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Largest Origami Cube

United States David Webber

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Newton, Massachusetts, United States / May 14, 2009

David Webber built an origami box that measures 4 cubic feet, a new world record. All six sides of the cube are 19quot; x 19quot;.

Webber built the box on May 15, 2009 in Newton, Massachusetts. Eran Hornick was present as a witness.

- entire box must be made of paper
- permissible to use adhesives to assemble cube
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  • response to previous attempt United States Zachary Narloch

    Zachary Narloch

    sorry to tell you this, but i want to beat this record with computer paper

  • response to this attempt United States Eran Hornick

    Eran Hornick

    In truth, it was built when David and I were in 7th or 8th grade, around 2001 or so. I was a beginning origamist and thought of the idea of making a blown-up model of the classic origami cube, so David (my best friend) and I used his Dad Jim's giant photo paper, which we cut to squares measuring approximately 6' 8" to a side. I though of the idea and it was only with my knowledge of origami that David and I built it together. Contact me for more details.

  • response to this attempt

    Eran Hornick was the planner and designer; built together by Eran Hornick and David Webber

  • response to this attempt Canada Dan Rollman

    Dan Rollman

    Andrew, thanks for noticing. Fixed.

  • response to this attempt

    um... I'm no geometry genius, but Looking at the description, doesn't a cube normally have 6 sides??

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