Floating Boat With Origami




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Make a floating boat with a A4 paper . It's beautiful and cheap , but you can make it with your art and idea .
That can floating in the water . I tell you how to make it dielectric .

Step 1: What Will You Need

- a A4 paper
Color pencils

Step 2: Draw Your Design

Draw your design on the paper , with your art ! Also you can use a full color paper or print a picture on your paper . I draw my design with color pencils . I think it's pretty !

Step 3: Fold of Half

I you like your design side see on face of your boat , you should inverse your paper and then fold it of half . So , fold your paper of half (perpendicular) .

Step 4: Fold the Corners

Now make a fold of half , and then fold the corners on it (middle line) , look-like picture .

Step 5: Fold the Oblong

Step 6: Avulse the Corners

Take two corners and avulse them into right and left , look-like picture .

Step 7: Fold Them Overlap

Now fold it of half - perpendicular . It mean you should fold them overlap .

Step 8: Avulse Again

Take two corners and avulse them into right and left again , look-like step 6 . This work need a few experience . So you should be careful . Do this step carefully and quick .

Step 9: Insulation and Use !

Your boat is ready to flouting , But for better durability you can insulation your boat with tape .
I like see your boat !

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    8 Discussions


    3 years ago

    i dont know what i did wrong but my boat looks more like a... not boat :(


    8 years ago on Introduction

    Well explained and well photographed. I love these boats, been making them since I was a kid, though yours are better decorarted than mine ever were.


    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks again . Yes , I think these photos are better than my older instructables photos .