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In this video and blog interview, pop-up book designers Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart show some of their secrets for creating truly impressive pop-up effects. Their cyclone pop-up, using a string and a dowel, for the Wonderful Wizard of Oz book, is amazing.

[Thanks to MAKE subscriber Brent, of Eightlines Creation, for sending this to us.]

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


  • tess

    Um, don’t you mean “their” instead of “they’re” since it’s used as a possessive?

  • garethb2

    Oops. Thanks for the catch, Tess.

  • Bob

    Did you just link the video or do you have your own copy? Cuz there is dead space!

  • Sarah Matthers

    i tried to watch the video, but it didnt work… Help?

  • Sarah Matthers

    i tried to watch the video, but it didnt work… Help?

  • Sarah Matthers

    i tried to watch the video, but it didnt work… Help?

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