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Origami Soma Cube

Soma cube
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Original model created on 01/01/2022 - Published on 23/02/2022

Origami Soma cube instructions and tutorial

The Soma cube is a puzzle invented by Piet Hein in the 1930s. It is composed of 7 pieces that can be assembled to make a cube. You can make a Soma cube with origami cubes, and you only need paper (no glue, no tape).


To make the origami Soma cube , you need 9 square pieces of paper:


With each colored square, you can make 4 cubes, which is perfect to make the 7 pieces that all have 4 cubes (except one that has 3 cubes).

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How to make an origami Soma cube

Here are the step-by-step instructions to fold a Soma cube (photo diagram and/or video).

Soma cube - step 1

1. The 7 different pieces of the Soma cube, with an extra flower.

Soma cube - step 2

2. A completed origami Soma cube.

If you make this origami Soma cube, or anything else with my origami cube model, please send me pictures so that I can show them on the https://origamicubes.com website and in a future video!

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Thank you very much and happy folding!

Note: this model is an original model protected by international copyright laws. Please do not publish instructions, diagrams or videos that show how to fold it, but instead point people to this page. If you would like to help with the translation of the instructions to your language (or improve the translation), please let me know. Thank you!

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The Origami Cubes were created in 2022 by Stéphane Gigandet. This new origami cube model has several benefits over other origami cubes models:
  • It takes only 2 minute to fold a cube.
  • Folding an origami cube is very easy, with only simple folds.
  • You can use standard copy paper or origami paper.
  • A 15x15cm square of paper yields 4 2cm origami cubes.
  • The paper cubes can be joined together, without tape or glue.

Make colorful origami cubes and join them like paper Lego bricks to make cool Minecraft like creations! No glue, no tape, just paper!

Making an origami cube is very easy and quick (2 minutes per cube), and you can use standard copy paper or origami paper. You can then join the origami cubes to make fun creations. Video demo and tutorial:

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