awesome+ made it!(author)2015-11-11

how do you make this

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edwardwelsh55 made it!(author)2016-10-05

the "tank nozzle" is actually called a tank gun

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river_boat made it!(author)2016-05-20

Well done! However, it would have been nice if you had provided more detailed instructions...

but it dose give me an idea for a design that i will make

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river_boat made it!(author)2016-05-20

Does*

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Caitlin+is+the++most+awesomest made it!(author)2015-11-11

*Great

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Caitlin+is+the++most+awesomest made it!(author)2015-11-11

*Great

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Caitlin+is+the++most+awesomest made it!(author)2015-11-11

This is atgre for my project on world war 1 tanks

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Musicman41 made it!(author)2012-10-21

I wonder how many people clicked this ibble just for the cute picture. I know I did!

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Eddward+AKA+Double+D made it!(author)2012-07-15

I sincerely hope that Kevin is not in possesion of this technology! Good gracious!

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Nightmare01 made it!(author)2012-04-09

Paint a kind of Tabby tiger print on it wth the kitten and make a copy of a King Tiger tank and it would all make sense [not to mention be very cute! ;)]

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frost360 made it!(author)2012-03-12

I want to make one but it looks complicated

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RSV26 made it!(author)2012-01-24

ur kitten looks like '' why am i doing this?'' soowe cute

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monsterlego made it!(author)2011-12-27

EH KITTEH!!!

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TriacNT made it!(author)2012-01-14

Who needs 'badonk-a-donk' when you've got 'kitank-a-tank'?
Great job!

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monsterlego made it!(author)2012-01-14

:)

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winterwindarts made it!(author)2012-01-03

SOOOOO getting a vote just for that first picture.

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tacos77 made it!(author)2012-01-01

WAHWAHWAHZZO!

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tacos77 made it!(author)2012-01-01

Wazzo!

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tacos77 made it!(author)2012-01-01

cats are cute

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tacos77 made it!(author)2012-01-01

fried chicken isnt tasty!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! firetruck

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tacos77 made it!(author)2012-01-01

i like tacos

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Frosty+Dynamic made it!(author)2012-01-01

Tank officer meowington reporting for duty!

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chaitanya.vedak made it!(author)2011-12-31

The Shape of the Turret Doesnt Matter Dude.. Coz the Kitten is either gonna Fire Plasma Shots, or Hair-Balls.. Your Choice of Mass Destruction...

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TheOlMaestro made it!(author)2011-12-28

Had to caption this....

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TigrisLi made it!(author)2011-12-30

That's so cool!!

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Rumbo made it!(author)2011-12-30

That's my new wall paper (the first one) :D

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glangseth made it!(author)2011-12-29

Now, if we could use thumbs-up on things here, that would be really cool! I would definitely thumbs-up this one, as many times as possible!!!

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tacozcank1ll made it!(author)2011-12-30

I'm a guy and I don't want to sound weird but the Kitten+Tank is pretty adorable.

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aarrnnoo made it!(author)2011-12-30

this is just to awesome, it looks very easy to make after one try and looks very funny. Your instructable is also very good, who needs text if you have so many picture, you really bypassed the problem with allot of instructables for me, to much text and almost no photos, or some photos and no text, but not enough photos that show everything. This is just very fun and very cool, I really hope you win
good luck

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bobscat made it!(author)2011-12-29

The nozzle is the cannon barrel.

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T4NK made it!(author)2011-12-29

SNIPER KITTY IS GOING DOWN!!!! ALL HAIL THE TANK!!!

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whisperonthewind made it!(author)2011-12-29

I want one!

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Mr+Rancher made it!(author)2011-12-29

WAR KITTENS!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kJs9-7zfGs&feature=colike

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MatthewEnderle made it!(author)2011-12-29

Cool might have to make one... but it needs to house 15 pounds of fluff.

"I built the tank nozzle (sorry not sure what it's called) in a triangular shape."'
that would be the Turret...

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Zybeon made it!(author)2011-12-29

The turret is the section that spins. The "tank nozzle" is called main gun. Other names: cannon, barrel

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cogni made it!(author)2011-12-29

TANKS FOR CHEEZBURGERS!

IS FAIR TRADE!

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fga100 made it!(author)2011-12-29

So he will rule the world !

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hurlebaus made it!(author)2011-12-29

Christmas is gone - and again play things and war toys!
Shame on you!

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glangseth made it!(author)2011-12-29

Cat war!!! Now it just needs a little helmet. *smirk*

That is the cuuuutest!!!

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CatTrampoline made it!(author)2011-12-29

Using this instructable, I could have a whole army of cats in tanks! We have looked longingly at the commercial cardboard kitty tank, but $30 seemed awfully steep for a cardboard box.

Four paws up!

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CrLz made it!(author)2011-12-27

Awesome! Cheezburgers for all.

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glangseth made it!(author)2011-12-29

Absolutely!!!

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T+ika made it!(author)2011-12-28

SO CUTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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masynmachien made it!(author)2011-12-28
Wonderful!
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Very+Interesting made it!(author)2011-12-27

That's exactly what my evil cat needs!

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VinceJDJ made it!(author)2011-12-27

The cat was a nice touch. XD

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