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Simple instructions to make origami a little more permanent. This project will teach you how to create rubber coated origami crane ornaments.
Originally, I made these as ornaments for my sad little Charlie Brown Christmas tree. Recently I have become some what addicted to dipping things in...
I'm assuming you know how to make a simple origami crane (don't worry, it's not too difficult). I used this site to learn how www.sadako.com/fold/fol...
Cut some thin gauge wire into about 5 to 8 inch lengths (it doesn't have to be exact). I used 19 gauge stainless steel wire. I recommend a thinner g...
Bend the dull end of the wire into a short "J". Poke the sharp end of the wire through the bottom of the crane and pierce the back. Fish the wir...
This is the fun part. Take the crane by the wire end, and fully submerge it into the can of Plasti Dip. Make sure about an inch of the wire is cover...
I attached two spring clamps to a scrap piece of wood, and stacked them on two coffee cans. I then hung each dipped crane to the scrap wood to let th...
I dipped each crane about two or three times, letting them dry 30 minutes between each dipping.
After the crane is completely dry, clip the wire down so that only about an inch is sticking out of the crane's back (hopefully it is all covered in P...
Cut a length of ribbon or string, about 6 to 7 inches in length. Loop the ribbon through the wire hook and tie the ribbon ends to each other. You're...
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Posted:May 10, 2007
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