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Fractal Comb

Teeth with teeth
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A comb with extra teeth-spikes sticking out of the first set of teeth-spikesm at a slight angle, with teeth sticking out of them, and so on.

Maximum hair straightening.

See link for my attempt at illustrating.


The idea is to have enough teeth that each hair is separated from each other hair.

DesertFox, Jun 02 2006

Fractal Comb http://img299.image.../fractalcomb3vs.png
[DesertFox, Jun 02 2006]


       Would it straighten? Could you move it through hair at all?
phundug, Jun 02 2006

       I like...
po, Jun 02 2006

       good for teasing hair too
pigtails_and_ponies, Jun 02 2006

       If it is truly fractal, it will be a comb with poorly-shaped rough teeth. Which would pull hair and hurt like crazy. Which might work for combing a shedding dog, although we have tools for that already.   

       I'd fishbone it for being non-workable and non-buildable, but maybe you mean it to be exactly what you illustrated. Which is just a funny-designed comb with the problem that Nwizad points out. Wait, it says, "And so on." I'm fishboning.   

       By the way, people used to use fishbones as combs. Supposedly. Have one.
baconbrain, Jun 03 2006

       The idea is to have enough teeth that each hair is separated from each other hair.
DesertFox, Jun 03 2006

       Feathers are built like this. but each barbule is spiraled.
JesusHChrist, Jun 03 2006


       <enjoys receding hairline more fully now>   

       You'd probably have to use a conventional comb before using this one. Other than that, I like.   

       You could even put the conventional comb opposite this one: use one side, flip it over and go through with the fine-toothed comb.
galukalock, Jun 04 2006


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