Artist Frank Boelter created a life size paper boat: 9-meter-long, 25-kilogram using 170-square-metre piece of 'Tetrapack' paper normally used in milk packages.
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Artist Frank Bölter created a life-sized origami boat to sail up the Elbe. The boat cost £110 to construct back in '97 (today's conversion rate would put that at $175). The boat is 30 feet long, and weighs 55 pounds. It took 2 hours to construct, using a 170 square meter sheet ...more
Everybody has some kind of calling in life and it looks like artist Frank Bölter's is the construction of life-sized origami boats. He's done it before, and he's at it again. His latest creation recently set sail on the Thames as a part of London's Drift10 art exhibition.
You may know how to fold an origami paper boat, but chances are you don't know how to origami a paper boat that can actually float. This video tutorial will show you the step-by-step instructions for each fold involved in the boat building process. You only need on sheet of pa ...more
Got a friend who's got a serious passion for sailing? Then make his or her next birthday extra special by folding these easy and quick origami boats, which can stand up and float in water. Turn them into place cards by writing the name of the person on the side, and put candi ...more
With just one tiny sheet of paper, you can fold millions of things, like this boat. Not only is this a great little origami boat that's easy to complete, but it also floats on water! After watching and following the quick fold instructions, try out your new folded origami boat ...more
This video will show you how to make a cool origami boat. This boat will float in water.
To fold an origami boat, you need only one piece of origami paper. Watch this instructional video to complete the task within minutes. While this paper boat may not be very seaworthy, it's a simple and fun project with satisfying results.
Fold an origami boat. Origami Club in English is a free origami information site, with origami animations and origami diagrams. Diagrams for each origami works are printable on B5 and A4 paper. These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a boat Japanese ...more
This is a good folding tutorial on a traditional origami steamer boat. To fold this steamer ship, you'll need any square piece of paper with a minimum dimension of 10 x 10 centimeters. It's a simple steamer that anybody could fold.
Not only is origami useful for making things that appear like they should be able to float (like paper swans), it's actually good for producing things that do — like paper boats. With this guide, you'll learn how to make a paper catamaran with origami, the traditional art of J ...more
Make a paper sampan boat! With this guide, you'll learn how to make a paper boat using 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 folded-paper ...more
Have you always wanted to be the captain of your own ship? Make that dream come true by following along with these simple steps; they'll make everything you need. Watch this video origami tutorial and learn how to origami not just a paper but, but the absolutely essential sail ...more
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper twin boat Japanese style. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper twin boat. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the ins ...more
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper tricky boat Japanese style. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper tricky boat. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the ...more
Ngai Chun Cheung demonstrates classic origami models. How to fold an origami simple boat. Origami is the traditional Chinese and Japanese art of paper folding. The goal of this art is to create a representation of an object using geometric folds and crease patterns preferabl ...more
Fold your own origami paper boat by watching this instructional video.
This video shows you how to make a speed boat that really floats in water... out of square paper. This video has no narrator but the demonstrator is very good. Origami a speed boat. Click through to watch this video on livevideo.com
Lisa shows us step by step how to make a boat. She explains as she folds what she is doing then performs the action. The up close looks with verbal instructions makes the boat in this video an easy model to recreate.
Canoes are a proud and noble tradition, dating back to 7600 BC. While it takes a skilled craftsmen to make a real canoe, even you can make a one out of paper, unless origami folding is somehow too challenging. Watch this video origami tutorial and learn how to fold a paper canoe.
Check out this video to learn how to make three things using the same piece of paper: a hat, boat, and shirt.
This clip shows how to make simple boat. Set to some funky music in about a half dozen folds you can have a simple boat.
Ngai Chun Cheung demonstrates classic origami models. How to fold an origami a skinny Asian boat. Origami is the traditional Chinese and Japanese art of paper folding. The goal of this art is to create a representation of an object using geometric folds and crease patterns p ...more
Young Atekus shows us how to quickly fold a simple paper boat (though it kind of looks like a sailor hat as well). Video includes some instructions along with the demonstrated procedure.
Watch this instructional origami video to fold an origami sailboat. This origami boat is folded and designed by Joost Langeveld. This instructor paints the origami paper to enhance the visual illusion. He holds the origami paper in front of several completed examples of the or ...more
This isn't your ordinary canoe. It might not be a canoe at all. But it's roughly shaped like one, only the ends have a small splash cover on the bow and stern decks not typically seen on canoes. But that's not the point, the point is you can recreate this cool paper boat with ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to fold an origami boat that actually floats. This little sailboat looks more like a raft and is made out of nothing but tape and paper. Follow along with this two part clip and fold up a cool new toy to take with you to the beach, the pool or the b ...more
If you love boats but hate the open waters, the best thing you could probably do is get over your fear, or… grab some paper and make an origami sailboat. You won't need to take your feet off land with this kind of boat, unless you're jumping for joy after successful completion ...more
Is your dad's favorite pastime taking his boat out from the dock at Marina del Ray and just sailing into the sunset, staying out on the broad ocean for hours at a time? Then he will most definitely dig your gift for him this Father's Day when you create these adorable origami ...more
Remember that uber romantic scene from Nicolas Sparks' tearjerker, "The Notebook," where Noah takes long lost and then found love Allie out on his boat and then find themselves in a small enclosure full of swans? You can recreate that magically romantic moment (sort of) by fol ...more
If you love origami and the PlayStation, you're in luck, because this video tutorial will show you how to fold the small bird (or pajarito) from the upcoming PlayStation 3 game Heavy Rain: Origami Killer. See how to make the origami pajarito (little bird) from the pig base (t ...more
Learn how to make an origami sail boat out of paper.
Watch this instructional video to fold an origami speedboat. You will need one large piece of origami paper. This instructor has designed a realistic speedboat pattern for the paper. He holds the origami paper in front of several completed origami boats, creating a sporty ocea ...more
This nice little small platter can hold candies or nuts or more. The sky's the limit with this one! It looks kinda like a folded boat actually.
Love folk art but could do without the folk? Prepare to have your heart stolen by a self-folding origami automaton. Scientific American writes, "Researchers at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) have invented a real-life Transformer, a d ...more
This video tutorial demonstrates how to fold a Bluten Kusudama. For this we have start with an eight by eight cm piece of paper. Fold it into half. Fold the half into another half so as to make the paper into four equal parts. Now fold this into half creating a cube. Now open ...more
Check out this video for info on how to origami a paper boat. This is no ordinary paper boat, either! This boat actually floats! All you need is some paper, a bit of tape and your fingers and pretty soon you will have a fun new bath toy. Granted, it is still paper so it won't ...more
How To Make A Paper Boat - An easy step by step origami tutorial on how to fold a paper boat with a sail that floats in water. Just learn the moves seen in this video and you'll be making origami paper boats yourself in no time! Want to build a paper boat like this one? You ...more