Open Frame I Unit

This is a modular unit that can be assembled into three- or four- unit rings to form open frames of polyhedra.

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Folding Instructions

  1. Crease paper in half vertically and fold top and bottom to center
    %IMAGE{"step-1-p.jpg" align="center" type="frame" size="300"}%
  2. Turn over and fold bottom right corner up
    %IMAGE{"step-2-p.jpg" align="center" type="frame" size="300"}%
  3. Fold top left corner down
    %IMAGE{"step-3-p.jpg" align="center" type="frame" size="300"}%
  4. Fold small flaps in
    %IMAGE{"step-4-p.jpg" align="center" type="frame" size="300"}%
  5. Turn over and fold bottom half up
    %IMAGE{"step-5-p.jpg" align="center" type="frame" size="300"}%
  6. Fold right end forward and left end backward
    %IMAGE{"step-6-p.jpg" align="center" type="frame" size="300"}%


Four units assembled into a square: %IMAGE{"assy-3-p.jpg" align="center" type="frame"}%

-- StephenCavilia - 2009-08-25

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Name Open Frame I unit
Summary Edge-type modular unit
Preview %IMAGE{"OpenFrameIUnit/step-6-p.jpg" size="100"}%
InstructionCategory Modular unit
Precursor square
Author StephenCavilia
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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
assy-3-p.jpgjpg assy-3-p.jpg manage 50 K 26 Aug 2009 - 01:09 StephenCavilia  
step-1-p.jpgjpg step-1-p.jpg manage 43 K 26 Aug 2009 - 00:45 StephenCavilia  
step-2-p.jpgjpg step-2-p.jpg manage 44 K 26 Aug 2009 - 00:46 StephenCavilia  
step-3-p.jpgjpg step-3-p.jpg manage 30 K 26 Aug 2009 - 00:47 StephenCavilia  
step-4-p.jpgjpg step-4-p.jpg manage 33 K 26 Aug 2009 - 00:48 StephenCavilia  
step-5-p.jpgjpg step-5-p.jpg manage 55 K 26 Aug 2009 - 00:48 StephenCavilia  
step-6-p.jpgjpg step-6-p.jpg manage 42 K 26 Aug 2009 - 00:49 StephenCavilia  
Topic revision: r4 - 26 Aug 2009, StephenCavilia
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