Make a 30 Second Paper Spring

Make this spring from a scrap of paper, use this while making a card, or use it as a toy. Its quick and easy.If made right it should be able to shoot 2-3 times its height.

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Step 1: Get Your Paper

The paper I used had these dimensions.

Step 2: Wind Your Paper!

Tightly wind your paper around your finger so it looks like this. Then your done!

Step 3: ....

If you don't know how to make a "fly" then watch the video.

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    3 years ago

    Viz top tip: Add razor butterflies and send to ex


    11 years ago on Introduction

    I used to make those all the time in elementary out of the bookmarks in the library. Those shot really high.