Hello everyone i am UTKARSH
few days back i was looking for a compact chair which i can use for the guests coming on regular basis and in mean while i can keep it in a compact place, but i was unable to find such type of chair.
so i decided to make a cardboard chair which would be very less expensive and attractive.
1) Cardboard sheet from television box or refrigerator box
2) CARDBOARD CUTTER
3) VINYL SHEET TO COVER THE CARDBOARD
4) MEASURING TAPE
Step 1: Cutting the Sheets With the Measured Value on the Sheet
Take the cardboard sheet and cut it in a way that the curves inside the cardboard remains vertical for the portion on which we have to sit as it will act as a pillar to support the weight.
cut the cardboard with the paper cutter or cardboard cutter very lightly as it will give the cardboard a better finish and clearance.
the alternate or not continuous line shows the portion which has to be curved so that we have to put some pressure on the particular line so that the cardboard can be set on a particular angle according to our needs.
it is very important to press the ply in the cardboard on the given are as it will provide a better finish to the finished product.
for combining all parts of the chair we have made the locking parts which you can see in the diagram.( the U shape part)
Step 2: Covering the Chair With Vinyl
when we are done with the cutting part than the time comes to decorate it.
so i have used the white vinyl sheet to cover the whole chair and i have left the portion which will remain inside the chair.
when you are covering the chair with vinyl it means you are giving your chair a better finish, so keep in mind to do it really well.
i have spend around 3 hours to cover the chair really well and keeping in mind that the air bubble should not come.
Step 3: Arranging All the Parts
according to the drawing now we will assemble all the 4 parts on its place
i have used 3 inside base to give the chair extra support,
while assembling make the inner part stand able with the help of your friend on the part 2 and 3 so that the inner portion will get support,
than follow the steps according to the drawing and than you will end up with the finished product.
Step 4: FInal Picks
here is our final chair ready to take on load upto 120Kgs
have fun build your own cardboard chair and have fun.
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