# Angle Origami

### Math Craft Monday : Community Submissions (Plus How to Make a Modular Origami Intersecting Triangles Sculpture)

It's once again Monday, which means it's time to highlight some of the most recent community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. I also thought we'd take a look at building a model that has appeared in numerous posts. It's the simplest of the intersecting plane mod ...more

### How To : Origami an equilateral triangle from a square

This video shows how to get an equilateral triangle from a square - that is a triangle where each edge has the same length (and each angle has 60 degree). Learn this great origami technique.

### How To : Fold the iconic origami crane

Simple and easy way to fold an origami crane from paper! Use a flat sheet of paper. Fold into a triangle then into another triangle then open it up. push up on the one side so it turns into a square. Push up on the one side. Fold it in the opposite direction. Push it over. you ...more

### How To : Fold an origami praying mantis

Fold an origami praying mantis! You need two sheets of paper to join to first sheet on square base. Start folding after making rectangle, after folding the rectangle again from the other direction grebe than on fold. Make a triangle than fold on other direction to make a trian ...more

### How To : Fold a modular origami star

In this video you can learn how to fold a modular origami star. Create four quadrants of the star point. Crease and unfold the first square origami paper in half both vertically and horizontally, making four equal quarters. Set the creases. Fold precisely each corner of the sq ...more

### How To : Make a modular penultimate origami unit

This video demonstrates how to make penultimate units for origami. Learn how to make just about anything with this module by varying the angle on the ends. This video shows the 60-degree module, which makes the Tetrahedron, Hexahedron, and Icosihedron (the first 2 at the end, ...more

### Modular Origami : How to Make a Cube, Octahedron & Icosahedron from Sonobe Units

Modular origami is a technique that can be used to build some pretty interesting and impressive models of mathematical objects. In modular origami, you combine multiple units folded from single pieces of paper into more complicated forms. The Sonobe unit is a simple example un ...more

### How To : Make a simple origami paper swan

This video shows us how to fold a simple origami swan. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all take a paper and then crease it diagonally and then open the crease and then fold the paper on the crease line so that a cone is obtained with a triangle on the top. Ste ...more

### Modular Origami : How to Make a Truncated Icosahedron, Pentakis Dodecahedron & More

Last post, the Sonobe unit was introduced as a way to use multiple copies of a simply folded piece of paper to make geometric objects. In this post, we are going to explore that concept further by making two more geometric models. The first is the truncated icosahedron, which ...more

### How To : Make different kinds of paper footballs

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make paper footballs. Begin by cutting a straight strip of paper. The wider the width, the larger the football will be. Then fold the edge into a right triangle shape and continue folding the strip in the right triangle pattern. Onc ...more

### How To : Make an 8 point origami star

Origami is a creatively fun and entertaining artform that can relieve stress and help you with your hand eye coordination. This video will demonstrate how to create an 8 Point Origami star. You will need: - Large sheet of scrapbooking paper Steps: 1. Fold paper 3 times in ha ...more

### How To : Origami a nice swan

Origami isn't just folding paper, it's a form of art. So, if you want to try a new creative way to express yourself, and if you like birds, try out this tutorial on folding an origami paper swan. Graceful and elegant, a swan is the perfect subject for the graceful and elegant ...more

### News : Math Craft Inspiration of the Week: The Curve-Crease Sculptures of Erik Demaine

Erik Demaine is a Professor of Electronic Engineering and Comp Sci at MI, but he is also an origami folder who has had work displayed at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC. He makes some beautiful models and intricate puzzles, but in my opinion the really inspirational work is th ...more

### Math Craft Monday : Community Submissions (Plus How to Make a Sliceform Hyperbolic Paraboloid)

It's Monday, which means once again, it's time to highlight some of the most recent community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. I also thought we'd take a look at building a sliceform model of a hyperbolic paraboloid. Rachel Mansur put up two posts on her Modula ...more

### How To : Make 6-Sided Kirigami Snowflakes

We've all made them. I remember making hundreds of paper snowflakes when I was in elementary school. You take a piece of paper and fold it in half, then fold it in half again. You now have a piece that is one fourth the size of the original. Now you fold it in half diagonally. ...more

### Math Craft Monday : Community Submissions (Plus How to Make Escheresque Tessellated Cubes)

It's once again Monday, which means it's time to highlight some of the most recent community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. Since two of these posts were on polyhedral versions of M.C. Escher's tessellations, I thought we'd take a look at building a simple tes ...more

### How To : Make a Sonobe Jasmine Dodecahedron

Math Craft admin Cory Poole posted instructions on How to Make a Cube, Octahedron & Icosahedron from Sonobe Units, plus some great complex models in his article, How to Make a Truncated Icosahedron, Pentakis Dodecahedron & More. These models use the standard sonobe unit and a ...more

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