# Cardboard crafts

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A prism is a polyhedron that is formed by two equal and parallel faces called bases and different side faces that are parallelograms. Depending on the base of the prism this will have more or less faces. Next I will show you how to make a hexagonal based prism with cardboard.

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Making lanterns is fun and easy. When we think about making something from scrap material, the first thing that comes to mind is making a lantern. Whether it is the German Saint Martin’s Day or the Halloween, DIY lanterns work wonders to light up your house and even the roads. If you are planning to have a...

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So, you moved into your lovely new house and have unpacked all the things. Now what’s left are all those empty brown cardboard boxes which have became a headache for you. At OneHowTo we propose a way to recycle all these boxes. You can give them a second life by using them as flower pots to decorate your...

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A pyramid is a polyhedron that has one base and different faces that are triangles. A pyramid may have as many faces as the polygon sides of the base. We show you how to make a pyramid with an octagonal base.

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A pyramid is a polyhedron that has one base and different faces that are triangles. A pyramid may have as many faces as the polygon sides of the base. Here we show you how to make a triangular pyramid out of cardboard.

Feel like doing some arts and crafts with recycled materials? It can be great fun to do, and it's also economical, as you'll be able to re-use a whole host of objects you've got lying around at home, which you'd just end up throw away otherwise. Toilet paper rolls are a good example of this type of material,...

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A prism is a polyhedron that is formed by two equal and parallel faces called bases and different side faces which are parallelograms. Depending on the base of the prism these will have different numbers of sides and will be given a different name. For example, 6 sided bases form hexagonal prisms. Rectangular...

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Lights, crackers and rangoli, that’s what makes Diwali the most fun and joyous festival of India. On the occasion of Diwali, people decorate their home with a variety of colours, rangolis and burn crackers which light up the sky in all possible hues. One of the most popular decoration items on the occasion...

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A cylinder is a geometric surface formed by the points at a fixed distance from a given straight line, forming what's called the axis of a cylinder. The solid surface of the two bases joined by the height that's formed by two perpendicular lines to the axis, is also called a cylinder. Below, we'll show you...

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A cone is a tridimensional geometric shape formed by rotating a right-angled triangle around one of its sides. The circle formed by the other side is called the base of the cone, while the upper extremity is called the vertex.
In this oneHOWTO article we'll show you, step by step, how to make a cone...

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A cube is a polyhedron with six square faces. Thus, one cube is also a hexahedron as it has six faces. This shape is incredibly versatile and it is useful to know how to create your own quickly. If you need to learn how to make a cardboard cube for a school project or want to create your very own dice,...

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