Picture of Fold a dollar bill into an impossibly small rectangle!
This is great for including in birthday cards as it is not only a gift but a puzzle as well!

Step 1: Use the newest bill you can find.

Picture of Use the newest bill you can find.
Using a $5 or $10 bill is best, because the design on the reverse helps to hide where the crease is, and makes it much harder to figure out how to open it. This will work with any bill, but a newer one will make nice sharp creases.
DUO00372 years ago
It's cool!
EtCetera1123 years ago
on step 7 u can put in up to 2 dimes if u r careful........
makes great money hide.
jonS904 years ago
This is great. I can't believe how tiny it is! I will enjoy doing this to my friends' money.
undeadman766 years ago
i have to say good instructable,but u oweme 1 dollar. u didnt say that people might rip it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
In the US, any bill is valid if you have more than 51% of it. go to any bank and they will exchange it
monsoon02036 years ago
WOW that's small. i couldn't get the second edge in though because i was afraid of ripping the bill. i think i'll try it again. great instructable!
i folded the tip over then tucked it in. and i also agree about wat u said
jjewels1196 years ago
This just ruined my day! I am new to this site and I was thinking about unique things I can do and post. Well, this was my idea and its already here. :'( I would use this to bet people with. "I'll bet you a dollar that you can't open this without ripping it in a minute" Ah, I made lots of money that way.
stuffmaker7 years ago
harder to do with Australian (plastic) money, but harder to rip too!
timmy1234s7 years ago
I got it, but used a 1 dollar bill
timmy1234s7 years ago
now i really dont get step 12!!! How do i do it
implaxis (author)  timmy1234s7 years ago
If you try to match up your bill with the picture (using a $10 bill) it should be easier to figure out. You actually fold in both ends, folding the three triangles under.
timmy1234s7 years ago
wait am i right on step 11, just flip it and fold it?
timmy1234s7 years ago
how do you do step 11, its really hard and i dont get it. Please Help
Belcher10357 years ago
Do it with a $1 bill with the bill flipped over (Washington's face would be on the back in step 5). When you're done, his eyes are peeking through the two strips on he back. It's pretty sweet/creepy.
aklesh37 years ago
could you add another photo with the bill next to something, like a quarter to show the size?
implaxis (author)  aklesh37 years ago
Ah, but that's half the fun in making it!
BrianKT7 years ago
I agree, it would be a good idea to take a picture of it next to something to compare sizes. Otherwise, cool Instructable!
BrianKT BrianKT7 years ago
You guys should definitely try this out! I just did this and it is real small!
Damn thats tiny. I just did it. Great Instructable!!