How to Make a Card Board Chest




Here is how to make a card board chest.

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Step 1: What You Need.

You will need:

1. Right angle ruler.

2. Hot glue gun.

3. A big sheet of card board.

4. Some thing to draw with.

Step 2: The Design

Draw out 18" squares and the 1" flaps.

Step 3: Cut It Out

After you have drawn your lines and measured go ahead and cut it out.

Step 4: Gluing

After you have it all cut out fold it up and glue it together with the hot glue gun.

Step 5: Step 5

Cut out a 1 1/2" by 3" Don't Glue it on the front yet.

Step 6: Cutting the Lid Line

After the glue has dried cut the lid line with an X-acto knife

After you have cut the line glue on the 1 1/2" by 3" card board piece

Step 7: Painting

When every thing is dry. Spray paint with a tan paint that is as close to the chest color as you can.

I did TWO coats.

Step 8: Painting

When the spray paint is dry you can go ahead and paint the edges with a brown paint I used light brown and black to get the color that I liked.

Step 9: Painting

Then take a white silver color and paint the latch. I went over a little and then went back over with a little tan.

Step 10: Drying

Just let it dry for about an Hour

Step 11: YOUR DONE!!

Hope you enjoy you new Minecraft chest.

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4 Discussions


1 year ago

Glad you like it.


1 year ago

That's a good way to make a Minecraft chest from materials on hand :)