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Iris Business Card

by clide, published

Iris Business Card by clide May 25, 2011

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Description

This is an iris mechanism built into a business card sized card. For simplicity and to help keep the thickness low it only has 3 leafs. This particular design does not scale well to more leafs unless it is made much larger. The initial design did have 4 leafs and is built in a way that would allow it to scale to a different number of leafs more easily. If anyone is interested I could upload that as well.

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Just made one with scissors, a craft knife, a glue stick, and some patience. Works well.

The kit version can be purchased here: http://cardnetics.com/index.ph...
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Hi. I would like to buy a Iris Business Card Stencil pack please. Could someone show me how to obtain one or two please? :)

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Instructions

Cut the parts out of a sturdy paper (I use .014" thick card stock) and follow the video instructions here: youtube.com/watch?v=bybPiB00voE

Instead of the peel and stick adhesive you can just use any decent paper glue. Elmer's glue works fine, just be careful not to let any into the moving parts of the card.

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Anonymous on Mar 20, 2012 said:

Just made one with scissors, a craft knife, a glue stick, and some patience. Works well.

MariasEye on Nov 30, 2011 said:

Hi. I would like to buy a Iris Business Card Stencil pack please. Could someone show me how to obtain one or two please? :)

clide on Nov 30, 2011 said:

The kit version can be purchased here: http://cardnetics.com/index.ph...
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dombeef on Jun 3, 2011 said:

I Made it, it is very cool!

I also made the 4 leged one too, it works pretty well.

I also also made one based on your design using 6 legs, it is kinda thick, but it works very well!

rmadams on Jun 2, 2011 said:

This is wonderful! Thanks so much for sharing! (And I would love to see the 4-segment version, BTW!)

clide on Jun 2, 2011 said:

Thanks, here is the 4 segment version http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...

Andy on May 28, 2011 said:

So Cool!!

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