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Knock up a decent kite in less time than it took to clear my workbench.
@ A newspaper, @ Sticky tape, @ Light string, @ Scissors @ Long straight edge.
Carefully fold one sheet of your newspaper in half. Mark points approximately half-way along the top and bottom edges, and about one thrird of the way down the ...
Longerons are the spars of any kite that go front-to-back. Take another double page of your newspaper. Roll it up tight from one vertical edge and tape together. ...
Cut a piece of string about four times as long as the kite is wide (corner to corner).Turn the kite longerons-down, and attach the string from corner to ...
Fold another sheet of the newspaper in half, three times. This makes eight layers. Cut along the creases to make eight strips of paper, about two inches wide. ...
Tie the rest of your string to the mid-point of the bridle. The best way to this is with a simple over-hand knot around the bridle, pulled very ...
Check one of my other Instructables for how to launch and land your kite, and for general kite safety tips.Be warned, though, this kite will not survive even ...
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