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Did you get a new computer for Christmas? What will you do with the box? This instructible shows how to turn a cardboard box into a box-y reindeer!
Draw the legs on the flaps of the box. Flaps that are designated as the "sides" of the reindeer will show a more curved leg shape for the "hind" legs...
The front and back of the reindeer have the same straight-leg profile, while the left and right sides have the recurved hind legs.
Use a sharp knife to cut the flaps. BE CAREFUL! It is easy to "overshoot" your cut and have your knife turn on you. Also, the double-thickness ca...
Use one of the waste pieces of cardboard to cut out a head. Do full-cuts through parts of the drawn lines, but only cut the top layer of the cardboar...
The flaps that remain attached to the head are connected to the body by two slots that you will cut.
Use some more of the waste cardboard to make the antlers. Take a look at some reindeer (or pictures of them) to see what the antlers are SUPPOSED to ...
Cut two slots into the top of the reindeer near the head. The antlers attach here.
Isn't it cute? Give your reindeer a name. Draw some eyes. With a little extra work, you can make a more 3-dimensional head, cut out nostrils and ey...
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Posted:Dec 20, 2007
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