Star of David

How to cut one from a single sheet of rectangular paper

Star of David

Star Outline Instructions

    This web page shows you how to cut a Star of David from a piece of paper. The first 5 steps are the same as the instructions for cutting a six-pointed star.

  1. Take a piece of paper and fold it in half.
  2. Fold in half again but only make a small crease to show the midpoint. Fold the bottom right corner upwards to make a 60° angle at the midpoint.
  3. Fold the bottom left corner upwards to meet with the right edge of the paper. You will get a pizza shape.
  4. Fold this pizza shape in half again.
  5. Cut a wedge out: cut from bottom right up towards top left. Here, you need to cut at an angle so that the resulting wedge is in the shape of an isosceles triangle. See what is an isosceles triangle:

  6. Cut off the bottom of the isosceles triangle. Cut below the mid line. You will get a right-angle triangle.
  7. Cut out a smaller, right-angle triangle. You will get a shape that is like a check mark.
  8. When you unfold the check mark, you will find a nice
  9. surprise!

Star of David

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