The Get Rich Slowly blog has scans from a 1938 book called Money Making Hobbies. The projects in them are funny, but I doubt anyone made a dime after reading this book.
Making Corrugated Cardboard Animals — Surrealists love these animals because they are totally unlike any that ever trod the earth, and yet they look enough like certain species to be recognizable. All that you need to make them with is a little imagination, a few strips of corrugated cardboard which is not too heavy and is smooth on one side and corrugated on the other, and some strands of pulled crape for the hair, the heads, and the tails.Link
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. Come and hear Mark speak at the ALA conference in Chicago on July 1.