Finding inventive methods to repurpose and recycle ordinary goods has become an increasingly popular trend in today’s society when environmental consciousness is on the rise. The fabrication of a chair out of recycled cardboard and plastic straws is one such clever and ecological craft. This do-it-yourself project not only reduces trash but also demonstrates how basic materials can be transformed into usable and visually beautiful furniture. We’ll walk you through the steps of making your own recycled cardboard and plastic straw chair in this step-by-step tutorial!
DIY Chair Craft Using Cardboard & Plastic Straw
- A Pair Of Scissors
- Hot Glue Gun
Step 1: Take a Cardboard And Cut It Into a Piece
Take a cardboard and cut it into a small piece using a pair of scissors as shown below.
Step 2: Take a Straw And Cut It Into Two Halves
Then, take a straw and using a pair of scissors, cut it into two halves. Take another straw and cut it similarly.
Step 3: Put Glue On The Cardboard
Then, you are supposed to put glue using the hot glue gun on two sides of the cardboard piece.
Step 4: Paste The Straw
Next, put the straw pieces on two of the four sides.
Step 5: Paste a Straw Joining The Other Two Straws
Next, you are supposed to join the two pasted straws by pasting one straw in the middle of the two straws.
Step 6: Paste Two More Straws
Now, take two smaller pieces and paste them joining the horizontal straw with cardboard.
Step 7: Put Glue On The Other Side Of The Cardboard
Here, turn the cardboard to the other side, and put glue on all four sides of the cardboard.
Step 8: Paste Four Straws On All The Four Sides
Next, paste the straws on the cardboard.
Step 9: Paste a Straw Joining The Other Two Straws
Now, take another straw and paste it such that the other two straws are joined.
Step 10: Put Glue On The Opposite Side
Next, put the glue on the two sides using the hot glue gun, as shown.
Step 11: Paste Smaller Straw Pieces
Now, place the smaller straw pieces on both sides.
Step 12: Attach The Smaller Pieces And Longer Pieces
Finally, attach the smaller and the longer pieces using the hot glue gun.
And Your Chairs Are Ready To Sit On !!!
Making recycled cardboard and plastic straw chair is an excellent way to encourage sustainability while expressing your creativity. This do-it-yourself project not only repurposes materials that might otherwise end up in landfills but also shows the potential of upcycling in interior design. By following our step-by-step instructions, you can create a one-of-a-kind and eco-friendly chair that will bring charm to your home or work area. Take advantage of this chance to minimize your carbon footprint, motivate others to think imaginatively about waste, and contribute to a better future.
Some More Straw Craft Tutorial
Simple Straw Chair & Table Toy for Little Ones
This simple straw chair and table toy is perfect for little ones. It is lightweight and durable, making it easy for toddlers to move and play with. It is the perfect size for younger children to explore and learn. It will make a great addition to any playroom.
Allow your imagination to run wild as you transform ordinary, discarded items into functioning pieces of art. So, get your cardboard boxes and plastic straws, and let’s begin this exciting adventure of constructing sustainability!
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