Menko

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Here are the instructions to make an origami menko:

Start with two square papers, and colored side facing down. Here I am using printer paper.

1. Apply a horizontal “Z-fold” (valley fold the top, mountain fold the bottom each 1/3) and unfold.

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2. Apply two horizontal folds. Notice in the picture that the top one is folded first, followed by the bottom.

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3. Apply two valley folds so that it matches the picture below.

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4. Rotate one paper 90˚.

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5. Put the right model on top of the left model, like the picture below.
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6. Fold the top triangle to the opposite side.
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7. Fold the right triangle to the opposite side.
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8. Fold the bottom triangle to the opposite side.
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9. Fold the remaining triangle to the other side and unfold.
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10. Put the triangle into the pocket.
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You have finished the menko!

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