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DIY paper flowers by Brittany. Kay, SO.

DIY paper flowers by Brittany

This is a really exciting post. Remember Brittany and Paul’s super cute, ultra whimsical wedding we posted a while back? The one with the HUGE PAPER FLOWERS? Yes, of course you do. Creative Kismet » Blog Archive » recycled paper roll ornaments. I’ve been saving up my paper rolls in hopes of making something with them.

Creative Kismet » Blog Archive » recycled paper roll ornaments

I decided to make these little ornaments after folding, bending, cutting and just messing around with the rolls. My little guy helped me out. Here’s what you need: paper rolls craft acrylic paint ink marker (optional) hole puncher strips of fabric, ribbon, yarn, twine (whatever you like) water-based, nontoxic satin varnish (optional) 1. Fold paper roll as seen in first image. 2. 6. Hydraulic robot made of cardboard and scotch duct tape. Paper Sculpture. Making a Frabjous. George W.

Making a Frabjous

Hart is a professor at Stony Brook and is one of our favorite artists, making a wide variety of stunning geometric sculptures. On his of his many works that has particularly captivated us for some time is a sculpture called Frabjous. When we realized that George had posted a template for this sculpture we dropped everything, grabbed the cardboard and hot glue, and raced to build our own. You’ll need papercraft type building materials: Paper, cardstock, or cardboard, and tape or glue. Also good scissors and/or a hobby knife with sharp blades. You can download the PDF template for Frabjous on its web page. The sculpture is made out of 30 identical pieces, with this S-curve shape. Cut out your template at your scale of choice.

You need 30 pieces so this can *ahem* take a while. Big hint for cardboard: replace your blade often. Once you have all the pieces, then comes the challenging part, putting it all together. The first hint about construction is to look at the corners. Frabjous Sculpture by virginia. Found it really helpful to get the spiraling right by labeling a dodecahedron (inspired by the explanations from the Evil Mad Scientists, which has great CAD illustrations you should check out) and marking the corresponding parts of the sculpture.

Frabjous Sculpture by virginia

You can download the pdf of the dodecahedron I used (with typed numbers) with some extra instructions below. This is just taped like hinges on the inside (not hot glue gun-ed.) I plan on re-designing and making another out of wood! As soon as I decide how to connect the parts cleanly together. Mantis - 3D puzzle by Neophyte. Sculpture by George W. Hart. This sculpture is 12 inches in diameter, made of walnut.

sculpture by George W. Hart

The parts lock together without glue. It is a puzzle/sculpture which can be disassembled and (if you are clever) reassembled. Here is a template of the basic component shape. Sculpture by George W. Hart. Tumbleweed Twelve ornate pieces cut from one eighth inch thick steel are assembled to make this 7-inch diameter sculpture.

sculpture by George W. Hart

I cut the parts from a sheet of steel using a computer-controlled plasma cutter. The image above shows the process. Each piece has the shape outlined below. In theory you can make a paper version by cutting out and taping together twelve copies of the above template. After cleaning up, the parts "simply" snap into each other, with no connectors needed. 72 Pencils. Dragon Fly puzzle by Neophyte. Image of Iris Business Card 4 Leaf Version. Image of Iris Business Card 4 Leaf Version This image is attached to the Iris Business Card 4 Leaf Version thing.

Image of Iris Business Card 4 Leaf Version

Bigger Sizes Thumbnails large medium. Member: dombeef. Planetary Gear Business Card - Hacked Gadgets - DIY Tech Blog. If you are looking to impress you can make a cool Planetary Gear Business Card.

Planetary Gear Business Card - Hacked Gadgets - DIY Tech Blog

If that isn’t for you then have a look at this circuit board business card or this metal business card that belongs to the Woz. "Cut from card or bristol and assemble like a sandwich. The middle layer needs to be appreciably thicker than the others; I cut it twice and glued the bits together, but I recommend using thicker paper board. To keep the planetary teeth gears from getting caught up in the window edges, bend the gear teeth down (towards the back layer) slightly before assembly.

Image of Planetary gear calling card. Image of Planetary gear calling card This image is attached to the Planetary gear calling card thing.

Image of Planetary gear calling card

Bigger Sizes Thumbnails large medium. How to Make Homemade Paper. Although making paper is a common enough activity, making paper at home is not because few are familiar with the techniques involved.

How to Make Homemade Paper

As a calligrapher, I was initially drawn to making my own paper so that I would be able to practice my art on interesting and unusual "canvas. " I'd never realized how simple the process actually is. You probably have most of the equipment already; what you don't have you can make. Also, in addition to creating beautiful stationery, I take pride in knowing that I'm helping to reduce waste in our throwaway society. Free plans for a ramp-walking wooden rhino toy. Exclusive: The Automata / Automaton Blog is please to present this set of wooden toy plans!

Retired civil engineer, cartoonist, automata & toy maker Roberto Lou Ma (creator of the ramp-walking robot figure) has been so generous as to create and share this set of instructions on how to make a ramp-walking rhinoceros. The figure uses geometric figures and straight cuts, so it should be fairly easy for everyone to make. Click on each of the images below for full-sized plans and patterns. Download these to your computer or print them directly from your browser window (being sure that they are at full size).

Step 1: Intro to the wooden rhino ramp walker toy. Download plans for ramp-walking wooden robot! Exclusive: The Automata / Automaton Blog is pleased to present this set of free mechanical toy plans for a ramp-walking wooden robot! Roberto Lou Ma previously shared plans for making a ramp walking rhinoceros. He has once again graciously supplied us with a set of instructions and images, this time showing how to make a ramp-walking wooden robot like the one in the video above. Click on each of the images below for full-sized plans and patterns. Download these to your computer or print them directly from your browser window (being sure that they are at full size).

A Circle Pop-Up. This week, I worked in Angela’s altered book. Her theme is circles, and for some reason, I felt the need to do a big pop-up made of circles. This looks really hard, but it’s actually pretty simple to make. Iris Folding Project #2 – Circle. Here’s what you’ll need to make the example at right: Patterned paper – 1 sheet each of 5 different printsSolid paper – a small piece for the irisFace stamp & ink pad – for irisPaper trimmer – I use the Fiskars 12″ personal trimmerPattern – print the pattern shown belowTransparent tapeCardstock – 1 sheet for apertureScissors How to make it: Using paper trimmer, cut patterned paper into 1-1/2″ strips.Fold strips in half lengthwise, creating 3/4″ strips with one folded edge.

Assemble strips into bundles of A, B, C, D and E papers, one bundle for each design. Set strips aside for the moment.Print pattern above. The Small Object Steno Pad » The Wooden Bead Trivet. How to Whittle a Ball in a Cage (with pictures) Edit Article With Hand ToolsWith Power Tools Edited by Darrin Abend, Tom Viren, Dvortygirl, Krystle and 12 others Whittling is a relaxing hobby in which you pare small shavings of wood from a blank to create or fashion an object. Most whittling tends to be for small toys or objects and not sculpture. Vanishing puzzles 2. The Japanese Birds Cut out the 3 pieces A, B, C. Tangrami - A paper folding shape puzzle. All you need to make the puzzle is a square piece of paper. Puzzles to make: Gambsodule puzzle. ‪Awesome Paper Toy origami papiroflexia‬‏ FREE paper models.

3D « PaperBotz. From post: Hello Kitty (Model) This is another Hello Kitty papercraft model, but on a scale of 150 cm (58.5 inches). This photograph shows the model with the small model of Hello Kitty… In my country (Guatemala), these papercraft models are known as piñatas. In this case, was produced to celebrate the second birthday of my daughter. Is made with a wire frame that provides rigidity to the model. Other pictures… Mechanical Iris Animated by ~billybob884 on deviantART. Ball in Cage. I find few things more satisfying in life than whittling wood. There is a certain kind of distinct pleasure you get when a sharp knife meets wood. The end result doesn’t have to be anything special to appreciate this subtle joy of carving. Wire Tree. Paper Sunflowers. Yarn Snowballs. Wire Wrapped Tree Of Life Ornament. How-to fold a Five Intersecting Tetrahedra Dodecahedron. ‪How to make an Origami Cuboctahedron from Curler Units‬‏

Mari's Origami Home. "Life is Beautiful" created by Yoichi Yamauchi (Yami), is an arrangement of 427 individual models. Top left: Health. Bottom left: Happiness. Top right: Have Dreams. ‪Crazy Paper Cylinder ! How To Make‬‏ ‪Origami Moving Cubes 2 - using Sonobe units‬‏ FlexiCube_CP.gif (GIF Image, 1869x464 pixels) - Scaled (61%) Gadi Vishne - Flexicube. This is a really neat model, so I folded it, took some pictures, and made little photo-diagrams. Knotology, the art of creating spheres from strips of paper.

Projects The second project: A sphere of colored strips. Take 6 strips with a length of 12 times the with. Knotology, the art of creating spheres from strips of paper. ‪Make an Amazing Moving Cube!‬‏ Sundial - Natural Science - Science. p1.jpg - Free Image Hosting at TurboImageHost. Fun With Wax Paper: Pressed Leaf And Flower Art. Here's another great craft activity using just wax paper and fresh leaves and flowers! This activity has two parts, making it that much more fun, and time consuming, usually a good thing right about now? First take a nature walk and collect leaves and flowers, and then use the things you've collected to make beautiful window art. Or wrap your creations around jars or vases and use as candle holders, gorgeous! Fun With Wax Paper: Abstract Melted Crayon Art.

Here's a fun craft activity that can also be an interesting way to introduce your children to the idea of abstract art! Grated crayons sandwiched between wax paper and then melted with an iron make beautiful abstract works of art, even worthy of hanging on the wall! The wooden Moroccan frames that we have hanging over our kitchen table have now become useful for a rotating art exhibition, including these works of crayon art. Miniature Carrot Tutorial (and 30+ Carrot Craft Links) Ws37-castle.pdf (application/pdf Object) Paper Model Houses. How to: Cuttlebug ‘Funky Circles’ Flowers « Make It Crafty. 4th of July Bi-Plane Tutorial. Burnt Match Cross. Sundial-Paper Sundial. Sundial : How to make your own Cut Out Paper Vertical Sundial. ʃ}ƒŠƒA(ƒy[ƒp[ƒ‚ƒfƒ‹) Puzzles. Disneyland Paris: Sleeping Beauty Castle Paper Model. Howl's Moving Castle Papercraft.

Dec paques. Download. Papercut downloadable models in PDF format. Leaping Goat - Toys. Home > Polyhedral toy > Tensegrity. Winter Village: How To Build A House - Martha Stewart Holidays. Victoria Norman Home. Goldfish.pdf (application/pdf Object) Pattern.htm. Home > Geometric toy > Ring of Tetrahedrons. Home > Geometric toy > Origami Spring. Home > Geometric toy > Tile Magic-1. Home > Geometric toy > Popup Spinner. Durban Stadium Kirigami Model by Paperlandmarks. Extreme Cards and Papercrafting. Origamic Architecture Kirigami Cards for Free ! 環境ポップアップ絵本 おうちでエコ!-楽しく学ぼう!エコのこと. Creative Pop Up Cards - Part 4.

Yarn Painting Skull. Extreme Cards and Papercrafting. Extreme Cards and Papercrafting. ‪Mother's Day Pop Up Card: Flower Bouquet Tutorial‬‏ Creative Pop Up Cards - Part 2. ABC3D‬‏ Autostima Book Design‬‏ Pop-Up Font. Pop up cards. ‘Celebrate The Boy!’ Tutorial: Soft Baby Book. Pop-up ABC - Toys. How to make a pop-up art/card! EASY tutorial!‬‏ Explosive Paper Designs by Simple Pop-Ups You Can Make! Pop-up books: Make Providence! Print Out #1. Unbelievable ! Twisting Pop Up . From Amazing Paper .‬‏ Stepping Thru Crazy: plastic bag. Math String Art (Measuring)‬‏ Math String Art (Sewing)‬‏ How to make the "wave" knot bracelet‬‏ How to make friendship bracelets:The Wave‬‏ Painting on Water‬‏