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« on: September 10, 2009 02:59:18 PM »

I completed both of these months ago but only got relatively good pictures recently. The first is a modular origami star made using instructions from "the origami handbook." It is 30 squares of paper and the finished star measures under three inches in diameter (from point to point). I made another one of these using different paper but the photo didn't come out.



The second project is 1000 cranes. I worked on them whenever I had some free time, always carrying squares of paper in my purse. I got some strange looks since I was folding them in class, while talking to people, in the car, etc. as if it was just a normal thing to be doing. They are a few different sizes and I wish I had made them all the same but oh well. I had cut the paper from bigger sheets and ended up with strips on the end that were thinner but didn't want to waste them so I used them anyways.
The largest cranes measure about 3/4 of an inch high with wings folded up. The smallest around 3/8 of an inch.

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« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2009 03:42:35 PM »

Amazing!
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« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2009 04:38:11 PM »

I cant even successfully fold one crane, all I can manage is a pretty lame balloon, good job
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« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2009 05:56:23 PM »

Wow, 1000 cranes?  The picture alone is awesome.  Good for you.
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« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2009 07:22:38 PM »

WHAT!!!!

Amazing.
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« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2009 09:30:30 PM »

Thank you all for the comments!
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« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2009 10:25:12 PM »

I love origami...but I'm not sure I'd ever have the patience to fold 1000 cranes.

Great job.
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« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2009 12:54:16 PM »

That star look so cool! and the cranes are epic, congratulations on finishing them!
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« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2009 01:11:20 PM »

Thanks!

I'm not sure how I had the patience to do this... I usually give up on large projects pretty quickly.
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« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2010 07:49:00 AM »

HOLY MOLY THEY ARE SO FLIPPING SMALL!
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