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The V-flex

Watch to learn how to fold a V-flex only-flexagon

Fold a V-flex only hexa-flexagon

Fold the V-flex only hexa-flexagon by following these instructions:

  • Download the file below (template number 10 in the flexagon booklet) which has the templates for the back and front of the paper strip that will be folded into a V-flex only hexa-flexagon
    (Credit: Scott Sherman for research and educational use only)
  • Print the two templates using a colour printer
  • Cut out the two shapes.
  • Glue together the back and the front, so that the paper strip is printed on both sides.
  • Crease the paper along the dashed lines, back and forth, so that the paper is flexible and easy to work.
  • Fold the adjacent 3’s together and then fold the paper strip into a hexagon.
  • Tape the first and last dashed edges together, and that’s it!

Watch the video again to practice the V-flex! It will take some time to learn. You will probably want to pause the video or watch it at half speed to learn the moves. You can also see more videos and pictures of this and some of the other flexes we’re going to learn on Scott Sherman’s excellent flex example webpage

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