Inception Penrose Steps

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Introduction: Inception Penrose Steps

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This is a replica of the Inception Penrose staircase. This was quite an interesting experience, as well as a lot of fun to build/make!

"The Penrose stairs or Penrose steps, also dubbed the impossible staircase, is an impossible object created by Lionel Penrose and his son Roger Penrose.  A variation on the Penrose triangle, it is a two-dimensional depiction of a staircase in which the stairs make four 90-degree turns as they ascend or descend yet form a continuous loop, so that a person could climb them forever and never get any higher. This is clearly impossible in three dimensions."

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Ratings and feedback appreciated! Have fun 'ibling!

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    I dont see a picture of the illusion, can you make one? That would look nice as the first picture

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    The illusion is best seen in the sixth pic in- or you can view it here: https://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXV/218R/GPBDI96R/FXV218RGPBDI96R.MEDIUM.jpg

    Thanks for viewing! Hope you like it!

    It looks very cool!

    And thanks about the paper gyro, I am making a new version in a few months, it will work way better than before

    Thanks! I'll keep my eyes open for your new version at some point! Have a nice week!