Letz build an Ironman mark 7 paper model (no pep)

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Welcome to this Ironman paper model tutroial...

As you may have already know, most people on the internet build awesome Ironman models using pep files (pre-made 2d pattern that assemble 3d forms). But the process usually includes back and forth in softwares, missing pieces and digital format or printing issues... pre-made pep files is cool, but took away the best part of paper craft... creativity and experimentation...

Dont be a slave of the pep file, we are artist not cutting and sticking machines!!

This tutorial features:

  • no pep files,
  • no need to be a computer wizard
  • fully recycled materials...
  • three short youtube videos tutorial
  • and once you master the technique you can build whatever you like!!
  • old-fashion and raw true paper craft experience..
  • can be carry out in any size and level of detail you wish, in my case its about a foot tall...

Letz start this wonderful journey...

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Step 1: Step 1: Material and Tools

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the project is a low budget one hang tight...


  • plenty of recycled paper boxes (tissue or cereal box)
  • some draft paper for drafting and sketching
  • pens, pencils, and markers
  • adhesive tape


  • scissors (normal scissors will do)
  • cutters (optional)
  • hot glue gun (you can any glue you like i like hot glue gun cus its fast and firm)

This is it for material and tools, scissors, cutter and hot glue gun could potentially be dangerous use with care.

djgriff00012 months ago
please tell me that you entered this instructable in the papercraft contest...ill vote for you.
mchau2 (author)  djgriff00012 months ago

As a matter of fact, i indeed entered the papercraft contest with this piece... feel free to vote in the contest, if you like my work, please vote for me... thx for your support...

mchau2 (author)  mchau22 months ago

the orange ribbon on the top right hand corner, i think... thx again for appreciation...

You Made The Cut YAY

mchau2 (author)  chriswooten5721 hours ago

ha ha i am not sure wt you mean, sorry.

I was congrats you on making the cut/finalist in paper contest.
mchau2 (author)  chriswooten5719 hours ago

oh thx, and with your support along with everyone else, i won firt price so lucky thank you all!!!

ecsaul2314 days ago
woohoo!!! congrats on 1st place! way to go you!
mchau2 (author)  ecsaul2313 days ago

super awesome... Thx for support.... I will try keep up the gd work

mchau2 (author)  arnav chachra26 days ago
epoveda1 month ago
good i need 1 :D
mchau2 (author)  epoveda26 days ago
build one! go and try... its somuch fun
Tgizzo1 month ago
I'm making a life size, wearable iron man suit :) this is an inspiration also :P
mchau2 (author)  Tgizzo26 days ago
are u using pep?
xenor1 month ago

Thanks for sharing. It's great to see the design process beyond the usual pep models.

mchau2 (author)  xenor1 month ago
glad u like...
ElCubano1 month ago
I really love both models mchau2. They really look badass though I don't really like the IRON MAN helmet. Good job mchau2! I voted for you in all categories.
mchau2 (author)  ElCubano1 month ago

Saw your profile :)

No wonder why origami and kirigami has origins in Japan :), this is just brilliant :)

mchau2 (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya1 month ago
u mean china? hong kong is in china...

Oh I am sorry, I guess I read what I want to read.

mchau2 (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya1 month ago
its quite alright friend
Lord_Fyunae1 month ago

A very interesting project, I'm assuming that Optimus Prime was made the same way, ???

mchau2 (author)  Lord_Fyunae1 month ago

yes, should do an instructable on that too?

mchau2 (author)  mchau21 month ago
wrong reply sorry
mchau2 (author)  Lord_Fyunae1 month ago
well u mean china? hong kong is in china...
rphillips271 month ago
Sweet, thanks
ElCubano1 month ago
mchau2 wuts ur youtube name?
ElCubano1 month ago
I voted for u. Man, I wish I culd make one like that!
ecsaul232 months ago

voted in all cats. great work

mchau2 (author)  ecsaul232 months ago
thx. really means alot... will you be building these kind of paper model ? its fun...
ecsaul23 mchau22 months ago

I dont think I have the brain power to figure it out! lol

rphillips272 months ago
Where's the link to your YouTube videos?
mchau2 (author)  rphillips272 months ago
Do you mean the vids i embed in the tutorial?
anyway here you go:
Hope you like my utube channel
jchau62 months ago

haha, voted! Hope you will win!!!

mchau2 (author)  jchau62 months ago
Wroger-Wroger2 months ago

Verrrrrrry good..... specially from scratch....

mchau2 (author)  Wroger-Wroger2 months ago

means alot

epoveda2 months ago
its fantastic Very nice

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