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The Hanger Chain

by paulhoover, published

The Hanger Chain by paulhoover Nov 16, 2012

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My daughter has a problem with dresses. She has more dresses than closet space. My wife asked me to make a dress hanger that could hold 5 dresses. So here it is. The hanger chain. Hang the hook and link as many hangers and you can handle. Let me know if it works for ya.


On the suggestion of an awesome industrial designer at work I took out one of the unnecessary pieces.

I updated the hook to be smaller. I set the radius rather than the diameter, so it was 2x too big. I also chopped off the bottom of each part so it would print flat without support. Fully round versions and chopped versions included. Enjoy!

Print one hook and as many chains as you want for a set. I still need to print this and test it, so expect an update. I might need to trim off the back side so it has a solid base to print on. I used Inventor Fusion app to make it.

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Hi Paul,
Is it possible for you to send me a file were the little ring from changer chain 4 round is in the opposite direction?
In stead of flat, stands up? so I can create an chritmas tree....

Glad you guys are digging it. I uploaded new versions of the STLs that slice better.  I am going to try to print now. I have the feeling that I made the hook part too big.

I had been struggling to make hooks that would fit a standard plastic chain for the kitchen.  Kudos on solving the issue and I second DarkAlchemist's thumbs up on the paradigm shift.

I love it when people make real useful stuff.  Thumbs up for shifting, if even a little, the paradigm.