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Paper Steamboat – Folding Instructions

Origami Steamboat is another origami model that is easy to fold and requires a few simple steps. Here are the instructions.

Origami SteamBoat

How to make an Origami Boat:

Step 1:

We will be starting with a square sheet of paper colored on one side.

OSB1Step 2:

Fold the paper in half two get vertical and horizontal creases at the center.

OSB2Step 3:

Flip the paper and make a fold at the bottom such that the end of the paper meets the center crease.

Step 4:


OSB4Step 5:

Lift the right side of the paper and bring it towards the center crease. Press well and flatten.

OSB5Step 6:

Repeat the step above for the left side as well.

OSB6Step 7:

Lift up the square at the left bottom and make a squash fold.

OSB7Step 8:

Repeat the squash fold for the right side.

Step 9:

Bring the top of the model to meet the bottom. Fold and make a crease.

OSB9Step 10:

Unfold. You will see that a horizontal crease is formed at the center.

OSB10Step 11:

Now make another fold bringing the top to meet the start of the bottom (blue color) part.

OSB11Step 12:

Make small triangle like folds at the edges.

OSB12Step 13:

Unfold these triangular folds and make squash folds with the creases formed.


Here is the model with the squash folds done on both the sides.

OSB14Step 15:

Flip and you have your steamboat.

Origami Boat

Pretty simple wasn’t it?!

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