Make Your Own Paper V8 Engine Using These Plans

Warning: It isn’t as easy as you think it is.


Engineers are always looking for something to tinker with, whether it be a crossword puzzle, a rubik’s cube or a broken clock. And when they’re done with one activity, they’ll be itching to do something new. Well, here’s something you might want to try! Make your own functional tiny paper V8 engine!

Source: YouTube, Aliaksei Zholner

Aliaksei Zholner is a one-of-a-kind papercraft technician. He is known for his tiny functional paper engines, each one even more impressive and smaller than the last! Many have been curious on how he was able to do these and I’m sure, you’re itching to find out as well. Well, you’re in luck.

Zholner has published his plans and template to create a tiny V8 engine! Just cut, and use your technical engineering skills to assemble! Brace yourselves for this will be definitely a challenging activity!

Here is the full PDF for the parts. The first page contains the paper pieces that is to be cut, and includes the wordles but clear step by step instructions for the assembly of the cut pieces.

Source: Aliaksei Zholner

Even with this guide there are some processes that are pretty difficult, so take your time studying them. Zholner has uploaded a video that will explain how to create a paper rod that is to be used in the assembly as well.

Source: YouTube, Aliaksei Zholner

The assembly might be extremely challenging, even with the plans, but it’s far easier than building your own from scratch. Imagine how much planning, creativity and skill Zholner has put into these plans! Once you’ve created your own using these plans, you’ll definitely feel accomplished, and you’ll have something to brag about!

You can check out Zholner’s YouTube channel for other amazing papercrafts that’s sure to bring out the crafty engineer in you!

Happy crafting, engineers!

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Aliaksei Zholner

Cielo Santos

Engineer. Writer. Artist. Gamer. Musician. She dreams of building a time machine and help kittens take over the world. Is secretly the pink power ranger in real life.

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Make Your Own Paper V8 Engine Using These Plans

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