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This is an entry in the Wheels Contest, so please vote!

Today I'm gonna show you how to make an origami transformer!!! It can be a pinwheel, frisbee, ninja star, or anything else you can think of!
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Step 1: Gather Materials

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You will need 8 sheets of sqaure paper (semi-thick, but not cardstock-thick, and glossy paper works best).

Step 2: Make the first piece

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This step has a few sub-steps.

Step 1: Put your paper color-side-down.
Step 2: Fold the paper in half from the bottom edge to the top edge.
Step 3: Unfold so it is flat again, with a crease in the middle.
Step 4: Fold the two right corners down to the crease you just made.
Step 5: Fold the paper in half on the original crease.
Step 6: Fold the top left corner to the bottom of the model.
Step 7: Flip the model over.
Step 8: Fold the top right corner to the bottom of the model on the same crease you made in Step 6.
Step 9: Open the end of the model you have been folding up from Steps 6-8 and fold it inside of itself. (VIDEO BELOW)

Step 10: Flatten it out and you're done!

Step 3: Repeat 7 times.

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Repeat Step 2 seven times so that you have 8 identical models.
Cool dude

This is AMAZIN'!!!! You're right Saitu it is detailed. I think it's cool the way it transforms. Pictures are really clear too :D

Saitu1 year ago

Dude! This is frickin awesome! Really detailed 'ible.... Good job on explaining so well with the pictures. Really helps to understand what you are talking about!

Cool I like how it transforms :D
Adambowker98 (author)  EpicCraftMan3 years ago
Yep it is pretty cool... Did you make it?
i didnt make it its kinda hard for me but it says it transforms

Try this website if you haven't been able to do it:


poofrabbit3 years ago
Congratulations on being one of the winners in Scoochmaroo Papercraft Challenge!!
Adambowker98 (author)  poofrabbit3 years ago
OMG, thanks! I didn't even realize I had won until you told me! Hahaha!