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Making a cardboard head with a secret hiding spot

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Making a cardboard head with a secret hiding spot. via BB.

We made a box in the shape of my son’s head.  We laser cut pieces of taskboard (corrugated cardboard works well, too) and laminated them together. The heads pivots on a dowel and is held in place by two magnets.

That’s the CEO, of Autodesk, using Instructables (now part of Autodesk). There were a lot of naysayers about how and what would happen to Instructables once it was part of Autodesk… seeing the CEO use it and the site get better and better seems to be the actual outcome. As “maker” companies get acquired it would be cool to see all the CEOs use the tools/products like Carl is, perhaps that could be part of the terms 🙂


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