Robert Lang klein bottle

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Robert Lang klein bottle

Postby ryuzin_origami » October 27th, 2009, 10:26 pm

Can someone help me with the collapsing? It doesn't look flat foldable or even foldable:
http://www.langorigami.com/art/gallery/gallery.php4?name=klein_bottle
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Postby origami_8 » October 27th, 2009, 10:28 pm

It's not supposed to be flat foldable. I believe the long diagonal lines that go through the picture are just reference lines.
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Postby origamimasterjared » October 27th, 2009, 10:44 pm

As Anna said, the long diagonals that seem to cross all sorts of things they shouldn't are just reference lines. It is 3D, not flat-foldable, but it is foldable. I've folded it before.
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Re: Robert Lang klein bottle

Postby flyant » March 4th, 2019, 9:21 am

Same here, I don't know how to fold it into 3D and which bits need to tuck into where.
I don't know if it's possible for someone to make a video of them folding the Klein bottle because I really want to fold one myself.
Also, is there any suggestion of paper for folding this?

link of cease pattern seems to be changed: https://langorigami.com/crease-pattern/ ... -opus-444/ I also have the pdf of the magazine which have more details of folding on it (if I'm allowed to post it?)
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Re: Robert Lang klein bottle

Postby oz » March 9th, 2019, 11:25 pm

I'm abysmal at deciphering crease patterns, sorry I can't help directly, but I did find this picture of the bottom; maybe it can help?
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