DIY Designing Cardboard FurnitureCheck out books and catalogues for inspiration. The first cupboard I planned to make was a Chinese style black and gold one. In this instructable the same methods are used for every type of object you plan to make. I will show step by step techniques of how I made a craft cupboard to store my knicks knacks. Check out my other instructables for details on how to make your own door hinges - tips and tricks for cardboard furniture: So now you've figured out you basic construction. Look for clean cardboard thrown away in electronic superstores. You will need to work out the measurements for thicknesses for each layer ON PAPER. 6-10cm is ideal space between each LAYER. Thicker ply of cardboard is definitely going to make aa stronger cupboard or chair or table. When cutting the shapes of the cardboard use a simple craft knife. Sharpen your knife often.
Nit Nightstand - Adrian CandelaNit Night Stand Year / 2012 The scenario is quite common: You move into a new apartment, which usually requires the familiar trip to IKEA (or a similar furnishing store). The final outcome is some new furniture and a large stack of corrugated cardboard. Utilizing the strengths of the corrugated cardboard, the design is comprised of only the necessary parts, which are either folded or slotted, so it is assembled without the need for any form of adhesives. Want to build your own?