November 30, 2014

Modular Origami Christmas Tree

The pattern for this modular origami Christmas tree was created by Francesco Guarnieri. To construct the tree, progressively smaller squares of paper are folded into the same octagonal shape, then stacked. Everything you need to know to construct a tree of your own may be found here.

Papercraft Agent P Christmas Ornament

In the Disney TV series, Phineas and Ferb, the Flynn-Fletcher family own a pet platypus named Perry. Unbeknownst to the family, Perry leads a double life as a spy known as Agent P! Time and again Agent P has stopped the evil plans of the bumbling Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz. This 3D papercraft Christmas ornament of Agent P is available at the Disney Family website.

November 24, 2014

Arkham City Harley Quinn Papercraft

In the DC Comics universe, Harley Quinn is the right-hand woman of The Joker, Batman's archenemy. Once a psychiatric intern, Harley is now as insane as the criminals she once attempted to treat. This Harley Quinn papercraft is based on a 3D model from the Batman: Arkham City video game. The Pepakura PDO template for Harley is by Sheol Papercraft and may be downloaded here.  The finished model stands around 13.8" (35 cm) tall.

November 19, 2014

Papercraft Blade Runner Cars

In the 1982 movie, Blade Runner, the police use cars called Spinners. Spinners can both fly and move on the ground like a regular car.  These miniature papercraft Spinners were created by Dave Winfield. At his website (located here), Dave offers a wide selection of free paper models of vehicles seen in movies and TV shows.

November 17, 2014

Papercraft Avengers Magic Folding Cube

A magic folding cube is a cube with six photos on the sides that folds open to create a new cube with six different photos showing. In this case, the photos on the cube are of Marvel's Avengers! The twelve photos included on the cube are: Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, The Hulk, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Nick Fury, Agent Coulson, Agent Hill, Dr. Selvig, Loki and the Avengers logo.  A copy of the template may be found here.

UPDATE 5/14/19: The original hi-res template is no longer available. :( The link above now points to a low-res copy. General instructions for this type of cube may be viewed here.

November 14, 2014

Papercraft Urban Buildings for Miniature Gaming

This collection of papercraft urban buildings was created for Dropzone Commander, a 10mm scale sci-fi tabletop wargame. Each of the buildings is nicely detailed with projecting balconies, roof top mechanical units, and parapets that are double sided. PDF templates for the buildings are available for download at the Hawk Wargames website. Also available are printable roads to place between the buildings.

November 11, 2014

Disney Cheshire Cat Fortune Teller

This printable Cheshire Cat "fortune teller" toy is the same shape as D12 dice used in RPG games. The toy works on the same principle as the "Magic 8 Ball" toy (only the die inside the Magic 8 Ball has 20 sides instead of just 12). Having only two pieces, the fortune teller is a quick and easy build. The papercraft template for the toy is available here.

November 5, 2014

6th Anniversary!

Today marks the 6th anniversary of Tektonten Papercraft! What a fun ride it has been so far! Here's a heartfelt "thank you" to everyone who has supported my efforts. Pictured are some of the paper models that have been featured on the blog over the years. Some are my own creations and some are the creations of others. From left to right we have: