How to Make a Cardboard Boat?


To make a cardboard boat you will first collapse several cardboard boxes, and tape 4 spread-out same size boxes, ensuring they are one on top of the other. Cut 2 sides and the top out of the 4 cardboard similar size boxes, tuck flat pieces of cardboard in between the upright pieces of the corners, reinforce the corners of your boat, both out and inside, and then fold cardboard pieces over the edges of your boat sides, taping them. Add more folded cardboard again in the corners. Make sure the walls are sturdy and will hardly bow in.
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How to Make a Cardboard Boat
Making a cardboard boat is an interesting experiment in physics, particularly the concepts of displacement and water pressure. Your boat will float if it displaces enough water, and water pressure will help to keep the protective garbage-bag... More »
Difficulty: Moderately Easy
Making a boat out of cardboard is a fun and easy thing to do. Kids enjoy making these. To make one you will need some large cardboard boxes, duct tape, sharp scissors and garbage bags. See this site for complete instructions for making a cardboard boat.
It is easy and fun to build a cardboard boat. Take a bunch of cardboard boxes, break them down flat and tape them in a rectangular shape. Fold them from underneath and up to make the sides. Cover with thick plastic sheeting and tape securely. For more information look here:;
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