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Transforming cardboard car or truck Answered

I'm looking for instructions on how to make a cardboard transforming car or truck for my grandson. Similar to the pic attached.


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Jack A Lopez
Jack A Lopez

1 year ago

There seem to be a lot of people doing this.

The closest thing I have found to a tutorial, so far, is Erik Knear's post to coolest-homemade-costumes--dot-com, here:


and a YT video by the same author, here:

The nice thing about these videos, is that watching them will help you visualize how that particular design transforms... even if none of these videos will not give you exact dimensions, for to build the thing out of cardboard.

If you do find that you need to puzzle that out yourself, I suggest building a smaller model, but scaled with the same proportions, out of paper board, or breakfast cereal boxes or similar, because that will also help you visualize how the pieces fit together.

Here is a search for more videos of, "make transformer box costume"