The Sonobe unit is a pretty common modular origami unit. This instructable will show you how to make the basic Sonobe unit. There are several photos of each fold, so look at the pictures. The text is just a basic overview; the information is in the pictures.

If you have questions or need extra pictures just add a comment.

There are ways to do this in fewer folds, but the extra creasing steps are helpful for beginners. 

Step 1: Crease Center and Fold Edges to Center

Most of the content of this instructable is in the photos. So, look at the photos first. Then if you need further information look at the text.

1 Fold the paper in half. Unfold the paper.

2 Fold the edges into the center-line.
<p>Phew. Is this a modular or original?</p>
<p>It's not my invention. Check out the Wikipedia article for a little bit of history. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonobe </p>
Very interesting, I like it!

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