November 29, 2012

Printable Santa Gift Boxes

I like the flexibility of these papercraft Santa boxes. They may be used as small gift boxes or table top decorations. String some together through the tips of their hats and they become a Christmas banner. Make use of the included number signs and you can create an Advent calendar to count down the days till Christmas (with a candy treat inside each one of course ^^). The free printable templates for the Santas are available at Kathy's Cottage.

November 27, 2012

Printable Tron Light Cycle Game

Created as a piece of Tron fan art by graphic designer David Landis, these papercraft light cycles may be used to play a table top game. The PDF download offered by Landis contains enough pieces for up to five people. The only other item needed for game play is a six sided die. Don't have a die handy? Try building one out of paper!

November 25, 2012

Adventure Time Papercraft: Golden Sword of Battle

The Golden Sword of Battle is Finn's primary weapon in the Adventure Time animated series. This paper model of the Golden Sword is 1:1 scale and measures 28" (71 cm) long. When designing the sword I experimented with construction techniques in the hope of making it stronger than previous papercraft swords I have done. I believe I succeeded, although after an extended period of whipping around my build of the model it started to show some weakness where the blade meets the handle. ;) The template for the sword is available in both Letter and A4 size and may be downloaded here.

November 23, 2012

Star Trek Papercraft: Voyager and Prometheus

These paper models are of two important starships in the Star Trek:Voyager television series. On the left is the U.S.S. Voyager, the namesake of the show. In episode one, Voyager is teleported 70,000 light years from Earth and presumed destroyed by the rest of the fleet. Pictured on the right is the U.S.S. Prometheus. The Prometheus is an advanced starship which can separate into three separate spacecraft. In the fourth season of the series, the Prometheus became the first ship in the fleet to be contacted by Voyager after its disappearance. Both of these models are by Paragon. The PDF templates for the ships may be found here and here.

November 20, 2012

Star Wars Paper Snowflakes

It's the perfect geek decoration for the holidays: Star Wars paper snowflakes!  Pictured are snowflakes featuring Boba Fett, a TIE fighter, Princess Leia, and a Stormtrooper. Mattersofgrey offers a total of nineteen different snowflake templates. All templates are free to download, although a small donation is suggested if downloading the collection as a whole. [via Ninjatoes]

November 18, 2012

Tiny Papercraft Christmas Village

This tiny papercraft Christmas village designed by Kallboys depicts the Christmas Market in the town of Mondorf, Germany. The two larger buildings shown in the diorama are the Castle-like Caf√© Hafenschl√∂sschen and St. Laurentius Church. The PDF template for the model may be downloaded here. In the build photo above by saltacornu the template was printed at half the size of the original.

November 15, 2012

Star Wars Papercraft: Boba Fett Blaster Rifle

Here's another fine Star Wars paper model by Norturno Sukhoi: a full size Boba Fett blaster rifle. A standard EE-3 carbine rifle was improved by Fett by the addition of an electronic scope and a stock. The template for the rifle is available in Pepakura PDO format only and may be downloaded here.

November 12, 2012

Parthenon Paper Pop-up

A free download of the template for this Parthenon pop-up is available at Paper Garden. The Parthenon was completed in Athens, Greece around 432 BC and is considered by many to be the pinnacle of Doric temple architecture. Paper Garden showcases the papercraft work of Sakyo K. Also available on the same page as the Parthenon pop-up is a template for a pop-up of a Christian church.

November 10, 2012

Printable Monster Rampage Board Game

You gotta love a free board game, especially when it involves both papercraft and giant monsters terrorizing a city. ^^ This printable table top game is called "Smash Monster Rampage". The PDF downloads for the game include (among other things) templates for 3D buildings, 2D monsters, and a paper die. According to the authors, a single play of the game takes about one hour.

November 8, 2012

Scooby Doo Papercraft: Velma, Shaggy and Daphne

Last month I posted a papercraft Scooby Doo by Guillermo Molina.  But wait! Scoob is not the only paper model of the Mystery Incorporated gang created by Molina. He also created templates for Velma, Shaggy, and Daphne. Now if someone would just create a papercraft Fred the set would be complete! ^^ Special thanks to Ronny for rounding up the links to the templates for me.

November 5, 2012

Fourth Anniversary!

Four years ago today I started blogging about my favorite hobby, papercraft! Here's thanks to every one who has supported my humble efforts over the years. It was only last year that it dawned on me that the anniversary of Tektonten Papercraft was also Guy Fawkes Day. So to celebrate anniversary day this year I have rounded up four different printable Guy Fawkes masks, two which are 3D and two which are 2D. Here are links to the templates for each of the four masks: One, TwoThree, Four.

Skyrim Papercraft: Septim Coins

The Septim coin is the main currency In the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim video game. According to the Skyrim Wiki:
"The Septim is named after the dynasty that rules the Septim Empire founded by Tiber Septim. It is officially called a Septim due to the bust of Tiber Septim on the obverse side. The legend on the obverse (front) is: The Empire is Law. The Law is Sacred. The reverse reads: Praise be, Akatosh and all the Divines."
The template for these papercraft Septims may be downloaded here. This is my third Skyrim papercraft release. Previously released were a Runed Lexicon Cube and a Dwemer Puzzle Cube.

November 1, 2012

Papercraft Star Trek Ships for Miniature Gaming

This 1:5000 scale USS Enterprise paper model is part of a collection of four Star Trek TOS ships intended for use in miniature gaming. The other ships in the set are the USS Schmidt, the USS Ptolemy and the USS Federation.The templates for these ships are small enough that all of them together fit on a single page (which may be downloaded here). Model design by Glenn Jupp and Rawen.