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Origami Aircraftby Jayson Merrill
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Advanced paperfolders looking for even greater challenges will find them in this carefully illustrated book. Clear instructions and step-by-step diagrams show how to construct origami aircraft that actually fly! Sixteen models and#151; all made from square sheets of paper and#151; are fully functional. The planes soar, landing gear retracts, cockpits open and shut, and cannons swivel.
Experienced folders as well as enthusiastic beginners will enjoy tackling the Bandit, Shadow, Firestorm, Thunderhead, Cyclone, and twelve other sleek aircraft. A brief introduction provides valuable suggestions about types of paper to use. Also included: directions for general folding techniques and a table of folding symbols.
Unique origami book presents illustrated instructions for folding 14 war machines: six jets, three missiles, and five ground vehicles. Models include spy plane, bomber, predator battle tank, guardian battle walker, and more.
Origami enthusiasts with a particular interest in weaponry will appreciate this unique book, which presents instructions for folding fourteen war machines: six jets, three missiles, and five ground vehicles.
Illustrated in full color, the step-by-step directions show how to assemble the models. Origami aircraft include a spy plane, strike fighter, and bomber, plus impaler, javelin, and harpoon missiles that can be mounted on some of the jets. Models of ground vehicles include the predator battle tank and guardian battle walker.
Dover (2015) original publication.
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Clear instructions and step-by-step diagrams show advanced paperfolders (and enthusiastic beginners) how to construct origami aircraft that actually fly! Seventeen planes, among them the Bandit, Shadow, Firestorm and Cyclone, are all made from square sheets of paper and are fully functional. They can soar, landing gear can retract, cockpits can open, and canons can swivel. Includes directions for folding techniques and a table of folding symbols.
About the Author
Jayson Merrill is the author of Dover's bestselling Origami Aircraft.
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