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How To Make Canon DSLR Camera Cardboard

Step 1:

Take a big rectangular piece of corrugated cardboard and cut two small rectangular shaped pieces from it. These rectangular pieces will be smooth from one side but from the other side, you need to cut some extra piece from both sides horizontally. Make a slightly round shape from the other corner of these rectangular pieces.

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how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
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Step 2:

Then take another rectangular piece of corrugated cardboard and mark on it with a pencil by placing the round side of the rectangular piece you have cut in step 1 on the piece.

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how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard

Step: 3

After that cut the cardboard piece from the marks by using a cutter but make sure that the cardboard piece is not detached from each other. As it is corrugated cardboard, so you just need to cut it from one side.

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how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard

Step: 4

Apply gum on the rectangular piece, which you have cut in step 3 and join that piece with the other one, which you have in step 1. Join these two pieces from the side, which is round shaped. Join both of the pieces that you have made in step 1 to the piece you have cut in step 3.

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how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard

Step: 5

Take another piece of cardboard and cut it rectangular from one side and round shapes from another one. Cut the rectangular side from corners and make a bowl-like a shape by applying gum. Then join this piece on the box, which you have made in step 4 by keeping the round side down and placing the other cowl shaped side on one side of the box.

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how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
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how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard

Step: 6

Take a piece of cardboard and make four circles by keeping the diameter of two circles as 3cm and the other two with a diameter of 3.5cm.

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how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard

Step 7:

Take a long rectangular piece and join the circles of 3cm on both sides of this piece. Just like that, join the circles of diameter 3.5 on both sides of the rectangular piece. This will make two circles shaped pieces one is larger and the other will be smaller in size.

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how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard

Step: 8

Join the smaller circle over the surface of the larger circle. Take four long cardboard pieces and apply one on the smaller circle by keeping the curved surface on the outer side. Just like that apply other one pieces on the big circle by keeping the curved surface on the upper side. Apply one piece of cardboard in between these two pieces of cardboard and one on the lower side of the bigger circle by keeping the smooth surface in outer side.

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how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard

Step: 9

Join this whole piece of the circle on the circle, which you have joined on the box in step 5. This will act as a lens of the camera.

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how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard

Step: 10

Take a circled piece of cardboard and remove the smooth surface in a zigzag manner from it. Apply this piece on the outer side of the lens shape body that you have attached to the box in step 9.

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how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard

Step: 11

Make a small rectangular hole on the front side of that camera shaped body. Take a piece of cardboard just equal to the size of the box. Cut a square shape window from one side but do not separate it completely. Attach button type bodies on the other side through which you will have to operate the camera. Then join this piece on the front side of the camera.

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how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard

Step 12:

Make a round button shaped piece and apply it on the upper side of the camera for rotating and clicking the photo. Attach another small round shaped piece on the backside of the camera. Your Cardboard Camera is ready ... ;)

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how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
how-to-make-canon-dslr-camera-cardboard
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Comments

Alvina George Martino (author) from London on February 13, 2019:

Thanks, @RTalloni for your appreciation. Especially Kids love this cardboard toy Camera, I just only want to share my creative knowledge here what I know and What I made. ;) After reading this anyone can make his own camera .....

RTalloni on February 12, 2019:

A neat project here. Nicely executed! Since you ask for feedback am mentioning that adding info on why a person would want to make it would fill the tutorial out very nicely. For instance, did you make it to use in an advertising display?