How to Fold a $1 Dollar Bill

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Get a one dollar bill, fold four times, one for each corner.

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After folding the four corners. Notice how the bill has the marks of those folds.

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Fold both ends of the bill by pulling in the sides, in order to have the shape of a triangle

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Bill with both ends folded into triangles

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Fold both ends (tips) of the triangles into the center of the bill.

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Fold the four sides of the triangles (two per triangle) towards the inside. Already amazing, uh?

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Fold both sides towards the back of the bill - here you see the right side folded (looks like it disappeared).

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Bill with both sides folded backwards

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The bill now has three differentiated thirds. Fold them as shown. Right third to the left. Left third to the right.

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The three thirds folded.

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This is where magic starts. Insert both corners into the sleeves created by the folding. Here you see how to insert one corner.

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Inserting the second corner. Almost there!

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The two corners are now inserted in the corners. We are done! Note how tight it looks.

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The other side of the bill after finishing. Hand it over to a friend and ask them to unfold it without tearing it apart. I had my first folded bill in my wallet for 10 years. It brought me luck :-)

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