How to apply a chair-fold in origami (animated instruction)
This page is for those who want the instructions to apply a chair-fold in origami.
Chair-fold is a folding technique being widely used for origami furniture such as chair, table, and bed.
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If you are ready now, let's have a fun learning to apply a chair-fold in origami.
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Here you will learn how to apply a chair-fold in origami.
The "chair-fold" consists of three 90° valley-folds, two 90° mountain-folds, and two valley-folds.
1. In order to apply a chair-fold, there must be three crease lines: one horizontal and two vertical crease lines.
2. Now, you need to apply a chair-fold utilizing the existing crease lines.
You also need to make two diagonal crease lines by applying two valley-folds.
3. Congratulation! You have completed applying a chair-fold.
A chair-fold is an advanced folding technique. It consist of one diagonal valley-fold, 90 degrees valley and mountain-folds. This technique is used for making a 3D object consist with 2D flat surfaces.
A typical crease-pattern for chair-fold is shown on the left.
When we say a chair-fold, it means applying both left chair-fold and right chair-fold.
But sometimes, you need to apply either left chair-fold or right chair-fold.
Let's apply a chair-fold here!
This is the folded-model after applying the chair-fold.
Here we want to apply a right chair-fold only.
The result is shown on the left.
Or we can apply a left chair-fold only.
This is the result after applying the left chair-fold.