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Alaskan King Crab

 

Origami Alaskan King Crab

Paper used:  a single un-cut square of mulberry tissue paper treated with methyl cellulose.

Design date:  September, 2007

Base Crease Pattern: 

Origami Alaskan King Crab Base

Design Reference:

Real Alaskan King Crab

 

This is another design that was inspired by a Discovery Channel show - this time it was The Deadliest Catch.  The distinguishing characteristic of this model (compared to other crab models out there) is that it only has six legs - most origami crabs (like most real crabs) have eight legs.