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Hey /po/. I don't normally come on here but I wanted to share with you my story about paper cranes.

I started learning to fold cranes when I was a teenager. I fell in love with the exercise and have folded many countless cranes throughout my life (I'm 24). The older I got the more I liked them, and the more I learned about them. What really made me obsessed with the symbol of the crane is the anime ghost in the shell stand alone complex 2nd gig. If you really want a very amazing and elaborite anime that has to do with oragami watch ghost in the shell SAC then SAC 2nd gig. There is a very sad love story about a boy and a girl and their relationship to paper cranes.

I know that asians have a way to fold a perfect crane and there are videos on how to do it on youtube but I never looked them up. I wanted the challenge of learning how to fold a perfect crane on my own. After countless cranes I still slowly learn better technique. It's an intimate relationship between your hands and the paper when you've folded them so many times.

Often times no matter how well I fold a crane if I look at it very closely I notice some flaw. A malformed tail or beak. A misshapen abdomen. A body too big or small. I imagine what this crane would feel if it were a real live crane and were born with such a defect. And I think maybe god is like the crane maker and no matter how many people he makes he just can't prevent his huge hands from making tiny mistakes. And it makes me more comforted knowing I have been created with mistakes.

Now wherever I go I carry a stack of stickey notes and while I set on my computer, wait at the doctor's office, study at school, or am in class, I just start folding crane after crane after crane. Normally I throw them all away but if I really like someone I will give them a crane.

I have read that in japan it is a belief that if you fold 1000 cranes you get a wish. Some say ten thousand cranes. And there is a very sad story about this. Cont.
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I do the same thing, I find folding them calming whenever I'm anxious, it's something else to focus on, I got a stack of origami paper at home, I like your idea with the sticky notes though, I'll probably do that too
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Wonderful, origami is delicate tradition and I'm glad to see you enjoy it, paper cranes are nice, but it's good to have a change in products.
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My story was I once mailed a crane to go a friend of mine named kanye, I called the crane crane (his last name) while a few days later he sent me a dragon that was a foot fall made from origami, turned out, he was extremely talented at this.
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>>572905
It's very possible. Just look for Tallship sailing for renewable transport companies.
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>>572667
A beautiful story anon. I've also been folding cranes, for around 15 years now, although I've only folded hundreds, not thousands. Something about it fills me with happiness, turning a worthless piece of paper, a candy wrapper, a sticker tag into something which brings others joy. The best part of it is after you finish and someone notices your crane, you give it to them and they pull on the tail to flap its wings after you show how to do it (most people I've met weren't familiar with the cranes). I haven't made them since some time, but I think I'll continue just to give them to various people even if they keep the cranes only for a few seconds. After reading the story I felt inspired and made one from peach coke bottle wrapping as it was closest to me. This one is for you anon.

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i was kinda depressed and spent 3 days in my free time making birb
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>>570291
So you spend 3 days fliping the bird?
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>>570291
Send me some of your birb ples
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>>570291
Those are pretty colorful birbs
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Hey op, I guess you and I think alike, nice birbs!
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>>570291
worb.

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Feel free to post your collections, your works in progress, or your star hordes! You can find lots of inspiration in the old thread (http://boards.4chan.org/po/thread/515222) Remember /PO/ is a slow board so please don't bump the thread. I created the last thread over two years ago. Here's to two more.
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>>558716
Schmutzigen Juden! Ich haße ihnen so viele!
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I would galdly show my collection, but I'm way too shy to do it
I' shawy
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>>546818
I bought strips of paper specifically cut for paper star folding. Literally just search "paper star strips" on Amazon. It never went well for me when I tried cutting my own strips.
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What am I doing wrong?!
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I'm so shit.

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does anyone have Paper Pendulum Clock kit or pattern? I have a kind of kit book but it quality is bad. pls share if you have better. I really want to make this one. thank you!
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>>572028
I've changed several curved lines in templates to straight lines, where it doesn't influence the function. It's easier to cut and glue straight lines, obviously. Also, look at the teeth of the gears. They have new flaps design, so the flaps are bigger and easier to glue. This cuts time on glueing gears significantly
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>>572027
It looks like the gears only have one half of the teeth covered, on alternating sides?
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>>572054
yes, this was necessary to allow larger flaps. the original flaps design was a PITA to cut and glue. Larger tabs can be glued to the front, much faster and easier. To have a clean look you just need a second layer of them on the front side (didn't do it here, as this was an experimental build).
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This thread is too low. Bumping cause I don't want to lose it. Will start making it soon.
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>>573355
Please don't bump threads too quickly on /po/. It takes around 2 months for a thread to drop to page 10 here. The last post (>>572593) was barely a month old.

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So sad to see WWG go. And worse is the fact that the Terrainlinx system is going to die with them.

It's a shame nobody else is picking up their banner, the system mixed simplicity with pleasing depth. And it's not like they're around to try and defend their copyright or patent or anything.
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>>546612
hey you still have verus? could you send me a link? auchvits2 @ gmail com
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Alright you guys. The website is up less and less often with time, so I'm gonna make you guys a deal. If there are any TLX sets not included in the 03 archive, let me know, and I'll purchase them before the site goes down. And if there should ever be a time the website goes down for good, I'll upload them here, so they aren't lost for good.
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>>570346
03 archive?
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>>546697
tl;dr
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Found a torrent here:
https://rutracker.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4974539
Lots of stuff, some absent from the trove.

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hi /po/

does anyone have the scans for

http://home.att.ne.jp/wood/lunatica/index.html

there were some from the archive back from 2014 but the link died

also are there any more who did touhou papercraft stuff other than ssa and lily?
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>>562552
Nice to meet you too
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>>570958
Enjoy
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Is there any papercrafts for Renko, Maribel or Sumireko? I can't seem to find them.
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>>571141
There may be.
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>>566769
hi me from the past

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I'd love to try this sperm whale. Does anyone have diagrams for it by any chance?
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I found a crease pattern:
https://gokitannlove.wixsite.com/hyperesthesia/blank-54
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Great, thank you so much!

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Started a new thread since the last once has been archived.
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>>573870
Dissapointed as hell, Almost all the models are repeated
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All those negative comments are great, it obviously means nobody will beg for that book.
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Yeah. Still a damn letdown tho
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the best models are the tiger and the zero, wich have been shared. The onle new are the horse, the deinonichus the angelfish and the penguin chick wich all have cp
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>>573876
What about the eurypterus?

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Can we have a thread for sexy papercrafts?

Posting a few pics to spark interest, but I sadly never found the files for them.
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>>571713
He is on twitter, but he locked down his account so unless you followed before you can't see it. sansogyorai00
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>>571713
>>573095
He's recently joined Fantia which is like Japanese Patreon, he hasn't posted much but there is a free option to follow his PAPERCRAFT work. https://fantia.jp/fanclubs/14783

It also looks like he's reactivated some of the old videos on his Youtube https://m.youtube.com/user/sansogyorai00

Maybe someone can rip those proof of concept videos before they disappear into the abyss again.
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>>569063
And here is the pictures scattered around her. Very NSFW.
https://www.pixiv.net/member_illust.php?mode=medium&illust_id=15306161

You can follow this to find the uncen.ver of this Kagami.
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>>569093
>Habe
Mein respektung
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>>571432
well, it's not a warthog so i cant masturbate to it.

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I used to know how to make them. I got it from a book. Youtube doesn't have it. Does anyone know how to make one?

This has been driving me crazy all week
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Sorry but I don’t know how to make those
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Your photo is of a single sheet origami star, for which instructions are available at:
http://www.origami-make.org/origami-star-cb-seashell-four-pointed.php
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There are many 4-point modular origami stars, some from 2 sheets of paper, some from 4. Here's a video to a 4-point star from 2 squares, by Paper Kawaii:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3mTdJY_cxk
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actually, I figured it out. Thanks

instructions
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>>573166
Can you show me how to make a 3d one?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3Bd3HUMkyU

Vidya meets Cardboard Papercraft. What does /po/ think of this synthesis?
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>>560137
My wife's son loves it
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>https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica/status/1103460256263430144

Labo VR Kit releasing April 12th, 2019.
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>>571610
They seem to be experimenting a bit with the release.
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Nice, fun and educational. Very good idea for kids.

Maybe slightly too pricey.
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>>569349
>wife’s boyfriend’s son
ftfy

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Anybody like Vertigo comics? It's actually the 25th anniversary of the brand...we don't have any good papercrafts...can someone make a high-quality Constantine or Swamp Thing?
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bump
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Bump for some help
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>>568978
Is that a young gordon ramsay?
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>>571256

I wish
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No, I dont

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Hey /po/, I'm tying to fold like a napkin/bandana type of cloth to wear as an accessory in my belt but I'm having a bit of trouble doing sort of a 3-fold and I was wondering if any of you had any experience or a tip in properly folding one. So in the image (sorry for the shitty paint) i want to fold the napkin (left of image) in either one of the two 3-folds (right side, doesnt mather which one) and have an easy way of tuckin the backpart into my belt/pants. Any help at all would be appreciated

Does anyone have this model?
Has been available in the past on papercraftsquare but been deleted and can't find anywhere else.
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Use this link and you can download the model:

https://web.archive.org/web/20120124022928/http://www.geocities.jp/gxtch337/lezurioru.html
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>>573152
Thank you very much !

I tried the same thing with this link https://actionpapercraft.wixsite.com/fvdesign/diatron
but it didn't manage to work on waybackmachine, can you make it work?

Source:
https://papermau.blogspot.com/2018/02/diaclone-diatron-battle-robot-paper.html


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