The Palm Leaf Grasshopper

Posted by Stephen Petrey on Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Posted by: u/rolandroflz

I thought this was pretty cool!

This is a palm leaf grasshopper! There’s much discussion in the Reddit thread about the material, origin, and proper Japanese nomenclature. Typical and to be expected of any high-quality Reddit post honestly — however, one user in particular commented a web archive link to something extraordinary.

An old, MS-painted tutorial on how to make such a grasshopper out of palm leaves:

A real treasure.


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