With its innumerable possibilities for play, the cardboard box was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2005.
The DanCreator / Cardboard Crafts YouTube channel takes this versatile object and runs with it. The channel showcases cardboard carton builds that are both complex and heavy on detail. Some of DanCreator’s incredible creations include a functioning cardboard vending machine, a cache of video-game influenced weapons, and a MARIO KART arcade game. One of our favourites is his Giant Marble Cardboard Run, which features intricate ramps and curves and took more than two months to produce.
While DanCreator’s posts aren’t how-to videos, they do provide insight into the craftsmanship and materials required to achieve each build, all set to a groovy backbeat.