Card Techniques

Some tips I found useful below. Please get in touch if you would like to share any of your own tips.


90 Degree Joint


90 Degree Joint

A basic cardboard joint to get you started. Also called a ‘lap joint’.

Curved Joint


Curved Joint

This technique is better than just ‘bending’ the card – as it gives a smooth profile.

Advanced Joint


Concave/Convex Joint

An extension of the curved joint in both directions. [video could be shorter, but you get the idea!]


Correcting-Hot-Melt-Joints


Correcting Hot Melt Joints

Clean and simple way to re-melt the glue and re-position correctly, can be done with any of the 3 tools shown.

Glue for Modelling


Glue for Modelling

Seemingly obvious – but hopefully you’ll learn a few ‘tricks of the trade’.

Card Rabbet Tool


Card Rabbet Tool

Make Great Models Even Faster!