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Formula One car model from shoeboxes

Ben Wilson Design did this awesome F1 race car model entirely out of red Puma shoe boxes (for a Puma promotion). [via DudeCraft]


16 thoughts on “Formula One car model from shoeboxes

  1. Do we think this was done with CAD somehow? I’ve seen thing like this before done with MDF using CNC machines. Not sure what the technique is called.

    Very cool however. I was surprised by its size when I watched the video!

    1. Well, it definitely uses some CAD… I’m guessing they used a 3D CAD model, sliced it up (the results are called “sliceforms” – check it out on flickr), then cut using a laser cutter.

      1. “sliceforms”, thank you googling that immediately gave me my answer. I shall now spend the rest of the evening browsing inspiration.

  2. Check on youtube for the MIT student project, hilarity ensues.

    I’ve been meaning to investigate sliceforms, thanks for the reminder Make!

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