Introduction: Make a Paper Copter Without Paper Clip or Tape

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There are instructions for paper copters all over the Internet. I wanted to make a way to make a paper copter with using only paper as a material.

Step 1: Materials

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All you really need is paper.
Optionally, if you don't want to tear the paper and you don't have paper of the right size, you can use scissors.

Step 2: Cut the Rectangle

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First, cut (or tear, if you don't use scissors) a rectangle of paper.
Don't matter about the measurement, it just needs to be oblong.

Step 3: Folding#1

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Fold about one third of one end of the paper.

Step 4: Folding#2

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Unfold the crease made in previous step and fold as shown in the picture.
Cut or tear the folded line.

Step 5: Folding#3

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Cut (or tear) like shown in the picture and fold the flaps like in the other picture

Step 6: Folding#4

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Fold about one third of the rectanglular piece (marked in the picture).

Step 7: Folding#5

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Fold one third of the rectangle like in the first picture.
Then, fold the other edge under the first folded edge (like in the second picture).
Then, just fold the upper triangular flap under both rectangular flaps.

Step 8: Finished!

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Fold the flaps ("propeller blades") to the opposite directions and TA-DA! Your paper copter is ready to go, just drop it.

Comments

knuckleboy (author)2012-08-10

nice one

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