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I've always had an interest in cardboard. When I was 7 I made a car out of it, but I thought that cardboard models were too simple. I decided to make something out of cardboard that was more complicated. I decided on a phone. And yes, it does work. It took the better part of a day to make, but wasn't very difficult to do so. I'm only 14 and have very few skills in wiring and technology, but was still able to to this easily.

Step 1: What you need

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You don't need very many things to make this project. You need:
1. Scotch tape
2. Pen (or sharp object)
3. Scissors
4. X-acto knife or other kind of blade
5. Fine point Sharpie
6. Magazine to protect your table when cutting cardboard
7. Old telephone you can completely destroy
8. CARDBOARD!
 
hey man this is the best im gonna use this phone so much u rock
twocvbloke6 years ago
Great job, makes me want to have a go, but I'll probably find something else to do... :D Now you have to make a cordless one... :D
Slackerstephen44 (author) 6 years ago
Yeah its really ugly, but it works, and thats all i care about. =] thanks for the comments i will work on making it look better! hahaha
agis686 years ago
Well is the ugliest phone i ever seen....well done :)
jtmax246 years ago
Wow, you did a great job? A lo-o-o-ong time ago when I was 16 I found a cardboard telephone kit. It was a basic phone with preforated cardboard that you cut out and put together. It had a basic on/off switch to hangup/answer. You phone reminds me of that phone I miss, until I got it wet. :'-( Please keep up the great instructables.
lemonie6 years ago
Well it doesn't look that pretty, but that's no obstacle to being a great build. I salute you. L