[Howto]: ICT chain

[Howto]: ICT chain

Postby Eric » Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:18 pm

Hi, everybody.

Here are the detailed instructions to build the ICT (Interlaced Christmas Tree) chain:

The ICT :
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Interlaced Christmas Tree or ICT

results of the interlacing of three distinct structures (minus the red rods) :
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3 structures that we'll interlace

Actually we build a modular chain on the same principle as Peter's snakes (also explained by Rafael Millán).
But instead of interlacing the links of the chain by 2, we intertwine them by 3.
I call it the ICT chain.

First of all, let's build a bunch of scale-2 triangles.
Step 1:
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As Peter says: "The more you can build with closed loops, the better"!
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Re: ICT chain howto

Postby Eric » Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:21 pm

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Step 2

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Step 3

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Step 4
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Re: ICT chain howto

Postby Eric » Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:28 pm

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Step 5

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Step 6

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Top view - bottom view

Et voilà :-)

Please leave a comment if you found that interesting or even useful ;-)

Artistic attempts with the ICT chain here ;-)
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