The Public Paperfolding History ProjectMain Index Page Last updated 27/3/2024 x Scientific Amusements by Tom Tit, 1918 'Scientific Amusements' by Tom Tit, translated by C G Knott, was published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd in London in 1918.This book is a translation of some of the material from volumes 2 and 3 of 'La Science Amusante' by Tom Tit togeher with some additional material added by the translator. A full copy of the text of the work (although lacking the cover and title page) can be accessed online here. ********** ********** ********** Analysis The Necessary Instruments - How to Construct Accurate Right Angles by Folding Paper ********** The Equilateral Triangle - How to Construct the Equilateral Triangle by Folding Paper The Regular Hexagon - How to Construct the Regular Hexagon by Folding Paper ********** The Pentagon and the Five-Pointed Star - The Pentagonal Knot and the See-Through Pentagram ********** Sum of Angles of a Triangle - How to Sum the Angles of a Triangle ********** How To Trace an Oval with a Pair of Compasses ********** The Paper Ladder - The Newspaper Ladder ********** A Paper Ladder by a Single Cut - The Fold and One Cut Ladder ********** The Rectangle and its Diagonals - Pattern Drawing Puzzles Solved by Folding Paper ********** To Construct a Hexagon by Finger Pressure - How to Flatten a Mobius Band into a Regular Hexagon with a 'Coup de Poing' ********** The Five-Pointed Star with a Single Cut - The Fold and One Cut Pentagram ********** The Seven Pentagons - The Pentagonal Knot ********** A Camel Through the Needle's Eye - How to Pass a Big Coin Through a Small Hole ********** A Cylinder Transformed into a Pyramid - How to Make a Tetrahedron from a Tube or Envelope ********** The Maximum Envelope - How to Make the Largest Possible Envelope from a Given Rectangle ********** Paper Puppets - Fold, Cut and Fold Figures ********** Vesta Figures - The Rower **********