Making a prototype out of cardboard is quick, easy and cheap (or free!)
Figuring out how to make a prototype is sometimes a roadblock in the path to getting your product idea figured out. Getting that idea out of your head and into the real world as fast and easy as possible is important because having a physical, 3D object in your hands will speed up the development process.
Cardboard is easy to cut, form and assemble and because it's an imperfect material, you won't get caught up in making a perfect prototype.
She has great tips on how to find free cardboard, what types there are, how to cut it and how to assemble it.
Understanding the structure of cardboard is important, so that you can manipulate it as needed to get the form you're working towards.
What Makes Corrugated Cardboard So Strong?Corrugated cardboard gets its strength from the flutes between its liners. They dictate how you can manipulate the cardboard itself, but when used correctly, can add a lot of strength to a structure.
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