Here’s a fun and educational craft project – Artist Warren King gives step-by-step instructions to make a realistic suit of armor out of regular old cardboard.

Supplies consist of cardboard, hot glue, elastic bands, rubber bands, velcro, and a little paint. You’ll be amazed at how he turns these simple materials into a functioning suit of “armor.”

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Clear photos document every step of the process.

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Once the suit is painted, it could pass for an all-metal construction.

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Check it out here: https://mymodernmet.com/knight-cardboard-costume-diy/

After you’ve checked out the suit of armor, head on over to King’s Flickr stream to check out even more step-by-step tours of his cardboard creations, including a tutorial for a sword:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/65078346@N00/

 

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