Introduction: How to Make a Paper Cube
I will show you how to make an origami paper cube in less than 3 minutes. These paper cubes are really fun to make! After you finish making the cube, you could also try putting a LED inside the cube to make awesome lighting effects! Credit for the LED in the cube goes to gorillazmiko.
Step 1: Beginning Fold
All you need is:
A piece of paper
Something that will cut paper
First, you just do a simple fold (shown in the photo).
Step 2: Cut the Paper
Cut the paper along the line to make a square.
Step 3: Unfold, Fold
Now unfold the paper and you will have a square. Then fold it the other way.
Step 4: Mountain Fold
Now fold the sides in as shown in the photo. This is called a mountain fold. Then fold it down as shown.
Step 5: Yay! More Folds!
Next, fold the bottom corners up to the point at the top. But only on one side.
Step 6: Two More Folds
Fold the two sides in so that the tips touch the center.
Step 7: Tuck in the Flaps
Fold down the two flaps at the top. Also notice that there are two slots that you can open near the center. Tuck the flaps into the slots.
Step 8: Now the Other Side
Now repeat steps 4 through 7 on the other side. You are almost done!
Step 9: Blow! Blow! BLOW!
On one of the ends you will notice that there is a hole. I bet you are so tempted to blow into it, right? Well then blow, blow, blow!
But wait! There's more!
Step 10: Crease
Notice how the edges are round? It doesn't look good. So what you should do now is crease all of the edges to finish off the cube!
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