Instructables: exploring - living - paper - cardboard - featured Mon, 6 Jul 2015 00:45:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pencil Jar
Pencil Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> furqan.habib.18 When I joined a new office back in 2013. I was in need of a pencil jar, so I told to myself " Let's make one". Using grasshopper I was able to make a definition that helped me design + optimized + produce info for assembling. Here is the whole process in more detail (link). I have created few sampl...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 11:45:16 PST
Dahlia Paper Flower Wreath
Dahlia Paper Flower Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Decorate for Spring with vibrant paper!My friend and I got together to make Rolled Paper Wreaths for Spring--you can't plan too early, right?! They are so vibrant, they add the perfect POP to the front door!You could use Bold reds and Greens to make a Poinsettia for Winter too! Supplies! 56 piece...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:01:04 PST
Giant C Clamp Headphones
Giant C Clamp Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad Wait, wasn't this contest to make something into a handtool?Did you ever feel the need to crank up the volume to earsplitting levels and needed something to keep your head from exploding. Well, now there are these Giant C Clamp Headphones that get it together and do a fairly decent job of skull crus...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:24:10 PDT
Totoro Papier Machecrete Garden Statue
Totoro Papier Machecrete Garden Statue - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad I wanted to take a try at papercrete. Cement/Concrete with recycled paper pulp. There are a lot of examples of using it to fabricate bricks for building and for art. I guess I could have built a mini papercrete mixer but how about just jumping in and using cement mix as the glue for papier mache? I ...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:56:59 PDT
make and bind the ~perfect~ notebook from scratch
make and bind the ~perfect~ notebook from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> emtsevilla here we're gonna try to bind a notebook with stuff you already have at home. seriously, the most "special" materials you'll need are the canvas and some beeswax (and even that's optional)but before anything else, what the hell is my definition of the perfect notebook? for me, - the pages should open...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:38:57 PDT
Bonus: The papercraft moose
Bonus: The papercraft moose - More DIY How To Projects]]> krummrey This is a bonus for my other instructable: Create faceted paper-objects If you like it, please vote for me there while the papercraft competition still runs) I had hoped that the deer would get some positive feedback. But what really happened totally blew my mind. More than 100.000 views and mor...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 08:36:11 PDT
Create faceted papercraft-objects
Create faceted papercraft-objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> krummrey Faceted sculptures and objects are all the rage these days. And they are ideal to make from paper or cardstock. You don't need fancy 3D-programs or design skills. But it takes time and patience to make them. There's a lot of paper to be printed, cut and glued. If you want to skip the next st...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 09:18:43 PST
Paper Roll Snowflakes
Paper Roll Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 I made these snowflakes last year to decorate the walls of the entrance during Christmas time...they ended up staying attached to the wall during the whole year and they are still there! :D Everybody seems to like them whenever they visit and they can't believe how fast and simple they are to make! ...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 14:03:54 PST
Photo Frame with Hidden Compartment
Photo Frame with Hidden Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 In this Instructable I want to show you how to make a double use photo frame. It looks like a regular frame at the front, but contains a secret compartment in the back. It can be used to hide things or to simply organize little objects or memories that have to do with the front photo. I dedicate th...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 08:23:47 PST
Giant Cardboard LED lamp
Giant Cardboard LED lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> bluebean This lamp is designed using 'Autodesk 123D Make' available at you can also use the on-line app on their website. The Materials: - Cardboard sheets (the thicker the better - set the thickness in Autodesk) - Thick wooden dowel sticks - Large Empty detergent bottle. - Old ...
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 08:53:44 PDT
Out of the Box: Cardboard Photo Challenge SelkeyMoonbeam Out of the Box: Cardboard Photo Challenge     Thanks to everyone who entered! The winners are in (early!) Thanks again for your creative Instructables- I personally perused and appreciated each one, and value your contribution whether or not you received a prize. WINNERS ...
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:02:37 PDT
Life Size Paper Travis Touchdown
Life Size Paper Travis Touchdown - More DIY How To Projects]]> If you have the same little problems like me, you are right now* staring on an empty place in your room and wondering "Man, I am a huge fan of No More Heroes and I have got a free area of about 60 x 80 cm in my apart from that desperately overstuffed little chamber. What can I do?" Let me deliver yo...

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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 18:08:12 PDT
Project: Paper-Clone
Project: Paper-Clone - More DIY How To Projects]]> Welcome to the chamber of paper and glue, Frankenstein Junior. Ever considered to create life not only in a virtual world but also physically, so that you can have your Alter Ego right beside you? Create a clone and experience the joy of a buddy that is never mean and always loyal and patient, and, ...

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Wed, 14 Jul 2010 05:04:29 PDT
Make a 3D Layered Drawing
Make a 3D Layered Drawing - More DIY How To Projects]]> noapparentfunction Defy the box frame gods and create a drawing that is truly 3D. When finished, your 3D drawing will appear as a small window into a twisted world of your creation. Wow and amaze your friends! Dazzle your... your... OK I ran out of 1950s product gimmicks. You could give this to someone and hang it o...
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Sun, 28 Mar 2010 20:55:59 PDT
Valentine's Day Nutcracker (Nachomahma NuttyCracker)
Valentine's Day Nutcracker (Nachomahma NuttyCracker) - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad How come nutcrackers only come out during the winter holiday season?  Why not make one for Valentine's Day? This is the special Instructables member Nachomahma version. Like most nutcrackers, this one does exhibit the same range of motion but may need assistance when busting a nut. Could be a gumb...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2010 19:49:41 PST
Honeycomb Cardboard
Honeycomb Cardboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> vickyadrian First of all, I want to say sorry if my English is not good. It is because I’m not an American or English. And this is my first instructable. Okay, let’s we talk about my instructable. This is what I called Honey Comb Cardboard. It can be rack, ornament, or etc. Prepare the tools Cutter blad...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2010 11:25:13 PST
It's the Great Instructables Pumpkin Hand, Sunbanks
It's the Great Instructables Pumpkin Hand, Sunbanks - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad On Halloween night, the Great Instructables Pumpkin Hand rises from his pumpkin patch and flies through the air with his bag of digital patches to all the children.Each year, the Great Pumpkin rises out of the pumpkin patch that he thinks is the most sincere. He's gotta pick this one. He's got to. I...
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Wed, 14 Oct 2009 23:22:25 PDT
Gorilla Glue Cardboard Contest Winners Contest Robot Instructables and Gorilla Glue are happy to announce the winners of the Gorilla Glue Cardboard Contest! We were excited about all the cool stuff that would come in for a cardboard contest and we weren't disappointed. The huge variety of items that were made was astounding. There needs also a specia...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2009 20:59:28 PDT
Motorized Marble Roller Coaster
Motorized Marble Roller Coaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> seamster This is a roller coaster for marbles. It's made from lots of cardboard and hot glue, some stuff out of an old broken printer, and a few other odds and ends I had laying around. I played around with cardboard, tape, glue and marbles a lot as a kid, making tracks and ramps and such just for fun. I h...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2009 23:56:30 PDT
Foldable Cardboard Mini-Golf Course
Foldable Cardboard Mini-Golf Course - More DIY How To Projects]]> GianniMora Personally I love mini golf, I had been wanting to make a mini golf course for a while but didn#25;t have the space or know what to make it out of, metal was too expensive and I didn#25;'t have any tools to make it out of wood. But then I remembered the Gorilla glue contest. So I thought, I could ma...
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Sat, 22 Aug 2009 22:56:49 PDT
Stylish Cardboard Clothes Hangers
Stylish Cardboard Clothes Hangers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jayefuu Inspired by this article on, I decided to design some hangers that could be made by anyone and wouldn't need newspaper pulp, moulds or laser cutters.The hangers are designed to hold a necklace in the middle and have recesses at either end to hold dresses and tops. You could also add f...
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Sat, 22 Aug 2009 04:56:18 PDT
The Red Dragon Instructable
The Red Dragon Instructable - More DIY How To Projects]]> Creativeman Here, as a follow up to Make A Cardboard Dragon!, I have added this instructable to fill any voids left in aforementioned tutorial. Essentially all the same steps were followed, and have included pictures showing all steps. Gather Materials and Tools All the usual paper and cardboard working t...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2009 18:05:49 PDT
Cardboard Component Storage
Cardboard Component Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> =SMART= The other day I was playing around with some electronics, making circuits and such, but when i looked over at my electronics box which at the time was just a Tupperware tub i realized what a mess it was, wires all tangled and mixed up, i couldn't find anything in the box.So i was just about to go ou...

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Sat, 15 Aug 2009 05:59:00 PDT
Build a Frabjous
Build a Frabjous - More DIY How To Projects]]> Grymee A frabjous is a cool looking dodecahedron structure made out of 30 "S" shaped pieces. Designed by George Hart (, my cardboard frabjous was inspired by Use his Flickr to help get a sense of where the pieces go. Materials:Lots of ...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2009 13:02:53 PDT
“Do not disturb” sign
“Do not disturb” sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> slu6alka Do you want sometimes to be alone? And people stop knocking on the door? If the answer is #28;Yes!#29; here's something for you.... I'm going to show you how to make a sign for your door handle. Materials Here's what you need:1. Cardboard2. Ruler3. Pencil4. Scissors Making Use the ruler and th...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2009 14:42:58 PDT
Make a tiny craps table out of stuff around the office.
Make a tiny craps table out of stuff around the office. - More DIY How To Projects]]> aintMichael Sometimes I get bored at work, sometimes I like to go to the casino. Now I've brought the casino to work! Well a little tiny, tiny part of it. Make a tiny craps table out of office supplies (mostly). Materials cardboardglue stick (or is this a tool?)paperprintertapevelcrolittle dice (from the sta...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2009 14:26:11 PDT
Cardboard Wine Rack
Cardboard Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> ansanma Store up to 9 bottles in this amazing wine rack. Cheap and very easy to do.SAFETY ADVICE: This instructable uses sharp tools. Be careful using them. If you are not sure how to use, don't continue. NOT SUITABLE FOR KIDS. Tools and materials You will need:1 - Thick cardboard.2 - String.3 - Rule and...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2009 13:06:49 PDT
Cardboard Notebook
Cardboard Notebook - More DIY How To Projects]]> maxamerongen While commercially available notebooks have a nice polished feel to them, they are extremely expensive. If you use a large number of them, there is a considerable savings from making your own. If you professionally print the paper stock for them, they have the added benefit of customizable page layo...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2009 21:27:37 PDT
Make a fake book
Make a fake book - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sunbanks Fake books are awesome, am I right? Here's how to make one out of everyday objects. Hope you like it! What you need Most of these things you can find around the house, except maybe the strapping tape.So, you will need:A book sized box (I used a box a cell phone came in)Another, bigger, box (I use...
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Mon, 12 May 2008 15:42:10 PDT
Build A Cardboard Box
Build A Cardboard Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> aquadave Making a custom box can be used for a few good reasons that I have found, as well as- I'm sure it could be used for various other and different reasons. Maybe it is a holiday season and you are wrapping a gift that needs a box for shape or structure; or would benefit from a layer of protecting card...
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Sun, 30 Dec 2007 18:56:16 PST
Cardboard Armor
Cardboard Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> rachel I made this for protection during cardboard tube tournaments ( ). It protected me well; I took second place and I believe I would have won had the final match been allowed to progress to its natural end. Damn refs, grumble grumble. I used the following as a general referenc...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2007 00:12:50 PDT