Traditional origami base
Each base is named after the best-known model for which it is used. There is one the simplest of traditional origami bases, the W-boat base. This base is a development of the cupboard fold.
|Use a square of paper, colored side down. Valley fold the square in half from left to right. Press it flat and unfold it.||Valley fold the square in half from bottom
to top. Press it flat and unfold it.
||Valley fold the top edge down to meet the middle fold-line. Press the paper flat. Valley fold the bottom edge up to meet the middle fold-line. Press the paper flat, thereby making the cupboard fold.|
Diagrammed by Yuri and Katrin Shumakov
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