By Fuse Tomoko
Think a field made from paper! containers are probably the most well known codecs of the age-old papercraft of origami. This pleasant publication is solely dedicated to the construction of origami boxes-plain or fancy, playful or functional, and difficult bins crowned with cranes, butterflies, lilies, stars, and more.
FABULOUS ORIGAMI packing containers comprises designs for nesting containers, easy triangle and sq. packing containers and extra advanced hexagonal and octagonal bins. distinct illustrations supply step by step directions at the right approach to crease and fold origami paper. the various designs are made up of one sheet of paper, yet a few mix person devices with exciting results.
Both useful and gorgeous, those bins can be utilized for gift-giving, storing trinkets, or just for display.
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62 Transfer a Design to Metal . . . . . . . . 70 Pierce Metal P iercing is the process of making a hole in metal sheet or a premade metal component. The hole can be decorative or it can serve as a connection point for jump rings, a place to insert a saw blade for sawing, or a junction point for cold connections such as rivets (see Chapter 6). Metal hole punches, punching pliers, and drill bits are the most common piercing tools. The tool and technique you select depend on the thickness of your metal, the size hole you need, and your personal preference.
27 Form Wire Links and Wraps . . . . . . . . 30 String Beads . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Cut Wire M ost wirework projects require that you cut wire to a specified length and trim off excess wire after completing a task. CUT WIRE WITH SIDE CUTTERS When you use side cutters to cut wire, always position the straight sides of the blades toward the wire that you’re cutting or the component that you’re working on. This creates a flush cut (a), which is nearly straight.
2 Use your finger to bend the spool end of the wire over the pliers and away from you, and then all the way toward you again, to create a loop. 3 Switch to flat nose pliers (or chain nose pliers), and use them to hold the loop so that the short tail of wire is pointing up and passing in front of the base of the loop. 4 Grasp the end of the wire tail with the round nose pliers (or chain nose pliers), and bend the wire away from you, over the wire at the base of the loop. 30 4 CHAPTER Essential Techniques 2 5 Release the wire and reposition the pliers so that you can grasp it again from below, and pull it upward and toward you to complete one wrap.