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So I'm looking to make one of these out of a sturdier material. Does anyone have any advice on what to use? Has anyone here done this before? If so how did it go?
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Pay for the template and the wall

the stuff those little election signs you see on the side of roads are made of

ive seen little boats made from the stuff and people sit in em
HOLY SHIT! 120 fucking dollars for a cardboard mask?????
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when making forms in the past I would cut shapes out of pink insulation foam, stick them together with skewers, cut the excess of the skewers, then prime the resulting object with a few layers of Guesso, then use superglue to bind plastic plating to the Guesso, then smooth and fill gaps at the seams with an x-acto knife and milliput.

Then I'd have a form to use.

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Is anyone else super hyped that /po/ will host the 2017 Spring Babby 4chan Cup? Who knows, with 1000 cranes maybe we could win again...
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congratulations /po/, you made it to the summer cup!
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Evening guys, /po/ management here.

So we're back in the Elites after two and a half years and it feels bloody fantastic. We just wanted to say thank you to all of you guys for cheering us on and sticking with us for all this time. It really makes our day to see the fans we have come out and give us your support and we're really happy to give all of you something back.

But before we look forward to Summer, you can bet that we'll be going for the 9-point group finish on Saturday and we'll be trying to go all the way in this tournament.

Here's to an even more successful run here in Spring and the Summer ahead.

P.S. We're sorry for Broken Printer jamming on those shots.
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Welcome back to the Elites /po/.

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Here is the new origami book thread.
Post 'em if you got 'em.
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I speak portuguese,i dont know speak english
>i dont know speak english
It's alright. The universal language of origami lovers is not English nor Portuguese nor whatsoever. It is the stuff they fold and the admiration in return.
I was just summarizing, did not need to swallow
>not a single working link on the whole site
wew. Where can I get more kirigami stuff?
>not a single working link
What did you mean ? You can't download anything ? Have you logged in ?

>Where can I get more kirigami stuff?
You can try google.

Let's fold together. I am folding models from this book for fun. Probably in order. Come join in, ask for help if needed, and help out if you can!
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What about the swan?
It's an easy one, and it has legs, which is rare for an origami swimming bird.
The point of me stopping is to let other people try some models :(((((((((

By now I have done most, if not all of these throughout my life time.
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Here is mine, with a small paper.
Looks great!!!!
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Took me long enough to find time to do it.

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Anyone have some lucky stars patterns to share? I ran out of ideas and solid colors are no fun anymore
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nice dubs

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So whats the best glue to use for papercraft?
No,fucking pleb.
I like to use mod podge, it's thick and won't go everywhere and it gives you time to set the glue

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what do you think about making sculptures out of aluminum foil?
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>Not paper
>No folding
Get out. Kindly.

what? how the hell is it sculpting, maybe you need to iron out the dents, but you're still folding. it's origami.
do you have a higher-res of your pic?
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nvm, found what I wanted
it's not bloody papercraft

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Long hiatus from folding designing and posting /po/, need some ideas to get the juices flowing.

Pic related, doodle I just made.
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And the underside
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>can't tell if that comment is for the image or for the post number
i was commenting the origami
Lmao thanks. A lot of dub seekers on this board never too careful.

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Post collections of anything you've been working on here.
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or even /op/ would work but we all know it will just stay as /po/
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Everything I've made so far in 2017 (plus a Princess Peach and Falco that are at my parent's house)
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Very nice! All of this is really well-done, especially that Eva.

I am in love with all those beetles. I'm gonna go try to make one now.

As for my collection, I am only just now getting back into origami for the first time in about 6 years. Just made this cube thing.

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I made this guy over a year and haven't done any papercraft since. Gimme some links to some more gundams to make, preferably in a normal scale.
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That's really fucking cool, i'm certain I'm not able to do it.
The hardest thing about this model is the instructions and the the fact very few parts fit together well.
You better watch out saying "in a normal scale". To me the only normal scale is 1:1
What a coincidence, I've been wanting to do some Gundam gami.
Very impressive what you've made. Makes me want to attempt something big like this. I wonder if there's a template for a White Base?

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yo, dudes, dudets, and or non-binary /po/ frens.
i was wondering if anyone had some kusudama instructions lying around,
thank very much.
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Man. I love kusudamas. I usually follow youtube vĂ­deos for it.

I use printear gift wrapping paper as it's the easiest way I can obtain single sided paper on my country, and most kusudamas rely on the diferent colored faces.

I usually give them away as little gifts to people, everyone loves them, as they are so simple yet so elegant to display, but I think I have some pictures somewhere.

I'll post them if I find any.

Pic is one of my favourite models. Super easy to fold, but a bitch to put together. Impresive result.
Get a kusudama book here:
I bought a book from Ekaterina Lukasheva. Its got 29 different models that can also be constructed from 30 pieces or 12 pieces, making a cube.
The paper I use is just some russian art collection book that cost 0,50 euros from the library. Its got a few hundred pages so it will last me a while to use the whole book.
Also considering on buying small led lamps from ebay or something and gluing them inside the paper balls. Will also possibly start selling them.
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>non-binary /po/ frens.

Hey there /po/, I'm trying to fold this dragonfly but there's one step I just don't get how to fold it even through the photos provided. :/

pic related, it's the step I don't get.
I see. Basically what you need to do is fold the corner of the big triangle towards the centerline and then flatten the resulting flap between that fold and the wing. The bad image quality of this site doesn't help.
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OP here.
Thank you so much, I quickly figured itout with your explanation.
Usually my fold are much cleaner though ... I don't really enjoy folding this model, probably won't do it again.
I varied it a little, adding some antennae with the leftover paper from reverse folding the head.
>Undertale laptop
Gosh you'd have been crucified anywhere else

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Anyone got links to any sweet paper model airplanes? Some jet bombers would be sweet...
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Hoping my tripcode works
100 get

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quick question....
is there software i can use to change pdf origami templates to 3d image that can be saved/converted to stl for 3d printing?
The only way I see this being possible is if you took the time to model the piece in something line blender. There's no program that can take a diagram and make a 3d model that I know of.

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Are there any functional paper craft bug houses? I'm hatching mantises, and wanted to build some decorative houses for them. They can't live together, and literally hundreds can come out of a single ooth (egg sack), so it would have to be something that could be built a few a night until they hatch. Not enough for all hundreds of course. I was planning on using nylon mesh and hot glue to seal the openings and cracks, and wanted to do better than pic related.

Also, stupid questions thread!
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Congrats on your trips and being the only person on /po/
Thanks. It's good to be here.
I also want to know why you're raising mantises. Also, do they bite you? Does it hurt? Mantises are one of those things I like more than I should.
They eat pests is why you usually hatch them around your property
I tried it once as a kid with an enclosed hanging ooth but that fell through when nothing happened
They do not bite. Also baby mantises are the cutest. They are literally like adults, but tiny. And when they hatch there are like 50 of them and they crowd around together.

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