How to make a closed oblong origami box

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closed oblong origami box



Level Beginner
Copyright Hyo Ahn

This page is for those who want the instruction to fold a closed oblong origami box.


This closed oblong origami box starts from 8x8 matrix base. One special folding technique that you need to learn for this model is inserting a flap into another flap.


Before working on this model, you need to know what valley-fold and mountain-fold are. If you know these two folding techniques, then you will have no problem in making origami box.


If you are ready, then let's get started.


If you find any bugs on this instruction, please send an email to HyoAhn's email.

You may use any kind of paper to fold the origami box (*it is easier if the front and the back side of the paper are slightly different whether it be in texture or color).

Make sure the paper that you use is a square (all sides are equal and all the angles equal 90 degrees).

closed oblong origami box: front side of paper


This is the front side of paper which will become the interior of the box

closed oblong origami box: back side of paper


This is the back side of paper which will become the exterior of the box.



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