How to Make a Paper Cube

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Introduction: How to Make a Paper Cube

I will show you how to make an origami paper cube in less than 3 minutes. These paper cubes are really fun to make! After you finish making the cube, you could also try putting a LED inside the cube to make awesome lighting effects! Credit for the LED in the cube goes to gorillazmiko.

Step 1: Beginning Fold

All you need is:
A piece of paper
Something that will cut paper

First, you just do a simple fold (shown in the photo).

Step 2: Cut the Paper

Cut the paper along the line to make a square.

Step 3: Unfold, Fold

Now unfold the paper and you will have a square. Then fold it the other way.

Step 4: Mountain Fold

Now fold the sides in as shown in the photo. This is called a mountain fold. Then fold it down as shown.

Step 5: Yay! More Folds!

Next, fold the bottom corners up to the point at the top. But only on one side.

Step 6: Two More Folds

Fold the two sides in so that the tips touch the center.

Step 7: Tuck in the Flaps

Fold down the two flaps at the top. Also notice that there are two slots that you can open near the center. Tuck the flaps into the slots.

Step 8: Now the Other Side

Now repeat steps 4 through 7 on the other side. You are almost done!

Step 9: Blow! Blow! BLOW!

On one of the ends you will notice that there is a hole. I bet you are so tempted to blow into it, right? Well then blow, blow, blow!
But wait! There's more!

Step 10: Crease

Notice how the edges are round? It doesn't look good. So what you should do now is crease all of the edges to finish off the cube!

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80 Comments

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Kamille
Kamille

Question 4 weeks ago

How do step 4? It isn't as easy as it looks.

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zitojasmine
zitojasmine

7 months ago

when i blew it it blew up lmao

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QueenVeronica12
QueenVeronica12

Question 3 years ago

I dont get it im stuck. . . . . . .

Is somebody even going to help me HELLO ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

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Samreet21
Samreet21

Answer 2 years ago

I think you should ask the person who made it because lots of people are having trouble

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shivansh.sathya
shivansh.sathya

Reply 10 months ago

i did it maybe you should find a different place,like youtube

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gaikwadjui27
gaikwadjui27

Answer 1 year ago

Same

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popopipi11
popopipi11

Question 2 years ago on Step 9

i dont get it where am i supposed to blow??

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20usb10285
20usb10285

Answer 1 year ago

You may see a hole if you flip the Model blow in that hole.

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Toph Toh
Toph Toh

Answer 2 years ago

Look at both of the edges. The one that has a little hole is where you blow.

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20usb10285
20usb10285

1 year ago on Step 9

Can you show this in a video so that I can learn the basics

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lexievscoXD
lexievscoXD

1 year ago

don"t know how to crease? crease? help please :(

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RicardoF96
RicardoF96

5 years ago

Terrible instructions and even worse box. This is what happened when i blew. I blew it up ?

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20170176
20170176

Reply 1 year ago

Good job!

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Samreet21
Samreet21

Tip 2 years ago

So i am just giving you a tip you might wanna add more writing to what your doing instead of just a line and a picture but also i like how each step has a picture

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Ghost-12985
Ghost-12985

12 years ago on Introduction

I was completly lost a step 7 Do you think you could make it a little bit easier?