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Zhen Xian Bao, Post #6, the Big Box

This post is the continuation of examining the parts of the Chinese Thread Book, the Zhen Xian Bao.  Each level of expandable parts has its own characteristics. I’m going to be writing about what I call the Big Box, which is the most interior layer of the book. On my Zhen Xian Bao Pinterest board you… Continue reading Zhen Xian Bao, Post #6, the Big Box

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Zhen Xian Bao, Post #five-and-a-half

Last spring, when I saw Elissa Campbell’s posts about the Chinese Thread Books that she was making, they reminded me that this was structure that I had been intending to explore. Elissa expressed, in her posts, that she just couldn’t stop making them. I didn’t understand what she meant by that at the time, but, wow, I… Continue reading Zhen Xian Bao, Post #five-and-a-half

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Zhen Xian Bao Post 4: the second layer box

Finally I am getting to writing about he next second box of the Chinese Thread Book/ Zhen Xian Bao. For the record, here are  links to  my previous posts on the Zhen Xian Bao, and to my Pinterest board, which contains sources that I’ve studied: Zhen Xian Bao, Intro & Examining proportions Starting with the Finished Size… Continue reading Zhen Xian Bao Post 4: the second layer box

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Zhen Xian Bao, Post #3 Twist Box for top layer

Zhen Xian Bao, Chinese Thread Book, Post #1 intro Zhen Xian Bao, Chines Thread Book, Post #2, starting with the finished size Of all the posts that I plan to write about the Zhen Xian Bao, this will likely be my favorite post. Figuring out both how to make this twist box and explain it… Continue reading Zhen Xian Bao, Post #3 Twist Box for top layer