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Folding and gluing

Tnr ñniíih«'ig $tep$ F<w p«»:h provecí show how and wtere ti> apply glue during folding, Remember to smooth tfie g:'uwi surfocc .ind Itf the glue dry cwnpleiefy twfor*

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Padding

Fihnrfiii padding mak»* pieces that Ham l3rs;e empty spaces bit wren tayi.-r% mart.; nI urdy and prevents -hen fronr- seing iqiiaihiit—for l*sample-, padding chunky bea-ds raate. them mare durable. Padding is a^so » effective wav to give some pieces-*suth as tne raofeir. idnnonor and frog briicirbos-a fluffy apjwaranw. instead el ¿ fla took. Some picces have a small hurte through wllkh lib* tiki ÍAU be pushed using 3 blunt twtfhj>kfc. Rem e n be: that a painted twHhpici wilt push through th.e libtrliü, making ¡t dsfficute to -itu^ it in-.o the oiecc,

FIRFHFILl Hi* filling- give* durability Afld h r:iúí»» took.

A iwthpicfc will com» in handy tD fiuf fcirri-a«« jnil taCww

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Final gluing fAnst drift¿"iii m>dr.v rln nn-1 rt^td glue 1g rnflinto-n the- » tven so, applying a lit!« glue It^re And ihcrif irr-akfiS

V3F1C pieces SiL-rdle», wfticfi •ncans v&J t^u not tiar** la WOffl cbaul ¡».rtv/r wifatdi^S when »hr j?vreV> Is ivorik For this* use watefprofrf epa*y Slue !hai dries like eta*r rubber. A npuind tooHip|ck «•. n yoai tool for applying g?.ue beUvtftJii :iyrrs .ind in hcsid ia-TCMti -areas; Always fblKw ihe iFonuIdiiurerv ttifeclions and wutkiOSw

Sn-orth the gJUHl wWh flngpti in a -bone fotdf-i.

BCHENTS OF GLUE The crjn# an rhe i*fi <*» foldwt and ccoiftd, ±u\ Ifv on? wi tfM rlgTil hod ":ts wmie tayws Rlusd »►•yl fafore cuating. Comparing the lwo i^rjets irotn unitarmv.rfi jhows chat dm if-« toy* of slue mak« thi p#p«r vifchtty »tiff and ?»im r tnn cwi «he dftH & -criip a pp«s artier..

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Fail jm! eei&Misnt p*p*r «i stable tor ¿aafcig. So^i pip»» tads when wirt. W <001 a tt^ap pt«« ot ptytrtt ¿ftttifc First to hhc id ¿«fed shi «u.tvWiwfcf'a diietftoit» a-«d ¿instant befo™ J3?-lyv>f caMlrg.

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Will* ^ny ttw «Vitrei pfeues, mal* »re ih*i ih* !?>»

Iljpt; ar? R»K <mhit£ or tfiey will MHk c»M6l when drje. After 1he firat CMteg, thi pi«* mqfftl sbyftfiy So*» fcrthap*

II iMfw ".He team* ootfltaf.

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S<Mii plwot 4 >m«ll h&le though fiberfrli can be pws|t«4 Ma-ii»5 4 blunt torthptak.

^member thu a point«* W-hpWi. will pwslt througti tr-ftberfrtl, oaking If difficult CO ihrfl ¡Vtnto Iht pie«.

3λ Tools and techniques

C&ating

Therc is rnnK' I hnn nn<' way to teal origami jeweUy I recommend ysing polvuretfiane, which is. also usrd ds 3 clrrpupage medium, p&tyuieihane wilt soak ihKkjgfi Ihe paper to coat tiie entire pteCi. not jliSt the 5uridt*. If.

is vraier fcased and therefore

M5y ti> hanri»c. but, whon dry, it Is water resistant. Pofcuntfhane ihp p.-ip^r siifl but ir^cilr-itaiiTs. flexibility, so the piece will net It is available iii mai, satin, semi-?,loss, -gloss. end high-gloss £intabrv lift' '"ilin 0* mat finish co >;eep ihe ^arnn look of paper,

Lin Inis yosi profc r ,1 ^hinirr finish. Even the satin and mat finishes makr thr pnprr slightly shiftier and danker in color.

Fj>iI 411*0 npn!i>r-r«?-n5 pnprr are' ricjl »-.uitalbl^ Tor coding.

Son-* p3per bleeds when wft, so coal a piete of 50 ch«k ^ it bleeds, rirst, be wjre 10 cedii "he mdriuridCLiife/S dictions and cautions bafore applying ooat^is, Ail ihe

,sre,ii, Should be •Lornpietely tfiy before coaling:, if you fycl |he 1

T«4tlpicks Stwik into sn eraser wt^i an innovative drying rack lor smalLtt (iifcrt.

Paper bleeding

Some origami papers bleftf. If shis hawiens. colors may run gr smear during coating, and, even when coated, il exposed tO f«M5$ w.itpr. <kwd'qU3lilV yjzen wasM pap^r does not bteed (or ir bleeds so tittle that it does hoi matter]. Mujiforne (solid-color) washt pape' tends I? bifry? i ne uik ej soared through the paper, so you will npt Igsc thr tfrior Test a soap piece- of paper for nl^rjinj to SiJrr, To avoid unwanted color mixing, change- or wash the wlieu agplyfrtg casting. differem colored papers. Usi^g i tapping nxrfian with tts> tMush minimizes smearing Applying addHionaS teyors &l coaling siioirid minimize

Further bliw?;ng, bui \t might not completely pteveitt if.

Other coating methods foij may I fcr to experiment with arty of the&e coatln$ ir-ethods:

■m Clear nai"! palish can be used co iûii a smail p-ece. but i1 tnnck lei make the- piece shiny, it protects only the syrfiKJ? of the papes, a nr. .'ft may crack it be nils.

Coating wttb p&lyure-thann

From i s-malt -«.mount of palyu. clhi.rre in « C«nl<Mi«r. Apply m (hM Layer with -s ¿mall paintbrush in ill sujets

♦fid spaces ber«eeri layers. Lei dry completely. Rppsiit two- nr thr** hn<?.

Pmôco needs moi? coats, coat ! nc- rtr^ir, wN'rr th.st will not show, s-uch as behind f hr- wsngç ami h^vn^rn 5hn layers of she crane's beaks.

Do not ■:! p the piece in i he coating miteitel, ui pour the coaling maternai over tte piece. IF tho p«tc g^tv îod wet, H witt start to unfold. Grnr?oift en a tin g gi^i's gaori durasmtv but less beauty.

To riry rhi» ciwite?d pieccS, lay rhem, facing up. on wax paper or isnotN'r nor stick 5iii^ace. Make are that rte pieces or fl.aj» not touching du-irig drying or the? vwil stick togetlier ard can rat br wnrn dr^.

► Acrylic spray *s sioiple and quirk fik- citing, bi,1 il dws not make the finished piece iis Arable ai polyureihejno,

* Heavy, pour-on -or dip-in varnish «n ma-ye o p«eo$ very dvra!i6e and waterproof-, however^ ihrs m.ikt"-. thr piece look rnn-rc-like snlnv p&5tic or clay.

♦ Oii'baSed varnishes will give a yelbayHimed Mt*=i&lv_

Crtrcp aeads are made of wrfl mctn! ifid «if U5Cd to held other beads wi plarr w connect findings to the &eadftig

2 Pinch and flatten the crimp bead fi-triy using cdrnping pliers,

Fixing findings

Att*tfcir-5 ¡uwe-^ry findings (flr fittings) the final Sta^a. AJI tKe DKhir^u« le-quirKta Foi cbmpUHing thfc projicli in thn b<K>k m eotplanned

Finishing we I rv 3 7

1 Usinj two pai's of round-r^se jilicrv. pry thr *jmp ring open by one e#d awav ft-am yw.

¿nc, ai tbr snm* timr, pgliing the Ctfar tWVti VO'y

This technique i* -also used fir an end bar aod splip. rlrt$.

t Tie ite thread to the clasp.

2 Applv ilea* oail po€sh to ihe knol for an extra safeguard against ft {Mining; undone.

J Thrwd » fa* toads so t*at the bDSe er»d the thread is inside the bend*.

4 Then trim the end gf the thread. Use this technique «1 the other frnii of the chr-c^ii to atlac1» 8 5pli1 ring,

Crtrcp aeads are made of wrfl mctn! ifid «if U5Cd to held other beads wi plarr w connect findings to the &eadftig

1 Thread ihe crimp be^d or the air or a- re.

2 Pinch and flatten the crimp bead fi-triy using cdrnping pliers,

3® "sob ianri technique*

4 Thread i if* br.n^, vn that ;hc luote end ol lb« wiffi it ifSjde thpm Ihgn trim the- wtrl of fMe. Do Sir* iarre on «liif ¿fid ihtf Vilnfr lo ¡Ktnrh a split ring

1 Thread a crimp &eso on the wire, then long ¡he mire throush <Jwp toik chraLi^h the bead.

2 SWfe she cri'-np bead dawn fie ftire. !o abfojt ui in (2,5 mm) pywn iKc clasp.

i ATTACHING A CiASP TO BEADING WIRE

This tecfinlque r& ststi used for an enii bar ¡jnri S9UI ring.

4 Thread i if* br.n^, vn that ;hc luote end ol lb« wiffi it ifSjde thpm Ihgn trim the- wtrl of fMe. Do Sir* iarre on «liif ¿fid ihtf Vilnfr lo ¡Ktnrh a split ring

3 Use coping pliers ta bead

1 Thread a crimp &eso on the wire, then long ¡he mire throush <Jwp toik chraLi^h the bead.

2 SWfe she cri'-np bead dawn fie ftire. !o abfojt ui in (2,5 mm) pywn iKc clasp.

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