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Posted: December 18th, 2003, 12:59 am
Yesterday I saw Kraft paper on sale for $1.00. I have heard of it used in origami, but what is it like
? If its good I'll go buy a ton of it.
Posted: December 18th, 2003, 6:50 am
Kraft paper is strong, and keeps a crease well.
But do you know the weight of the paper offered? There are many
kinds of Kraft paper. You need to get a thinner kind
for the more complex models.
Posted: December 18th, 2003, 9:01 am
combined with aluminium foil, it's nearly perfect for folding
I once got a biiiiig role of 37g kraftpaper for a song.
as said before, there are many kinds of kraftpaper (in weight and quality). you should give it a try, and if you like it you can buy the rest
good kraftpaper is good for complex folding, because it hardly tears, even when folding insects or other complex stuff.
Posted: December 18th, 2003, 12:22 pm
Hmm, I'll have to go buy a roll
. I'm not sure what weight it is
,but it was made by the people who make duct tape. I'll let you know how it turns out.
Posted: December 18th, 2003, 1:23 pm
this one I've folded yesterday from kraftpaper with foil:http://de.geocities.com/thereal_chris/lobster2.jpg
(try cut&paste, if the link isn't working)