Traditional Origami Ship Tutorial

  • 01 of 07

    Introduction

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    This Traditional Origami Ship is pretty easy to make, you only need one sheet of square paper for this one.

    we have drawn on some simple circles that look like portholes, but you could also add some rigging, anchor, and a lifebuoy.

    If you're new to origami this might be a bit tricky, if so have a look at How to make an Origami Sail Boat.

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  • 02 of 07

    First Phase

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    Start with your paper white side up.

    1. Fold your paper in half and unfold.

    2. Fold the right edge to the center crease.

    3. Fold the left edge to the center crease.

    4. This is called an origami cupboard base.

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  • 03 of 07

    Second Phase

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    5. Fold the bottom edge up to the top.

    6. Unfold the previous step.

    7. Fold the bottom edge to the center crease you just created.

    8. Pull out the left section.

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  • 04 of 07

    Third Phase

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    9. Flatten out the section you pulled out.

    10. Pull out the right section.

    11. Flatten out the right section.

    12. Turn the model over.

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  • 05 of 07

    Fourth Phase

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    13. Fold the top edge to the bottom.

    14. Fold the top section up from the center crease.

    15. This is what the crease looks like.

    16. This is what you should have.

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  • 06 of 07

    Fifth Phase

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    17. Fold the right side of the top section up from the center as shown.

    18. Fold the left section up the same way.

    19. Holding the center with your left hand, Pull the right section into the center.

    20. Push the paper that results to form an upside down triangle.

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  • 07 of 07

    Sixth Phase

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    21. Do the same with the left side.

    22. Make the same squash fold as the right side.

    23. Turn the model over.

    24. It's done. You can use a black pen to draw some portholes.

    Don't worry if it didn't work out the first time, just try again, it can take practice.