Preassembly of Disk Chains for
Rainbow Bits by George W. Hart

The sculpture is composed from 642 disks that are slotted and then joined and glued together. This is the basic joint:

These are the short chains that form the edges of the polyhedron:

George Hart was his own assembly line:

The last preparation step was to assemble the "spider" that evenly supports all the various branches of the polyhedron:

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