Jack in a Box (Hugo Pereira): Instructions


SARA what I need to do on

SARA what I need to do on [23.36] because of your hands I cant anderstand. Please help.


Thank you Sara!

all of your videos are amazing and I have made a lot of origami models in your videos. If it wasn't for your jack in the box origami i wouldn't have the confidence to make other origami models so I would like to say thank you very much for all your hard work.

closed sink

Why do you like closed sinks so much

Sink Fold Help!

Sara plz help. I can't seem to get the sink fold for the lid (022.31). I don't know which layer is meant to go where. I am just stuck. Do you have any suggestions?


Open the paper, so that there's a single layer in the back, the rest of the layers in the front. Then closed-sink. Does this help?

-- Sara

can i

can i pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaaasssssssssssseeeeeeeeeeeeeee purchase or have your red and purple jack in a box by hugo perira that you show a picture of before you start the video pleeeeease

hi sara its me again you

hi sara its me again you have a video in the other videos tab called jack in a box it was a red and white model and you said you used to soft paper what size paper did you use for it it said 2:1 paper can you give that size to me in centimeters or inches that would really help please reply

Some guidelines

I honestly don't know anymore. However, one could guess that the side length of the box in the video was say... 5cm. Then the paper I started with would have had to have the dimensions 30cm by 60cm. I think what you really want to know is which size paper to start with to get a box of a specific size. So: If you want your box to have a side length of x cm, then start with a sheet with the dimensions of 12*x cm by 6*x cm.

-- Sara

oh ok and about the pheonix i

oh ok and about the pheonix i didnt know it was illegal im only 10

ok where do u get the red

ok where do u get the red purple paper

Wrapping paper

It's wrapping paper I bought in a store in Germany. I don't know whether it's available online or abroad, sorry.

-- Sara

origami jack in a box

what size paper did you use for the purple and red model of the jack in a box that you show a picture of in the beginning of the clip please reply i need to know

number 1 sara fan

Red/purple model

See http://www.happyfolding.com/gallery-pereira-jack_in_a_box - I started with a sheet of paper with the dimensions 30cm x 15cm.

-- Sara

THANK YOU bye the way ur

THANK YOU bye the way ur awsome i have works of satoshi kamiya i wish i can fold the ancient dragon your amazing and do you want the instructions to satoshi kamiyas pheonix all you have to do is reply

No, thanks

Sorry, I am not interested in illegal diagrams.

-- Sara

how much time is your Video

how much time is your Video O_o

Video length

The player says 1:13:21, so about 1 1/4 hours.

-- Sara


How big paper do you recommend to use?

Paper size

I do mention that at the beginning of the video, you know. ;)
Recommended size: 42cm by 21cm // 18 inches by 9 inches

In the video I use paper that is 35 cm by 17.5cm.

-- Sara


I have seen the video but never noticed that thanks!

whan is your next video?

when is the apple coming out?

Maybe at the end of next week

Well, that depends on when I find time. Right now I'm too busy to do a video, but I'll try to make some time at the end of next week. No guarantees, though.

-- Sara


when is it going to be? i reallt want to how its made

Video will be up within a month

I'll upload it in about 3 weeks.

-- Sara

Which paper is suitable?

Hi sara
It's great you made this video.
I also like to make the Jack, but I have to know, which paper I can use.
Is it possible to fold The Jack in the box with double tissue?
Thanks for answer.

Haven't tried

I'm not sure, I haven't tried yet. The paper might not be stiff enough. I think using tissue foil should work very well, but again, I haven't tried.
You should try not to use too heavy paper. In the video I used standard origami paper (maybe 65 gsm, not sure right now).

-- Sara

Ok, in that case I´ll trie i

Ok, in that case I´ll trie i with normal paper.

Jack in the box

Loved the video. I finished mine yesterday, thanks for the awesome instructions.
P.S. Congrats on your invitations, very unique.

thanks sara

thanks sara

i need help from

i need help from 0:19:12-0:20:13
plzzzz hlp


Yeah, I should have done a retake on that. Try rewatching the sequence in the beginning (starting at 9:12). Other than that, push down the length of the paper, and the corner will probably emerge by itself. Else push on the corner I indicated, so that the section folds down (rather than to the left). If in doubt, always consult the diagrams.

-- Sara

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