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Cardboard Chairs Answered

Check out these finalists in a cardboard chair competition. Only corrugated cardboard (preferably reused) and glue could be used as materials. The entry below is particularly cool as it only uses one shape for all the cutouts and it can be flipped for a different angle.

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the armrest alone is 5 layers

That is a really cool looking chair!

nice and somewhat simple, how many pices are there and how strong is it

Pretty wicked, but I think building functional boats out of cardboard is more impressive personally....

I watched a discovery channel show on that once! It's amazing what people do for that competition.

It's amazing what I'm doing for that competition :D

*checks your profile* Wow! I didn't know you participated in those types of things! How fun! What are you doing now?

I'm feeling the need to make a cardboard chair.

i would make that if i had a cnc cardboard cutter to make the z shapes.

...Because...that looks comfortable... Well neat none the less. I love how it's just many cuts of the same Z shape glued at different angles! That doesn't look that hard, but probably was. Are the possibilities really endless?

looks hard. i'd try, but i'd probably give up half way thru. very cool, though!

cardboard owns

Great design work. Looks like you had quite a bit of repetitious cutting and gluing but it proves out beautifully. great job, well done

That is very cool !