Paper Claws

Introduction: Paper Claws

Using just paper to make works of art has been a tradition in some societies for centuries. In this step by step walk though, you will learn how to make a claw out of paper. CAUTION: Claws may be sharp. Take care not to scratch or poke yourself or others. Use at your own risk.

Step 1: Find Some Paper

Take a piece of normal printer paper. Notebook paper works just as well. Note: Make sure that the paper is unmarked and unfolded or the claw will be flimsy and won't work as well.

Step 2: Fold the Paper

Take the top right corner of the sheet and fold it down so the top edge is lined up with the left edge.

Step 3: Fold Again

Take the top left corner (this should be the only top corner) and fold it down to the other side.

Step 4: Fold the Bottom Corners

Take the two bottom corners and fold them over so that the outside edges line up with the last fold.

Step 5: Fold the Bottom Portion of the Paper Up Onto the Top

Take the bottom portion of the paper and fold it back onto the top.

Step 6: Fold the Right Side Over

Take the right corner and fold it across so that the edge lines up with the center of the folded sheet

Step 7: Fold Again

Take the previous fold and fold again on it self almost as if you were rolling it across

Step 8: Repeat Previous Step

Fold the claw over one last time.

Step 9: Tuck in the Back Point

This step is tricky. Take the bottom point and tuck it into the fold that was made by the previous creases.

Step 10: Put on Claw

Congrats. You did it! You now have a paper claw. Make five or even ten of them to cover both hands. CAUTION: Claws may be sharp. Take care not to scratch or poke yourself or others. Use at your own risk.

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84 Comments

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Cleb255
Cleb255

Reply 3 days ago

for step 6, you take the corner of the triangle, and fold it so that the whole triangle is folded in half. Then you take that folded paper, and fold it over again, so that the triangle wraps around it again. Then you repeat that. Then, the last fold should leave you with another point. Take the new point, and tuck it into the pocket between the old point and what was the triangle. I hope i explained it well.

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EclipseWCUE
EclipseWCUE

Reply 4 months ago

those were the parts i were confused on, but i got it now(Totally didn't type this with my claws) :]

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ForeverKenzie
ForeverKenzie

2 months ago

I have made at least eleventy billion of these
And for those who are confused on the tuck step, that extra paper goes in the little side whole. I really hope I explained that well. Have a great day/night

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phokim6389
phokim6389

Question 8 months ago

i just ended up making an arrow because i got stuck at step:7

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FlavoredAir
FlavoredAir

Answer 3 months ago

Lol

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EclipseWCUE
EclipseWCUE

Answer 4 months ago

All you have to do is fold it over again.I hope that helps :D

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ItzEvie_Demon91
ItzEvie_Demon91

Answer 7 months ago

its kinda like makeing a hole buch of trinegls

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mtogue60515
mtogue60515

Reply 6 months ago

Yeah right

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EclipseWCUE
EclipseWCUE

4 months ago

I love these so much! I made so many my teacher told me that i needed to stop because i was making to many! (My desk was covered in them :'] )

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Bob backwards
Bob backwards

8 months ago

What are the dimensions of the paper?

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average_Cosplay3r
average_Cosplay3r

Question 9 months ago on Step 10

I ended up with a huge mess and I'm just trying to cosplay. Someone explain this whole thing better please

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average_Cosplay3r
average_Cosplay3r

Answer 9 months ago

Also, how do I add images?-

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Project_Maker69
Project_Maker69

Question 2 years ago

Can someone explain the last step a little better please?