Introduction: How to Make a Paper Cup

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Using a single 8 1/2" X 8 1/2" square sheet of paper you will be able to make an approximately 4 ounce paper cup.
-Note: Use of heavy, thick, or coated paper works best.

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Obtain and 8 1/2" by 8 1/2" square sheet of paper. 
Fold one corner to the opposite corner forming a triangle.

Step 2:

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Orient the paper so the crease of the paper faces you
Take the right corner and fold it to the opposite side so the fold is parallel with the bottom crease as shown in the drawing

Step 3:

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Turn the paper over and repeat step 2

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Fold the front top flap down along the dotted line shown in the drawing

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Turn paper over and fold the other top flap down as in step 4

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Squeeze the two sides in, forming a cup.

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