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Topic: Origami
Replies: 2   Last Post: Feb 26, 1995 1:25 PM

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Heidi Burgiel

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Re: Origami
Posted: Feb 24, 1995 6:01 AM
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Have you looked at Tomoko Fuse's book _Unit Origami_? It describes
ways of making geometric figures from several sheets of origami paper
folded similarly. Unfortunately, these figures often fall apart when
I try to make them.

_Patty Paper Geometry_ by Michael Serra is a book describing geometry
projects for students your age. The idea there is to fold pieces of
waxed paper and observe the geometric figures formed by the creases.
Can you construct a square by just folding paper and marking points on

Similar ideas are presented in the book _Geometric Exercises in Paper
Folding_, by T.S. Row. The instructions in this book seemed a little
difficult to follow, though.

Good luck!

Heidi B.
University of Washington

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