We've all attempted to fold a paper airplane before, right? One we hoped would sail majestically through the air for a good while but just ended up nose-diving into the grass. Paper planes, an invention likely as old as paper, are models of engineering; and they must account for the same dynamics as real planes, from drag force to stability to weight. So what is the perfect design?
The very first banknotes were used by the Chinese in the 7th century, during the Tang Dynasty. Before it was used as a true currency, paper money was used as part of a deposit system in which merchants would leave large amounts of coins with a trusted associate and receive a paper receipt for the transaction. The reason was simple—the copper coins used as currency at the time were heavy.
This tutorial is aimed at someone who is already moderately familiar and experienced with origami. You can start with any size square of colorful paper. Then follow along with the folding instructions in this tutorial, and end with your own Star of David. Just in time for Hanukkah!
In this how to video you will learn how to origami a vagina. What better way to honor your lady than to make her a paper replica of her vagina.
In this tutorial, I'm gonna show you how to make another amazing paper plane that can fly really far. GUARANTEED.
This video series demonstrates how to fold the origami model "Maple Leaf". Jassu" Kyu-seok Oh designed. Jassu kindly gave me permission to make this video accessible to you.
Learn how to make a paper origami airplane video tutorial. Video: .
With Valentine's Day looming in our midst, it's high time to start thinking about what you'll be cooking up and crafting for your sweetheart. But instead of spending any money on anything, just keep one thing in mind—everybody loves cold hard cash, even as a valentine gift. So, instead of spending your dough, fold it into a beautiful origami heart to give your loved one. Better yet—make a whole bouquet of folded dollar bill hearts. What could be sweeter than a bunch of heart flowers made of m...
Origami is an art form, but origami using dollar bills? It takes this art form to a whole new level! In this three-part video tutorial, learn how to fold an F-18 Hornet fighter jet plane out of a dollar bill, origami-style.
This is easy-to-make origami heart with wings. You can fold one for a Valentine's Day gift, or for any time of the year where a flying heart is appropriate. Design by Francis Ow, Folded by Ventsislav Vasilev. What You Need:
This is a video tutorial in the Arts & Crafts category where you are going to learn how to fold a five-point paper barn star. You will need a square sheet of paper. Fold it in half to make a rectangle. Take the right folded corner and fold it up to the left edge of the rectangle. Place the corner about 1/3 from the top edge and fold the sheet. Next take the left corner and fold it over the edge you just folded. Finally take the flap on the right and fold it over to the opposite side. Now cut ...
Want to spice up your origami cranes? MIT's High-Low Tech Group made two electronic origami cranes that flap their wings when you squeeze their tails.
This is quite possibly the most awesome origami project we've ever seen, and trust us, we've seen A LOT of origami tutorials.
Dollar bill origami is fun, simple & cute. All you need is a dollar bill and some origami folding skills. Spend your spare dollar on some creativity... and you will end up with a cute origami figurine. Watch this origami money tutorial to learn how to fold a box with a dollar bill.
Learn how to make an easy origami dragon A4 instructions. Design, video tutorial and diagram by Ventsislav Vasilev (Origamite) http://goo.gl/LQAXuD
To play off Gertrude Stein's famous quote, a rose is a rose is a magic paper cube. And with this paper folder's guide, you'll learn how to make your very own magic rose cube from paper using the Japanese art of origami. This design by Valerie Vann, and folded by YouTuber German Fernandez, is great for Valentine's Day or any other day where a paper puzzle rose is needed. Just be prepared... it's a not just a puzzle origami rose, it's a puzzle folding it.
This may just be one of the coolest origami folding projects we've ever come across at Wonder How To. Yeah, it looks almost impossible to fold and super complex, but if you're an advanced origami folder then this project will be fun to attempt.
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In this How to we will create pretty stars that make a great Christmas tree ornament. Fold them from transparent paper and they'll be great window decorations too!
Want to hone your origami folding skills but don't want to go through the monetary trouble of purchasing (sometimes pricey) origami paper? Then worry not; simply watch this easy origami tutorial to learn how to fold a basic cube using a single dollar bill (which we hope you have at least one of).
This video tutorial will show you how to make a beautiful Revealing Flower. The awesome thing about the Revealing Flower is that you will be able to open and close the petals. It will take 90 pieces of paper. Do not use printer paper. (you might as well use Post-Its) You will also need glue. Here's the video tutorial:
With this guide, you'll learn how to make a folded-paper stellated octahedron with origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own colorful paper octahedrons, watch this free origami lesson.
Super Arrow - an awesome paper plane that can flies far. GUARANTEED!!! This week, I'm gonna show you how to make another cool paper plane that can travel FAST and FAR. Just follow the instructions and do not forget to subscribe for more awesome paper planes. I will post new models every week so stay tuned.
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This origami tutorial will show you how to fold a six pointed star out of a regular piece of 8 1/2" X 11" paper. There are verbal instructions in Japanese for those who will find it useful, but the step by step visuals are quite clear. To fold an origami six pointed star, one only needs a single piece of rectangular paper and a little patience.
Learn how to make Modular Origami Icosahedron from 30 sonobe units. What do you need: 30 square pieces of paper with size 9cm x 9cm.
If you're interested in making a giant origami ninja star, this tutorial is for you. OIn the video you'll be using foil to make the ninja star a very cool looking thing. You can use multiple layers to make it heavier. It's something cool that you and your friends will like. Enjoy!
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper house Japanese style. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper house. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instructional origami video if it is going too slow. Very cool Japanese origami how-to video! Origami a house Japanese style.
Valentine's Day is a day for love, but it also just happens to be the time when every flower shop in town hikes up their prices. Chocolates are still relatively cheap, but I never understood why you have to give the gift of bigger love handles when something more creative gets the job done at a much cheaper price.
If you're like us, you always begged your parents to let you get a parrot (What? They make you look like a pirate when perched on your shoulder), but they never consented because of the noise factor.
Christmas decorations aren't cheap. From outdoor lighting to fir trees, decorating for the holidays can break the bank. That's where ingenuity comes into play, like hacking battery-operated Christmas lights, modifying lighting patterns and building Christmas tree ornaments from LEGOs. But there's even a simpler solution to cheaper Christmas decorations— origami.
This origami video demonstrates the locking of the modules, which is quite essential to get a box that you can actually use.
You've got a great gift for your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. Awesome. Now, how are you going to present that lovely gift of yours? Wrapping paper? Cardboard box? Decorative bag? If any of those things are your answer—you're not trying hard enough.
Tutorial of how to quickly make and Origami Magic Ball! Get a piece of 20x40cm paper. Fold along side in 32 equal parts, by repeatedly folding the paper in half - using genderless folds. Fold the short side in 8 equal parts- using valley folds. Turn the sheet over and start diagonal folds - using valley folds into 32 parts. Roll paper out flat, and fold it zigzag following previously made genderless folds. At corner of paper, create a "water bomb" by pressing together previously made folds fo...
Learn how to make easy origami box with lid instructions: What you need: 4 square pieces of paper for the box
This tutorial will show you how to fold an Awesome F15 Paper plane. Please keep in mind that this model can not fly.
Origami purists will argue that all origami creations, no matter how complex, should be folded from one single sheet of paper, but the rules were made to be broken, right? If you've already mastered the art of one-sheet origami projects like frogs and cranes, challenge yourself to this project: a tetrahedra composed of five intersecting pyramidal shapes.
Mastered pentagrams and hexagrams? There's only one place to go: heptagrams! With this guide, you'll learn how to make seven-pointed stars with origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own seven-sided stars, watch this free origami lesson.
Money origami (or dollar bill) origami is cheap, fun, simple, and cute. It only takes a dollar bill with some folding paper skills to make some really cool stuff. Spend that spare dollar in your pocket on some good old fashioned creativity -- you will end up with a cool puffy star origami figure.
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make an origami Kusudama Venus. For this project, you need square sheets of paper of different colors. First you fold a sheet diagonally across to form a triangle. Then fold it again to form a smaller triangle. Open up one triangle and fold it in to a square. Repeat this step with the other triangle also. Now the paper folded in to a square; ¬º the original size. Holding one square flat on the table, lift up the other and squeeze it d...