Paper Chain - Parametric

Print out chain links and make a chain any size you like. Not really "paper".


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Based on the gum wrapper/paper chains my sisters taught me to make when I was young.


This openscad code and models solves the Challenge: "Another link in a chain..." Create an object that has a connector on two sides. Produce it again and again, linking each together.
With the following parameters:
"Summer" and "Uniformity" and "Lone Star"

Chain and summer remind me of saving gum wrappers for months and then making these cool paper chains, Each link is identical but the different colors of the gum wrappers made these chains beautiful. With this parametric design you can MAKE THEM BIG LIKE THEY DO IN THE LONE STAR STATE!

Paper is more flexible that PLA so make sure to print the assembly helper tool and look at the assembly direction photos! ALSO I think printing with a single wall (using cura 3) would make this go together easier.

Customize by using the free openScad program and downloading the .scad file.

Materials and methods

3D Printer



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9d0445d69a086862d8298dc3e572784b?default=blank&size=40Gustavo added this to the Connectors collection ago
Mini monimweb1Alain Ducros added this to the Paper Chain - Parametric collection ago
Mini monimweb1Alain Ducros added this to the sympa collection ago
Mini mark.g.peeters.4.23.14Peetersm published this design ago