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Assembly Instructions
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How They Go Together

All the kites are steam bent bamboo and hand painted silk, and all are collapsible.

Assembly is really easy - pretty much all the kites follow the same general approach. Below, we show the assembly of a goldfish.

Right out of the box
The kite will have several parts - wings, tail, and body.
The Wings
Unfold the wings.
Lock ring
Lower Wing
Inserting the top spar
Upper wings
Top spar
Adjust for balance
Tail assembly
Lock Rings
Completed Kite