Building Challenge

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Building Challenge
Posted by HCF on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 8:10 PM

This is a challenge I'm setting for myself and I figured I'd share it with the forum so that you all can participate if you choose.

For this challenge all that is required is the cardboard box and plastic insert that train cars from Menard's come in. If you don't buy Menard's train cars then a similar sized box and a plastic take out container are a suitable substitute. A shoe box is a little bigger but it will do in a pinch.

The challenge is to turn the cardboard box into a building of some kind.


  • Using the cardboard box and plastic insert that Menard's freight cars come in, make a building.
  • Use whatever materials and methods you like. You can modify the box however you want.
  • Feel free to add additional parts and pieces to detail the box (i.e. roofs, doors, greebling, etc), but the main structure should come from the box or plastic insert.

Let the challenge begin.


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