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Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred

Cover of Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred by David Erik Nelson Published by No Starch Press

Building the Diamond Kite

The finished Diamond Kite

Figure 23-4. The finished Diamond Kite

  1. Begin by preparing the kite’s sail. Trim off the self-adhesive flap from the first envelope. Cut the folded seam along one 13″ edge and the 10″ edge. Lay the envelope flat to create a roughly 20″ by 13″ rectangle (Figure 23-5).

    A prepared envelope

    Figure 23-5. A prepared envelope

  2. Repeat Step 1 for the other four envelopes.

  3. Lay out the envelopes as shown in Figure 23-6. If you want your kite to advertise the fine services of FedEx, UPS, or United Postal Service Priority Mail, then position the envelopes with ...

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