How To Make Cool Functional Furniture With Cardboard!
You have an original book in your hands.
What will I find in this ebook?
You will find detailed explanations, techniques, a list of tools, practical advice and examples to create beautiful furniture made of cardboard.
What do you offer us?
I offer you the opportunity of getting to know the tips and tricks needed to make unique pieces of furniture. With only few steps you will be able to design and build them yourself. I will explain how to obtain a robust design, what types of cutting tools are available and the related costs. In addition, you will discover how you can make waterproof and washable cardboard furniture.
Is cardboard-made furniture resistant?
Depending on the technique you decide to use, you can obtain resistant structures with a unique design. You can place a big television on the furniture or can even be seated on it without altering its structure at all.
Do I need to buy tools or equipment?
This manual will explain how to build furniture without the need of sophisticated equipment. There is only one element that you cannot miss: your imagination!
Do I need much space to make this type of furniture?
Cardboard furniture can be designed, assembled and painted at home.
Is painting easy to remove?
In case you get dirty when painting, the water colors can be easily removed using a damp cloth.
How long does it take to create a piece of furniture?
The time depends on the complexity of the design and the time devoted to it. In case of a small structure, like a bedside table, the time can vary between one to three weeks.
Is cardboard furniture durable?
The cardboard furniture is very durable. Its strength will depend on the technique and materials used. This manual contains the techniques that allowed me to get the best results.
Making this type of furniture could harm my children anyhow?
Only during the cutting phase, careful attention should be given by not having any children nearby to avoid any risk of getting cut with the cutting tools. Apart from this, each step can be done in the company of your children. All the used processes and materials are not hazardous to children’s health.
WHAT MAKES THIS eBOOK UNIQUE?
The years I spent at the “Carnevale Aquesiano”, making paper mâché masks and structures, have allowed me to refine and improve the technical realization of cardboard furniture. Combining cardboard and paper-mâché, I have managed to get structures of high quality and strength, which are able to support significant weights. In this book you will find the most frequently asked questions I have been asked during my years of work. I invite you to take a look as you may find the answer to your questions!