Introduction: Base for Modular Origami

In this instructable, i'm  gonna show you how to make the base for lots of modular origami.

Step 1:

start with a piece of origami paper.
Fold in half horizontal.
Fold in half again.



Step 2:

Fold the upper left corner and the lower right corner to meet the upper and bottom creases.
Fold along the creases to meet in the centre.
Fold the left corner up and the right corner down.
Tuck the corners into the pockets.


Step 3:

fold the flaps back
Assembly: look at the pictures.

Step 4: A Few Examples.

A few models you can make using this piece.

Comments

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krsiak (author)2013-01-14

Hi,

I want to try this.

They sell in my town origami paper 10x10 cm.
So I guess I could try to do 4 pieces of size 5x5cm each :)

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cokecola (author)2012-02-27

I agree, the tetris set is cool.

author

Ditto! This looks fun and those tetris ones are awesome!

author

thanks again :)

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luc.dof1 (author)2012-03-25

Very nice, but What is the size of the square of paper ?

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emilyvanleemput (author)luc.dof12012-03-25

thank you
in inches: 1,8
in centimeters: 4,75

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luc.dof1 (author)emilyvanleemput2012-03-25

Thank's, good continuation.

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emilyvanleemput (author)luc.dof12012-03-25

your welcome :)

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crossfire (author)2012-02-26

Very cool! I have to build a tetris set now!

author

Thanks! :)

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