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Ok what am I missing here?

PostPosted: September 3rd, 2005, 12:53 am
by reallyruud

Here is a chess piece diagram, and in step 5 it says to rabbit fold, but no matter how hard I try to, I can't figure out what he's talking about, I know how to rabbit fold, but you just can't do it, I've tried so many times the folds are ripping due to use, :cry:

PostPosted: September 3rd, 2005, 1:24 am
by TheRealChris
I moved your entry into the right section :)
and here I quote myself:

Peter Budai has an amazing Basic-Folds PDF at his homepage:
it should give you a good introduction into the basic folding procedures.



oh, btw: welcome to the board [img][/img]

PostPosted: September 3rd, 2005, 2:09 am
by Brimstone
It would be easier if at step 3 you precrease the rabbit ear. Do you know where?

The pointed lines in step 5 mean that the rabbit ear is done not only with the part of the paper that you can see, but also with the part that is "inside" beneath the flaps that are done in step 3

PostPosted: September 3rd, 2005, 3:54 am
by Joseph Wu
Boy, those diagrams are terrible. Who puts out such garbage? :roll:

PostPosted: September 3rd, 2005, 4:50 am
by malachi
I don't know, but I wish they would get with the program and write more diagrams. Bad published diagrams are better than no new published diagrams...


PostPosted: September 3rd, 2005, 9:32 pm
by Friet
Ooh! A chess set!

I don't play chess. But it would be really nice to have an entire chess thingie (including the board) made from paper. I think I saw an origami chessboard somewhere. Probably on or something.

I hope I get some time to fold it pretty soon. I haven't had the time to do any origami for three months now. :( Vacation, med school etc.

PostPosted: September 3rd, 2005, 9:43 pm
by malachi
I aspire to complete my chess set. Montroll has board made from a single square, but I settled on Kim Best's modular board. I stopped when I was 3/8th of way done, although I hope to get back to it someday.

Part of my motivation problem stems from the fact that I like board games a lot, but Chess is far from my favorite.

PostPosted: September 3rd, 2005, 11:05 pm
by origamimasterjared
Marc Kirschenbaum has a pretty sweet modular chessboard that's diagrammed on Dr. Stephen O'Hanlon's website.

PostPosted: September 4th, 2005, 1:13 am
by Friet
He also has a regular chessboard. Diagrams are on

You'll get a chessboard of one fifth the size of the paper you used.

PostPosted: September 4th, 2005, 2:19 am
by FunkeeFolder
Hey malachi,

Where is Kim Best's modular board located? Just wanted to know.

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PostPosted: September 4th, 2005, 3:36 am
by malachi

PostPosted: September 5th, 2005, 1:59 am
by FunkeeFolder
Oh yeah I knew about this one! I just forgot where it was. Thanks malachi! :D

Funkee Folder