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How to fold a ship

This Ship is an origami classic, easy to do and it floats well.

You can do the ship just by this Video or also use the steps below


  • Use oridnary paper (80g/m²)
  • Use the steps along with the video
  • the Numbers in brackets are mark the timerange of a step in the video

Step 1 take an A4 sheet of paper and fold it in half (0.8-0.21)

Step 2 mark the centre middle of the longer edge (0.21-0.29)

Step 3 fold the edge diagonally to the marked piont twice (0.29-0.40)

Step 4 fold the flap from the top down (0.40-0.53)

Step 5 wrap th rest of the flap around the shape (0.53-1.01)

Step 6 repeat steps 4 and 5 with the other flap (1.01-1.13)

Step 7 pull the two layers of the triangle apart (1.13-1.17)

Step 8   flaten the shape to a square (1.17-1.22)

Step 9 pull one of two up to the corner (1.22-1.29)

Step 10 repeat step 9 with the other flap (1.29-1.35)

Step 11 just like step 7 and 8  (1.35-1.40)

Step 12 pull the two corners apart to shape the ship (1.40-1.44)

Step 13 shape the ship (1.44-end)


  • spray a little hairspray at the ship to make it more waterproof


This is so cool. Where do you recommend getting the paper?

for this model you'll just need ordinary copy paper.

for origami paper in genral you should go to a shop with office supply or to a crafting shop. (if there are any in your town)
-Also there are onlineshops with decent paper

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