HowTo: Paper Plate Geometry

Paper Plate Geometry

Oh, what fun you can have with a little math + a little origami.

Bradford Hansen-Smith folds intricate geometric sculptures entirely from paper plates and is kind enough to offer a few HowTo's to get you started. Examples of his work below; scroll all the way down for the HowTo.

HowTo: Paper Plate Geometry

HowTo: Paper Plate Geometry

HowTo: Paper Plate Geometry

HowTo: Paper Plate Geometry

BASIC FOLDS

  • The First Fold

HowTo: Paper Plate Geometry

  • The Three Diameters

HowTo: Paper Plate Geometry

MAKE A SPHERE

HowTo: Paper Plate Geometry

MAKE A TETRAHEDRON

HowTo: Paper Plate Geometry

MAKE AN OCTAHEDRON

HowTo: Paper Plate Geometry

MAKE AN ICOSAHEDRON

HowTo: Paper Plate Geometry

For more details on each diagram, click through.

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