Dollar bill yo-yo

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    Design: Jorge Jaramillo (georigami)


    Modified from a square to three dollar bills.

    This one was a challenge from Jorge to adopt his model to a dollar bill. The model is made from a square and was too complicated to adopt to a single dollar bill. After several attempts decided to cheat and instead of one dollar, use three. And it worked perfectly. This is a simplified version of the original model. Now that I figured it out, I will be working on the version similar to the original.

    Thanks Jorge for the challenge!

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    1. georigami 59 months ago | reply

      Congratulations on this achievement, I'm pretty sure the hourglass would be a lot easier to do with a single bill than the yo-yo.

    2. FJ Contreras 59 months ago | reply

      Thanks! I think the hourglass will be made with 9 dollar bills! I want to keep the same proportions as the original and working on the yo-yo gave me a good sense of how to complete it. Can't wait to see another great model of yours!

    3. FJ Contreras 58 months ago | reply

      I have finished the hourglass adaptation, only trouble is, all banks are holding the new dollar bills for december!

    4. georigami 58 months ago | reply

      He he he, I'll be patiently waiting for the final model.

    5. FJ Contreras 58 months ago | reply

      Great news Jorge, got brand new crisp dollars bills today! I'll be working on the new models over the thanksgiving weekend.

    6. georigami 38 months ago | reply

      Alguna vez terminaste la segunda versión de este modelo de la que hablabas en tus comentarios?

    7. FJ Contreras 38 months ago | reply

      Jorge Jaramillo Hola Jorge! Si, pero no con billetes, lo buscare y haber si lo subo pronto

    8. long_quach2 10 months ago | reply

      I could this in my sleep.

      The height of the "hourglass" is a simple trig calculation.

      The cap is the diagonal passing through the center of the polygon.

      Another example of passing through the center of the polygon.

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