Introduction: Slinky on Stairs
This is a set of cardboard stairs designed for a slinky to descend. The height and width work, but questions remain. Would a taller step distance be better? Would a more narrow tread be more reliable? Could you curve this by using little walls to contain the slinky?
I took a cardboard box that was available and marked off steps, 4 inches deep and 4 inches high.
Cut two sets of these runners.
Cut four steps according to the dimensions shown.
I just peeled back the 1/8" cut on each step--no need in trying to cut that off.
Insert the slots on the steps into the runners. The stairs should stand by themselves.
Put glue on the top and place a step there.
Create a 4 inch by 5 inch "box" and glue it to the bottom rear of the stair assembly. This makes the system more stable.
Let your slinky run! If you make two of these, you can place one on a chair and let it lead to the second unit.
Step 9: Slinky on Cardboard Stairs
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