Halloween Tank

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This is a Halloween Tank to honor our armed forces. Its a full on Tank made out of cardboard, lumber, tape, glue, spray paint, and 20 some hours of time.


Step 1: Frame

Create a frame for the tank. See picture for details.

Step 2: Cardboard & Glue

Now cut out cardboard pieces to fit fit around the frame, and start gluing the cut out to the frame. Use painter's tape to hold cardboard temporary.

Step 3: Finish Cardboard Step

Here is what it will look like after cardboard is all glued.

Step 4: Build Tire Treads and Mount

Build tire treads from box cutouts and mount on front and back.

Step 5: Texture Before Paint

Give it some texture spray all around before starting with paint.

Step 6: Paint & Finish

Tank is ready for spray paint, pick your colors and paint it. 

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    vanessa.avery.54

    4 years ago on Step 2

    it would be a much better instructable if it had a list of items you will need

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    Rageover

    4 years ago on Introduction

    I actually had a simillar idea, but I have never made it real :-)

    You're awesome man!

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    federaljack

    5 years ago on Introduction

    that is so cool u should put a potato gun in it then you could shoot stuff with it

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    jessyratfink

    6 years ago on Introduction

    You are definitely going to get all the candy rolling around in this. :D

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    poofrabbit

    6 years ago on Introduction

    This is AWESOME! I would love to see this over the top of a golf cart!