Step 5: Fold the Backbone

Using the lines on each side, fold one up and the other down.
This is really neat! It would be even better if you included a PDF of the pattern already laid out. Just draw it out, scan it directly as a PDF, and include it in one of the steps. <br><br>(I include PDF patterns with some of my instructables, and people really respond well to it. Just a thought!)
The PDFs are easy to find on the internet. I was just trying to do it without a template because so many people make tutorials about using a template.
Ah, I see. Very good!
Any links for the PDF's? i cant find any D:
Here's a few: <a href="http://tiny.cc/8du6jw" rel="nofollow">http://tiny.cc/8du6jw</a><br> <a href="http://www.csiro.au/resources/dna-model-activity" rel="nofollow">http://www.csiro.au/resources/dna-model-activity</a><br> <a href="http://www.yourgenome.org/teachers/origami.shtml" rel="nofollow">http://www.yourgenome.org/teachers/origami.shtml</a><br> <br> <font color="#0000ee">just</font> to name a few
ah, thank you general
DNA is right-handed. Your paper helix is left-handed.
I happen to know that General Eggs is left handed. This could have contributed to this. Still it's a cool project!<br>
oops... the way it twists really just depends on the way you make your folds, but thanks for pointing that out!
I love this! Very clear instructions, thank you.
Nifty. I wish there was a video demo too though because I'm so dumb, I don't get it. Thank you!
Aw, ChrysN said awesome already - OK AMAZING, my mind is turning right now with a thought.... click, click, click
Cool, that looks awesome!

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