Origami Heaven

A paperfolding paradise

The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell

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Cut and Fold Designs
 
This top level Index Page provides links to other Index Pages containing information about Cut and Fold Designs of various types. Please contact me if you know any of this information is incorrect or if you have any other information that should be added. Thank you.

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Cut and Fold Designs can be divided into two main categories:

Cut and Fold Polyhedral Nets

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Cardboard Modelling / Cartonnage

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There are also a number of other cut and fold designs which do not fit into the above categories:

The Cut and Fold Windmill - 1864 onwards

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The Cut and Fold Model Aeroplane - 1886 onwards

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1889

'La Science Pratique' by Gaston Tissandier, which was published by G Masson in Paris in 1889, contains a design for a Cartonnage Silveroctahedron, under the name 'Ballon fait sans rognure avec un carre de papier ou d'etoffe' (Balloon made without offcuts from a sheet of paper or cloth), which is made in two parts which then need to be glued or sewn together.

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