The instructions which show you how to make a paper diamond kite are step-by-step and illustrated throughout by high-quality closeup photographs. But first, let me tell you a few things about this very cheap-to-make kite...
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Ready to see this little kite do its thing? The movie clip further down was taken down at a local beach, in almost perfect weather for it. The sea breeze was coming in at an angle off the ocean. Sunlight poured down from an almost cloudless sky.
Initially the breeze was ample and the kite swished about on a very short line as I took some photos. Turbulence from my body as I stood there was probably affecting the flight as well.
Later, with the little diamond on about 20 m (65 ft.) of thread, it flew more steadily over the sand. The breeze had died down by a few kph. Seagulls soared the man-made rocky slope just downwind of the flying kite. That's when I took the video below, although the gulls had departed.
From the summary up there, you already know a bit about a typical MBK Paper Series kite. But also:
Knowing how to make a paper diamond kite is just a few minutes away now. You could have it in the air before the sun goes down. OK, maybe by lunch time tomorrow :-) You'll find it's a really fun little kite. To make and to fly.
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