Introduction: Mini Pool Table Out of Cardboard

About: I am an art hobbyist that loves to try out new materials and techniques.

Making a mini pool Table out of Cardboard.

Step 1: Materials

The materials i used:

Various Cardboard


Crafting knife


All purpose glue

Polymer clay

Green felt


Step 2: Design

Here is a general template.

Step 3: Cut Out the Basic Shape

Cut out a rectangle of cardboard 18cm x 11cm

Then cut out the pockets for the table.

Step 4: Cut Out the Edges

Then using thicker cardboard cut pieces for the walls of the table.

Step 5: Glue the Felt On

Cut out a piece of felt slightly larger than the card. Using the all purpose glue stick the felt down and using your hands get into the cracks.

Step 6: Trim the Excess

Cut of the excess felt using scissors.

Step 7: Cut Out the Walls and Glue On

Cut out edge pieces 2x 18cm by 2xm

2x 11cm by 2cm

Then glue them on.

Step 8: Creating the Bottom

Cut out a piece of car 18cm by 11cm

Then cut out 2x 18cm by 2cm

2x 11cm by 2cm

Then glue the sides on for the box. Add some larger pieces so the top doesn't fall off.

Step 9: Paint and Add Details

Paint the edges in black paint. Add details to the pool table.

Step 10: Polymer Clay Balls

Make balls of similar size out of polymer clay and bake according to instructions.

Paint the white parts of the balls and then using a fine liner write on the numbers.

Step 11: Finished Pool Table

Here is what the finished project looked like.

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