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Crane Base

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1. The crane base is actually developed from the square base. When your square base is finished, it should look like this. Make sure the open corner is facing you.

 

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2. Fold the sides of the top layer into the center, like so.

 

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3. Repeat Step 2 on the reverse side.

 

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4. Fold the top triangle down. (I usually also fold it the same way on the reverse side to make a better crease.)

 

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5. Unfold the paper back to the square base. There should now be three very pronounced crease lines on the paper. As shown, insert a finger into the opening at the bottom. Gently, begin to pull the bottom of the paper up toward the top.

 

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6. Continue folding the bottom of the paper upwards, and flatten out one side at a time as you do so. (Tip: I’ve found that this step is much easier to accomplish if you do it while holding the paper in mid-air, rather than trying to keep it flat on a table.)

 

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7. Flatten the other side of the paper so the paper looks like this. Repeat this step on the reverse side, and ta-da! You’ve made the crane base!

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Author: Kayla Minguez

UPROXX blogger. I also pen things on Pennedist.com.

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