Thanks for the tips, David. I've tried a handful of different papers from
origami-shop but none of the duo ones. I really like the white/color combo
of kami. Is there a consensus about which paper brands create the highest
quality kami?


On Thu, Mar 26, 2020, 9:37 AM David W <> wrote:

> 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.
> David
> On Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 9:17 PM Ian McRobbie <>
> 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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