Miscellaneous Paper Models and Helpers
Free paper models,
information, paper model/paper toy creation utilities for paper modeling...
Things You Can Make With A Cardboard Box for Kids
Template - How to Scan 35 mm Slides On a Flatbed Scanner.
Instructions for how to make a catapult out of cardboard.
Columns With 16 Million Facets
- This is amazing! Desiner Hansmeyer's column stands nine feet tall,
weighs 2000 pounds, and is made out of 2700 thin slices of cardboard
stacked on top of wooden cores. Must see and read.
Publications - Sign up for the Dover Sampler, and each week
we’ll send you an email with links to free content from books favored
by customers like you. Download, print, enjoy!
Antique Paper Theater -
Over 200 sheets of paper project parts, Most from the 1920's.
Stark - Beautiful paper cut designs.
a Ukulele out of Cardboard
McGroovys - Free plans for cardboard play structures: castle,
pirate ship, space ship, train and more. He also sells "box rivets"
Forum - Mike Hungerford's Google Groups.
File Viewer - Pepakura Viewer is a free PDO viewer that is offered
from the same software company as Pepakura Designer.
- Download free templates that are blank to customize and make them
Model Net - Has a free paper model category, very nice.
Paper - David Graham: The Move-it Kit
- Clever carboard box on wheels. No template that I can find but it
is a clever design. Browse the rest of Strickly Paper, there are lots
of clever paper and carboard designers featured here. This box on wheels
would be great for moving into a college Dorm, where you have limited
a Paper Plane into a Drone -
Paper airplane drone controlled by your Smartphone!
Model/Paper Toy Making Helpers and Paper Model Software
Make - Free software for MAC, PC or an online App that turns
3D models into paper models or layered cardboard. you can then print
it yourself, or order it! Seems very cool. There is a tutorial here.
I am sure there are lots more tutorials out there.
- Very popular free
open source 3d modeling program. Has an unfolder plugin called Unfolder
that will unfold your 3d models.
Paper Model Maker - A plug-in for the 3D program Blender that
will unfold 3D Models. Look for "Paper Model" in the list.
Online - Has an interactive package/box design section.
- Origamizer and Rigid Origami Simulator can be downloaded from the
same page. Here is an article about the programs: New
algorithm generates folding patterns to produce any 3-D origami structure
Paper Model Design eBook
- A free ebook on how to design paper models using Blender an open sporce
3D modeling program. Download is in the upper right area of page.
Model Software and Makers
- 3d modeling program, freeware version available
3D - Low cost 3d modeling program
Designer - Very nice paper model creator!
- They charge 2 Euros but it still is very cool! You upload photos of
your head and thier web app will create a fully textured paper model
of your head! You can also upload 3D models made with Sketch-Up and
Blender as well. Every model bulder will want to spend a lot of time
on this site!
- Software that allows you to design your own cardboard chairs and furniture.
- Google's 3d modeling program. There is a functional free version.
We love the program, though we are still learning to use it.
Unfold Script - 3rd party script that allows you to unfold in
Google's Sketchup modeling program. Easy to use.
Ship Schematics - Free schematics covering Star Trek, Battle
Star Galactica, Babylon 5 and Space Battleship Yamato, Very Nice!
- Papercraft designer software for MS Windows. There is a demo trial
Ultimate Unwrap3D is a speciality Windows tool for unwrapping 3D models.
Also see our directory
of animated paper model design tools, here.