Introduction: How to Make a Cardboard Marble Labyrinth
I decided to make a marble labyrinth for something fun to play. This is a fun game that you can spend time with for hours, especially during quarantine.
- A knife
- A ruler
Step 1: Measuring and Cutting Out Your Cardboard.
First you cut out two pieces of cardboard that are 12'' by 14''. Then you need four pieces two inches wide, two of them fourteen and a quarter long and two of them twelve inches long. After that you cut out four more that are an inch and a half wide, two of them fourteen inches long a two of them twelve inches long. Finally you cut out several strips that are a quarter of an inch wide.
Step 2: Making Your Design
Next you draw out where you want your holes and walls on one of the twelve by fourteen inch cardboard. You can use my pattern or draw out your own. You just have to make sure you can get from the start to the finish.
Step 3: Cutting Out the Hole and Making the Walls
After you have your design made you cut out the holes. It helps if you knife is not to wide for this. Then you measure the lines you drew and cut them to length out of the quarter inch strips that you made before. Once you have those cut out you can glue them on top of the lines and wait for it to dry.
Step 4: Building Your Base
Now you get your second twelve by fourteen inch cardboard and glue the two inch wide strips around the outside of it. Next you glue the inch and a half wide strips around the inside of it. Then cut a hole in one of the corners for the marble to get out and set it out to dry.
Step 5: Put the Top With the Base
Once the top and bottom are dry you put the top in on top of the base and glue it there. For finale touches you can write where the start and finish are, get your marble and enjoy playing.
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