Instructables: exploring - play - cardboard Tue, 16 Sep 2014 02:46:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 Laser-cut a drum major's hat for Tremendress Tuesday (or just for fun)
Laser-cut a drum major's hat for Tremendress Tuesday (or just for fun) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ladycartoonist Here's a quick way to jazz up your drum major/field leader's outfit. I needed it to complete my costume for Tremendress Tuesday at Instructables. Ain't no-one going to out trememdress the field commander. Make the vector file (or steal this one) I very quickly whipped up this vector file, using ...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 11:17:07 PDT
standing cardboard shelf
standing cardboard shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Starboy001 to keep your toys and books, here it is you need scissorspaint(optional)broom or toothpickstape cutting folding fold it into required shape, don't worry if its too small, the second cardboard box will increase the size. fold the second one exactly the same way and tape it firmly on top a...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:42:09 PDT
Stereoscopic Viewer
Stereoscopic Viewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> 24Eng Most of the photographs in these instructions are animated.Stereoscopic (3D) viewers work by using lenses, mirrors, LCD shutters, or diffracted light to show each eye a different image. The images are combined by the brain to create the illusion of depth. The LEGO VR Visor uses lenses to isolate ima...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:28:50 PDT
Cardboard Television
Cardboard Television - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mo0k Simple way to make a very cute television toy from cardboard box.
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:03:50 PDT
cardboard guitar
cardboard guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> Starboy001 Rockstar You need: cardboardshoe box without coverpen(for drawing)scissors4-6 rubber bands(cut)tape. drawing draw the shape of the box on the cardboard. Around the box, draw the shape of your guitar.Find somewhere in the box and draw a circle.Cut all your parts out including the circle. str...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 03:53:10 PDT
Minecraft Cardboard Chest
Minecraft Cardboard Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> goodcop This is my first instructable, so feedback is appreciated. I bought these items for about $18 at Staples and Michaels. Materials The first step is to get materials. You will need: CardboardAcrylic Paints (black, white, a wood color like Honey Brown or Raw Sienna)X-acto Knife or other craft knifeM...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:45:13 PDT
Giant Cardboard LEGO Blocks
Giant Cardboard LEGO Blocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> ewilhelm For our daughter's 5th birthday, we held a LEGO-themed party. A highlight of the party was the huge pile of 75 giant LEGOs. The giant LEGOs were made by painting cardboard moving boxes in the classic primary LEGO colors. They kept a dozen five-year-olds (and plenty of excited parents) occupied for ...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:54:07 PDT
Create your own HyperQBS
Create your own HyperQBS - More DIY How To Projects]]> msraynsford I recently saw these HyperQBS on, given that they are currently out of stock and I've never been very good at waiting I decided to make my own. Check out the video (hidden in the above)From the description we know it's 12 identical pyramids that form a cube. We can see the outside line...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:21:06 PDT
Lego Batman Costume On The Fast & Cheap!
Lego Batman Costume On The Fast & Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> poofrabbit It is that time of year again when I spend summers away and get creative juices pumping at high speed. So, when it came time to decide what I would be I pondered and then it hit me. I love Lego's, I love batman, I loved the Lego movie....I shall be Lego Batman!!The down fall, I am the WORST at taki...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:45:01 PDT
Making a Cuboflexahedron
Making a Cuboflexahedron - More DIY How To Projects]]> elendiastarman I saw this incredible video on Facebook that inspired me to reverse-engineer it. Link. All you will need is a pair of scissors, tape, and stiff paper or thin cardboard. The cuboflexahedron I've made is made from the cardboard boxes that Ritz crackers come in, which is quite a common kind of thin car...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:33:25 PDT
Google Cardboard HMD for Tablet
Google Cardboard HMD for Tablet - More DIY How To Projects]]> computeruser28 I've been wanting to experience virtual reality (VR in short) since I was a kid. I dabbled in 3D modeling and animation and then some games as well because I was inspired by 3D games back in the day, but that was like around 2000 when PS1 and such had the best graphics around here. Anyway, nowadays ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:07:05 PDT
daft punk helmet
daft punk helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> mr.turbodorito i made this helmet out of cardboard sorry for no instructions
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 01:24:10 PDT
Star Wars Cardboard Light Sabers
Star Wars Cardboard Light Sabers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tinkercaptain Is the Force strong within you? Wield your own lightsaber made out of a simple paper towel roll. All of your Star Wars young Jedi will be ready to fight the Sith with this easy reuse project. Gather Your Materials To make your lightsaber, you will need the following materials:Paper towel cardboa...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 17:00:37 PDT
USPS Flatrate Cardboard Castle
USPS Flatrate Cardboard Castle - More DIY How To Projects]]> flowstyleliving I was influenced by this video of creating chairs out of postal boxes I'm part of a community organization called [freespace] that recently opened at the time and we need furniture so I ordered around 1000 flatrate boxes. hahahaWe had so many still left over after the "Postal Box Furniture Making a...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:33:13 PDT
Make a plane in a minute
Make a plane in a minute - More DIY How To Projects]]> matthewamesbury6 here is how to make a very light airplane. All you need is cardboard, scissors, pen and 1 minute Drawing the shapes Using a pen, draw the fuselage, wings and tale wing. You can make these almost any shape but make the wings symmetrical. You could even use a 25 Pence polystyrene glider to use as a...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:22:05 PDT
Cardboard pirate ship
Cardboard pirate ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> trentoa This is not so much an instruction but more of an inspiration , i looked around for ways to build a ship both wood and cardboard and in the end came up with this , it can certainly use some more decoration but my son was happy as anything with it anyways, and they all ate within the ship for lunch s...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:03:02 PDT
Cardboard Instructables Robot Helmet
Cardboard Instructables Robot Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> jkvnr I recently won a prize from Instructables. And so as a thank you and in celebration, I spent an afternoon, armed with a pair of scissors, some glue, some paint, and a paintbrush, building an Instructables robot helmet from spare cardboard boxes I found lying around the house. Designs I originally...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 19:57:50 PDT
Adventure Time Logo Sword
Adventure Time Logo Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> pie20102011 Even though it hasn't been on any Adventure time episode it is used in the logo. About 2 years ago I bought foam hoping to make this sword, but to foolish thinking and quick action I wasted all of my foam and it didn't even look good. I decided to own up to thy mis action by redoing this project ag...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:53:06 PDT
Hot Glue Candles
Hot Glue Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> joshuainthebox I have a huge attachment to dia de los muertos, the Mexican tradition otherwise known as the Day of the Dead. I think my love for it lies in the respect and the honor given to the dead. So, two years ago a friend of mine who is Mexican hosted a Day of the Dead party as his home and encouraged ever...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:55:40 PDT
How to make a Transformers: "Bumblebee" Costume
How to make a Transformers: "Bumblebee" Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> SpicyPandaCreations One of the most iconic figures in the Transformers is Bumblebee. My friend loves him as a character, so we decided to make her a costume for the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2)A special thanks to David Ngo for his his awesome picture. Check out his site below for amazing photographyhttp:...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 16:40:23 PDT
Photo Booth Castle for Highlands Kids
Photo Booth Castle for Highlands Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> madjellis We wanted a photo-booth for our Summer Blast (VBS) promotion day. Our theme is more or less medieval, so I thought a castle might be fun. This is how I made Castle Kids. Supplies 1. Extra large boxes from Home Depot. -At least ten (I bought them all. Extra is good) (~$1.90 ea. when...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 04:41:30 PDT
Paper towel roll model rocket
Paper towel roll model rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> jschap1 Who needs model rocket kits when you've got tubes from paper towel rolls? This is a simple model rocket design that can be built, start to finish, in one afternoon, and that's including the one trip to the hobby store to buy model rocket engines. If you have all the materials already, this rocket ca...
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Thu, 22 May 2014 17:08:50 PDT
Fingerboard Simple Fun Box
Fingerboard Simple Fun Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheNerdyKid4 Requires only Cardboard, scissors (or knife) , ruler and any kind of Tape. The Structure Crease your card like so in the picture. Then trace out your box. You can have it any length but make sure height wise, you have four creases in it. Cutting The Structure Self explanatory... Cut it out wit...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 04:00:44 PDT
Laser Cut Cardboard Crossbow
Laser Cut Cardboard Crossbow - More DIY How To Projects]]> bbaca2 Here's my fully functional Cardboard Crossbow I made using Techshop's Laser Cutter! Sketch I started with a concept sketch of the parts and overall look of the design. I then did a refined line drawing from the concept sketch. Import I then imported the sketch into Illustrator to use as a t...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:57:30 PDT
Laser Cut Cardboard Sword
Laser Cut Cardboard Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> bbaca2 Time for some Cardboard Sword action using the Laser Cutter at Techshop! Sketch First I started with a super detailed scribbly sketch of a cool looking sword that I'm going to use as a Template. Import I imported the sketch into Illustrator and created a vector version for the Laser Cutter....
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:28:02 PDT
Magnetic companion cube and button lamp V.2 (more details)
Magnetic companion cube and button lamp V.2 (more details) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Quang Vinh This is a remake of my old one (, now I made a more details instructable. If you like this idea, please vote for me for papercraft contest in the old one and other project if possible. I will be very appreciate if you vote for me (I wan...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 06:19:25 PDT
Companion cube lamp that lights up when you put on the button Quang Vinh I'm very sorry, I planned to create a step to step instructable, but since the game contest end, the paper contest is closing so I have to make a quick entry. Basically, It's a companion cube that light up when you put it on the button. The main power source is a small LED light that connect to a se...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 09:40:46 PDT
Make A Cardboard Glock With Working Parts
Make A Cardboard Glock With Working Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> gunnyboy The Glock pistol is one of the most iconic, and praised weapons in history. Famous for its internal-striker system and polymer frame, the Glock pistol is not only an amazing weapon, but an impressive piece of engineering. This weapon is also one of the most popular weapons to use "on screen," adopte...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:09:44 PDT
L96A1 Sniper Rifle Tutorial (Cardboard) Triggerhappy101 Just another Gun that I've made, I think by far the best one so far :P I have also checked for more tutorials on other websites, mine would be the best IMO (NOTE: If you need a more detailed tutorial, just ask.) (NOTE: I got a bit carried away, and forgot to take photos most of the time :3 ) (NOTE ...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:51:52 PST
Custom Tommy Gun (Cardboard) Triggerhappy101 (In progress) So far: Hi guys, I got a lot of requests for a gun tutorial, so here it is. You will need: Cardboard (Duh) Scissor Sharp utensil Something to draw with And a plan
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:08:33 PST
10 Easy Steps To A Cardboard Helmet
10 Easy Steps To A Cardboard Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> bartobyn Being the first Instructable I've attempted, I wanted it to adhere to build principals I've always held in high priority: *recycled/repurposed materials*time, budget, and clean-up friendly*big happy return for the effort investedSo, using cardboard and a few basic repair items found about the house,...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:43:39 PST
NEW CARDBOARD Project: 2006 Cyberleader armour. skyfly23 so i'm starting on my newest project to build a Cyberleader from Cardboard. Since my Spartan came out well, i took a gamble and decided that the next step up is a Cyberman. i have no photos at this time but there will be many popping up along the way. the first thing i've done is buy a Voice changer...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 04:53:46 PST
Elephant Elastic Launcher
Elephant Elastic Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> ecsaul23 We are the Instructables Club at a local after school program. We browse Instructables, choose cool projects and make them. This is our first Instructable. We wanted to make a rubber band gun but weapons are not allowed in our program so we brainstormed ideas for the look. We needed it to look like...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 16:53:56 PST
Cardboard M1 Abrams Tank on Chevy Pickup! With Plow! (photos only) _-MacGyver-_ It's been a while since I've posted any of my projects on here.   Gosh, 2013 is almost at a close. Just thought I'd share this with you all!  Last year (2012)I created a cardboard tank and mounted it on the back of my boss's Chevy pickup.  Of course, due to our climate and the weather, it is only ...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:50:03 PST
Cardboard Claw Machine
Cardboard Claw Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> eva_maree_dixon Hey guys here is my first instructable ENJOY!! Materials Firstly this is practically a instructable only it was built many months before I got this app ( this is my first instructable! So please comment if you would like more instructables on the games I have in my cardboard arcade) YOU WILL NEED...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 00:39:00 PST
Cardboard Halo Helmet
Cardboard Halo Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> War pig This is my cardboard halo helmet....i know people prefer pepakura, but for some people that isn't a luxury other I decided to make one out of cardboard....srry for the lack of instructions, I didn't think to make this and instructable until it was to late.....please comment... Frame By...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 17:02:47 PST
M79 Break/Lock Barrel Grenade Launcher.
M79 Break/Lock Barrel Grenade Launcher. - More DIY How To Projects]]> u971 This is a heavily improvised version made from materials i had at hand and left over so nothing to fancy involved.  My version will work and fire small balls of tape etc from a smaller shotgun style carriage inside the ammo barrel,using extreme small amounts of low power propellant,might even try li...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 10:05:33 PST
Roman Helm
Roman Helm - More DIY How To Projects]]> jackmaster Materials Duct tape a parry knife and scissors Now cut out a flat piece of card board that fits all the way around your head and bend it Now rap it in a circle around your head Duct tape this together and cut out a eye hole Cut out some cardboard like before and bend Now ad...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 08:55:30 PST
Makedo Thanksgiving Turkey
Makedo Thanksgiving Turkey - More DIY How To Projects]]> makedo-able Our dear friends in the USA and Canada are celebrating a very special holiday at the moment. Their families come together and indulge on a big feast where the centrepiece of the table is the Thanksgiving turkey. Another Thanksgiving tradition is to tell your friends and family what you are thankful...
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 22:25:40 PST
Giant Cardboard Minion Costume tblood3846 This year for Halloween I decided to make a Despicable Me Minion costume out of mostly cardboard, duct tape, and PVC pipe. It turned out amazing! I had high hopes that it would turn out but it far surpassed my expectations. I am 6'10'' and I wanted my eyes to be right above the goggles so through th...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 09:33:03 PST
District 9 Arc Gun Prop
District 9 Arc Gun Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> AmpOwl This is a prop of the Arc Gun from the movie District 9. Personally, it's one of my favorite science fiction weapons. I might try the other District 9 weapons in the future. If you have recommendations for other props to build, please comment. Materials -Cardboard or MDF -Hot Glue and Epoxy -Pops...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 19:44:38 PST
My first knex gun Triggerhappy101 My first handgun. i finally remembered how i did it. now that i have it again i'm not really as impressed with it.. Pro's Has a good range for a first, still i would not recommend building it. Never jams Con's Hard pull back Not true trigger Non-removable mag Annoying reload Not the best range T...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 12:16:08 PST
Failed knex Max R. Pepenker, and the TGL V1.1 Internals with Holographic Dot Sight Triggerhappy101 Its a shame this gun failed im not the best at assault rifles but yea i gave it a shot and failed. i only took 2 photos And the TGL V1.1 pics are also put on  as requested
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 08:48:23 PST
Knex grenade that works with saftypin and is sucured by handle Triggerhappy101 Description is the photos
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 08:48:23 PST
Knex Micro Uzi Triggerhappy101 I have been working on this gun for quite a while and now it is perfect! I have also made another handgun that doesn't even have a removable mag,that gun has an even harder pull back and doesn't shoot as far,What the?... ...Back to the Uzi, Pro's Nice mag with very nice mag lock Great range for a ...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 08:48:22 PST
Cheap Dinosaur Skeleton Costume
Cheap Dinosaur Skeleton Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> whitneydkeen Inspired by another Instructable, i was pretty sure i could do something similar but more in my price range. There was a pretty steep learning curve but i think it turned out great.Materials needed:toy dinosaur skeleton modelprojector (I made mine and i'll show you how i did it)cardboardfoam boarddu...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 16:12:46 PST
Rock'em Sock'em Robot Costumes
Rock'em Sock'em Robot Costumes - More DIY How To Projects]]> EyeHeartInk     Hello Instructoids. I am happy to finally share a costume build  that I completed in 2012. I used as many recycled materials that I could and I spent about $150 total, mostly on duct tape, batteries, and hot glue. I don't have an engineering degree, nor am I great at math, geometry, etc.  A lot ...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 12:49:30 PST
Cardboard Rifle Prop
Cardboard Rifle Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> ithinkis Hey everyone, sorry for the half finished instructable. School has been keeping me pretty busy, and I'm hoping to finish this up and post it at a later date. This really is intended to be an idea starter more than it is intended to be a specific step by step instructable. I hope you all enjoy, and g...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 19:01:08 PST
What if Iron Man Needed Sponsors: The Iron Can
What if Iron Man Needed Sponsors: The Iron Can - More DIY How To Projects]]> DredCapnMal While watching Iron Man 2 with my wife a few months back. I started thinking how cool it would be to have the Iron Man armor for myself.  I mentally slapped myself back to reality not by realizing the suit is scientifically impossible but by thinking “I’m not a Billionaire so it will never happen”. ...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 08:03:22 PDT
Knex Grenade with Safty Pin Triggerhappy101 This Grenade works AWESOMELY( The safety pin keeps the grenade together before the KABOOM! Photos: The grenade The only damage throwing it with the safety pin in place would do :D The safety pin taken out, now you just throw it.
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 00:38:42 PDT