# How to Make an Origami Shuriken (Ninja Star)

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## Introduction: How to Make an Origami Shuriken (Ninja Star)

have you ever wanted paper ninja weapons? well then you're in luck

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## Step 1: Get Two Pieces of Origami Paper

any square paper will do

## Step 2: Cut Them Both in Half

i fold then cut so i have a line of reference

## Step 3: Fold Them Both in Half

fold both pieces in half the long way

## Step 4: Fold It in Half the Other Way

now you just fold the other way

## Step 5: Unfold the Last Fold on Both Pieces

just unfold the last fold

## Step 6: Fold the Top Half Over on Both - But, Do It in Opposite Directions!

see how they are in opposite directions?

## Step 7: Now Fold the Bottoms to the Opposite Sides

now it should look like this

## Step 8: Turn Over

now turn over both pieces

## Step 9: Fold the Two Squarish Pieces Into Triangles

well, the name says it all

## Step 11: Fold in the Triangles

fold the triangles into the body of the pieces

## Step 12: Put the Pieces on Top of Each Other

it shud kinda look like a swastika

## Step 13: Now Fold the Triangles Into the Body of the Other Piece

see the little pockets?

## Step 14: It Should Look Like This

do the same with both parts

## Step 15: Flip It Over

now it should look like this

## Step 16: Grab the Triangle and Put It in the Pockets in the Back

grab the triangle

## Step 18: Flatten It Down

just push on it and fix any imperfections

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## 7 Discussions

5* bro! Your instructions are very clear and easy to understand!

This was so useful in my project thanks to Instructables

This was so useful , others were helpful also but you went one step farther with more endeepth steps , if/when you update it tell them to put a quarter in the pocket it increase weight for better flight (for acctually use)

OMG i went to other people
and they failed and i got it on this one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

thanx soo mch man ive been wanting to make won of theses of ages bt could never assemble it you have been the clearest of them all and you should be proud out of all the shiruken (dunno how to spell it!) things urs is da best cheerz ollie :D