Fun & Easy Paper Airplanes

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Tuttle Publishing, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 192 pages
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Make exciting and simple paper airplanes with this origami kit.

Fun & Easy Paper Airplanes presents a collection of realistic origami paper airplanes from well-known author and paper aviation expert Andrew Dewar. Dewar has spent decades perfecting the art of folding easy paper airplanes that both look great and fly well. This fun origami book contains detailed instructions for original paper airplanes—showing how to create origami airplanes that really fly. The easy-to-remove perforated pages, with printed lines showing the proper folds, will have you or your children folding like a pro in minutes.

All the origami projects are designed to be simple enough to be considered "origami-for-kids" projects, and can be assembled by beginning origami folders. Paper airplanes are a great way for children to learn origami and gain an interest and appreciation for this fascinating art form. The flashy folding papers already have plane images printed on them, making the finished origami planes look as awesome as they fly.

This origami book contains:
  • Full-colored origami assembly book
  • Step-by-step instructions and diagrams
  • 16 original design projects for planes
  • 84 two-sided origami folding papers
  • A variety of colors with printed fold lines
Fun and accessible for both the paper crafts novice and the more season paper folder, this wonderfully giftable origami book gets you started right away and is a great value. The pre-colored origami paper is ready to fold—No scissors or glue required!

Origami airplane projects include:
  • Diamond Dart
  • Star Clipper
  • Wave Rider
  • Jumping Jack
  • Stingray
  • And many more…

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About the author (2008)

Andrew Dewar was born in Toronto, Ontario, and graduated from Ryerson Polytechnic Institute (B.A. Journalism) and University of Toronto (M.A. Japanese Studies, Library and Information Science) before moving to Japan in 1988. After completing his doctoral studies in library science at Keio University, he joined the faculty of a junior college in Japan. Soon after arriving in Japan he rediscovered his childhood love of designing and flying paper airplanes. His passion for paper airplanes led him to become president of the Fukushima Paper Airplane Club. Dewar has published over 30 paper crafting books and kits. He also teaches paper airplane workshops and does seminars at schools, libraries, community centers and museums. He lived and taught library science in Fukushima, Japan, until the giant earthquake and nuclear accident in March 2011, when the city became unsafe. After a brief stay in Canada, he's returned with his family to Gifu, Japan.

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