Paper Engineering: Folding Base Riser Template Modified
What you'll need
Printed Template
Cardstock
Pencil
Ruler
Scissors
Glue
Large Paper Clip Or Butter Knife
Cotton Swab
Score all dashed lines. Cut out the 3 pieces along the black outline.
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Crease each piece on the scored dashed lines. If you forgot to score, complete that first.
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This piece has a counter fold, and should look like this when it’s folded.
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Let’s fold a base page.
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Here’s a peek inside a finished model. Notice where the parts are attached.
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Start with attaching the rising rectangle with the tabs to the v fold. Let the glue dry.
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Now attach the double mechanism to the base page.
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Let’s peek inside again and see how it works.
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The layer can now be attached over the first pieces. Glue one side. Let the glue dry. Flip and repeat.
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Test:check how the whole pop works. Evaluate: what is moving? where can artwork attach? Improve: can sections be taller or shorter? shapes changed?
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Make it your own! Trim, add, color, cut, change and improve, rebuild it with your own imagination.
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Have fun! The more you practice the better you get!
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