Hi Ian,

I find that most of the papers the Origami Shop sell are tougher than
kami.  In particular the golden river paper is my favorite and their tissue
foil is pretty neat too.  They are expensive.  Probably the best cheap
solution that is durable is double tissue.

I found that if I only burnish a crease the first time I make it and
burnish to better settle complex sinks and collapses and the rest of the
time keep a light touch to the folding, it is much less likely for to
fatigue or tear kami and the paper still looks crisp and sharp at the end.


On Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 9:17 PM Ian McRobbie <ian.mcrob...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I love the color variety and availability of kami but I've grown tired of
> living in fear of it tearing when I fold even intermediate-complexity
> models. Is there a stronger ready-made alternative to kami? What do you use
> when you need a duo paper that's tougher than standard kami?
> Thanks,
> Ian

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