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make a slide together sliceform egg that won't fall apart
This sliceform egg locks together--none of the slices will slide out even if you hold it upside down and shake it!

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  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 1
    Step 1

    Download file set. Choose appropriate file for your cutting machine, or print PDF for hand cutting.

    Cut 1 each of Large A and Large B.
    Cut 2 each of Medium A and Medium B.
    Cut 4 of the smallest egg shapes.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 2
    Step 2

    Begin with Large A and Large B.

    Optional: If you wish the egg to stand on a table, trim a flat bottom. Square off the bottom of Large B (blue), between the middle slots. Lay Large B on top of Large A (green) and trim Large A to match.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 3
    Step 3

    Slide together the center slots of Large A and Large B.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 4
    Step 4

    Add Medium B on each side of Large A, sliding the center slot of Medium B onto the next empty slot of Large A.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 5
    Step 5

    Top view after both Medium B pieces have been added.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 6
    Step 6

    Slide together the middle slot of Medium A (green) to the next empty slot of Large B (blue).

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 7
    Step 7

    It should look like this.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 8
    Step 8

    Rotate Medium A to the left. Slide the right side slot of Medium A to the next empty slot of the right-hand Medium B.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 9
    Step 9

    Rotate to the right as you slide the slots together.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 10
    Step 10

    Rotate to the right and slide together the left side slot of Medium A to the next empty slot of the left-hand Medium B.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 11
    Step 11

    Rotate to the left as you slide the slots together.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 12
    Step 12

    Repeat for the other Medium A.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 13
    Step 13

    Finally, add the small slices.

    Slide center slot of a Small onto last empty slot of Large B (blue).

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 14
    Step 14

    Slide the Small slice all the way to the bottom of the slot.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 15
    Step 15

    Rotate one way, then the other, and slot together with the Medium Bs.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 16
    Step 16

    Right side attached.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 17
    Step 17

    Left side attached.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 18
    Step 18

    Add the other Smalls the same way.

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 19
    Step 19

    Done!

  • How to make an ornament. Sliceform Egg - Step 20
    Step 20

    Fold flat for storage.

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