Introduction: Recycled Cardboard Claw
This is instructions on how to make a recycled cardboard mechanical Claw
You will need cardboard A drinking straw, scissors, hot glue gun, string, a knife, a pencil.
Step 1: Base
Get/make a 6“ x 12“ piece of cardboard and mark the center.
Step 2: Bottom of the Arm
Get a 3“ x 3“ piece of cardboard and mark the center of it as well.
Step 3: Mounting
Shove A bamboo skewer through the center of each piece of cardboard, cut off the extra skewer on either side. Glue the skewer to the cardboard.
Step 4: Body 1
Cut out two 6“ x 2“ rectangles of cardboard.
Step 5: Body 2
Glue the two rectangles to the base of the arm.
Step 6: Body3
Cut out and then glue a small piece of cardboard between the two rectangle for strength.
Step 7: Body 4
Cut out two 6“ x 1“ rectangles of cardboard then skewer them to the top of the other two rectangles.
Step 8: Body 5
Cut out and glue a small piece of cardboard inside the two rectangles for strength.
Step 9: Body 6
Cut out two more 1“ x 6“ rectangles, skewer them to the other two rectangles, and once again cut out a small piece of cardboard and glue it between the two rectangles for strength.
Step 10: String Holders
Cut two small pieces of cardboard and bend them into an L shape, glue one to each strengthening piece of cardboard.
Step 11: Claw
Cut out 2/2“ x 4“ cardboard rectangles bend them into a clause shape as shown glue each to one side of the arm glue A strain each car glue a piece of straw to the strengthening sub support rectangle feed each string through the straw.
Step 12: Stringing
Follow the pictures and using a drinking straws and stream create the mechanism for controlling the arm.
Step 13: Good Job
If you follow the instructions correctly your arm should now be complete, strings to move the arm enjoy
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