Joy Is Genetic

Introduction: Joy Is Genetic

Started by creating rods in a helical arrangement

( .STL, .PDF, & .SLDPRT file attached)

Step 1: Initial Shapes

Trimmed ends of rods with tapered helix then added a swept circle for the side structures of the helix

Step 2: Adding Flair!

Added colored ornaments and star on top with hole for string or hook for hanging on tree

3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge

First Prize in the
3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge



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    3 Discussions

    You design shows a left handed helix, but DNA is a right handed helix. Great idea.

    OOoh. Clever design. I dig the combination (and have always thought that double helixes looked like trees.)