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Welcome to /po/! We specialize in origami, papercraft, and everything that’s relevant to paper engineering. This board is also an great library of relevant PDF books and instructions, one of the best resource of its kind on the internet.

Questions and discussions of papercraft and origami are welcome. Threads for topics covered by paper engineering in general are also welcome, such as kirigami, bookbinding, printing technology, sticker making, gift boxes, greeting cards, and more.

Requesting is permitted, even encouraged if it’s a good request; fulfilled requests strengthens this board’s role as a repository of books and instructions. However do try to keep requests in relevant threads, if you can.

/po/ is a slow board! Do not needlessly bump threads.
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FAQs about origami

Where do I begin with origami and how can I find easy models?

Try browsing the board for guides, or other online resources listed below, for models you like and practice folding them.

A great way to begin at origami is to participate in the Let’s Fold Together threads >>>/po/lft - open up the PDF file and find a model you like, work on it, and discuss or post results.


What paper should I use?

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hey guys, I am looking for a city of papercraft because I wanna play a role play game of zombies and I guess I need a board
Closest sort of thing I can think of that's already here is >>562249, though that might not be the theme you're after.
Then there's >>569196 though that might be a bit kiddie for you. Just throwing out ideas and stuff that might give you a better idea for what you want or stuff that's good enough.
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Maybe you are looking simething similar to worldworks modern sets.


they are paid downloads, but you can find something similar looking enought ;)

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I made it!
Pop-up picture book about big tits.
For other images please watch a movie.

Stupid version

Serious version
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I'm not sure I feel the fun anon. But this is definitely some professional level shit. I'm pretty confident you could sell it for bra advertisment.
As a person who strolled into /po by accident, I think this is the most badass papercraft I’ve ever seen. In fact, I’m inspired to learn your technique.
Train me, Masamune.
I can already see the monthly victoria's secret catalog have a page with an exclusive pop up bra
what's the point if you aren't gonna post how to do it?

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its that time of year again,

since october and by association halloween is right around the corner let's post halloween themed papercraft, origami and costume ideas/tips so we can help our fellow /po/lite friends

please no arguing this board is too slow for that shit

ill start with this wolf head i found in my folder and a question on whether i should do something like this or a helmet from skyrim
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happy thanksgiving everyone
Omg I remember this thread when I was in high school...
weird to think this thread will be three years old soon.
and it will see many more
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you nerds give me hope for humanity.

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Hey guys I want to get back into origami and I would like some recomandations from you
What should I make where I can find idk instructions what paper should I use etc
My best work was a T Rex from a book I had when I was 10
You can find instructions and books for just about anything almost anywhere online, and the kind of paper doesn't matter, just about anything works.

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In remembrance of the last paper planes thread, which just so happened to be one of the oldest boards on 4chan that passed away quite recently, this thread will serve as its successor. Hopefully this thread won't be prematurely bumped into oblivion like the last one did.

Anyways, this thread could serve as a sort of "Paper Planes General". Feel free to post your designs, .pdf files, and folding instructions. Anything goes as long as it flies or at least looks like its supposed to.
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Anyone got WW1 flyable planes?
How old are we talking here?
17 November 2015
X-acto knife and pva.

What would the easiest Pokemon origami figures be? I guess Porygon is pretty easy and actually looks the part too, but now I'm curious if you guys have any other suggestions.
If we're talking Papercraft, Porygon is first, followed by pretty much anything (almost) completely convex or made up of simple shapes. I made KlingKlang once (and thus the entire Kling family in the process) and it was really easy. Round mons like Exeggcute, Gastly or Hoppip are easy too.
If we're talking strictly origami then I don't really know. Do you want to stick to 3D, or 2D is ok too, OP?
The Roggenrolla family will be about as difficult as Porygon here

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This is a crease pattern that I have no info about..the author of is a human figure and it's symetrical along the diagonal axis ..that's all I know. Lets finish it together
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a human figure that created a mysterious crease pattern. sounds like an anime.
I just randomly came to this board and I've never done anything similar. I can tel that your image is supposed to be a woman in a dress (or a man if you're a queer). Am I autistic? I have a measured IQ of 155 so its possible.
You are correct..now that we have established the subject can we discuss how to collapse?
This is not an anime figure this is a June Plum
I don't suppose your in the origami group posted in a previous thread on Facebook..it's a South American Administrator v.hard to get into ..They do the best originals...Imma link you to a site with all the top ten exhibiting folders in that category https://origami.me/anime/

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someone has `` the book pajarita extraordinario 2016 manuel sirgo alvarez`, I'm only interested in flamenco.
Manuel Sirgo Alvarez ...here's a funny story I was searching for his book on the internet ..Bugs and Beasts the one with the swan on the cover..next thing I know all I can remember is Miguel so I'm looking all over the web for Miguel and ...all Manuel books are in Scribd

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Hello /po/.

This may be a kind of a weird thread here, but I think that if anyone can help me, it is you guys.

I am an entomologist, and I need a reliable way to make beetle cards, just like the one pictured here. These cards are used to mount really small specimens, and are used in three sizes, ranging from 5x9mm to 10x20mm.

I thought about using punches or paper cutting dies, but they can't be made with these little round corners. My currently idea is to cut it with a guillotine, but I have not found a way to round these corners (radius of around 0.5mm).

Can you guys help me?

Thank you very much, and sorry for being kinda off-topic.
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Thank you both, these are both great ideas. I will try it out. I don’t know anything about papercraft or origami, so sorry for the unrelated topic. I thought it would be at least somewhat related.
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Have you looked at corner rounders from scrapbooking craft shops?

Here's a photo of a cheap one purchased from a China based eBay merchant sent postage free for a couple of dollars to Canada.
This thread still has a birthday hat and I want to preserve that fact.
.My face when i come on /po/ and an image of one of my specimens is on the board....
Anyway British Entofag here,
I buy my cards from the Czech Republic, the one pictured is from a site called Paradox, even after postage i think they are affordable, high quality cards at standardised sizes.

Considering The amount of time spent preparing specimens, its not really worth spending all that extra time trying to save a few pence
An alternative to paper or card which stains and tears.. is to buy polystyrene which is available for displaying a nature gallery...
Google A5 polystyrene sheets or A4/A6 Plastisheets..enable your location and results should not be too costly

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My girlfriends birthday and id like to make her this..I'm stuck on the collapse and ref points
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Cheer up. At least you're not this guy >>563923
I knew what post you were linking before I hovered my mouse over the link. /po/ thread of 2018, that is.
I was torn up about it this last week, but honestly the only reason I was mad was because she told me she loved me then backtracked and said she only "thought" she was. I can't when people lie about that stuff. I told her I loved her first, and explicitly said "I don't expect you to say it back, but only say it if you mean it. You know when you know." After she broke up with me I told her to never talk to me again lol and blocked her on everything.

I feel much better now though anyway. I might post some "romantic" origami after new years eve. Thanks for reading my blog

Jesus. Hope that guy is ok.
Thanks guys Hadi Tahir has yielded to requests and uploaded a video although not strictly every line as c.p a variation with the four borders..

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Ilan Garibi's "Tessellations for Everyone"
I bought it. Hasn't arrived yet though.
Will you be willing to share it once it does?
When it's available in E-book form then shall but it you know how it is when your looking for new ways to fold..he has videos on Youtube
Even if you can take a couple of pics of his steps for a tessellation you personally love from the book, I'll be really thankful.

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I'm interesting in seeing /po/'s best work.
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Man i haven't folded in years, really wish I had the time and motivation to fold again. Here is a pheonix i made some time ago. I think the original model was desigbed by Satoshi Kamiya, not really sure though.
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Here is also a wizard i made.

Do you have the diagrams or cp to any of those models by any chance anon? They seem look really nice. Seeing Kamiya's work makes me want to try folding again.
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this is the cooper hawk of robert lang, although it seems more another type of bird, even so I like the finished one
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and here ... the owl of lang also

Hi anyone, plz share with me this book, origami cube animals

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