Tips & Information

A few pointers that may improve the assembly process.


  • Use quality craft paper and avoid thick card stock
  • Most models use 3-4 color sheets per building


  • Laser printer may give sharper results and last longer, but inkjet works fine
  • Set printing options to grayscale


  • Score the edges with a blunt object along a ruler
  • I use a mechanical pencil for scoring, but retractable pens and other things work well too
  • First fold should be in opposite direction of final resting position
  • Fold in both directions a few times for sharp edges


  • Regular Elmer’s glue works great
  • Apply glue lightly
  • If attaching flat surfaces, let dry under a heavy book to prevent warping


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