Basic Sled Kite

How to make the Template


If this kite is going to be made more than once, or by a workshop, you should make one or more templates. It's quite easy to do in mounting board, just use a sharp craft knife and a metal straight edge to cut the following shape:

Dimensions of the Template Note:

You don't even need a ruler to measure this for A3 paper, just fold a piece of A4 in half vertically to give you the 'A' dimension.

If you are not using A3 paper, then note that A = 0.354 x B

If you have no idea what a sheet of A3 paper is, try reading these notes about paper size.


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©1995-2006 John Staplehurst
J.A.Staplehurst@ex.ac.uk last updated: 19/5/97