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The Making of Polyhdera

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Project by H_Stevens posted 04-15-2018 03:50 PM 1086 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This shows part of the process of building a Polyhedral Shape. In this case 12 Rhombicosidodecahedrons. Anyone who wants to learn to do this please contact me. Email: hamp@hampstevens.com

-- Hamp, St. Simons Island, GA http://hampstevens.com/





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Dark_Lightning

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#1 posted 04-15-2018 06:55 PM

Very cool! Do you have a ready market for these?

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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loupitou06

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#2 posted 04-15-2018 08:19 PM

I for one would love to hear more about the process. I am also intrigued by your ball turner – looks like it has a lot of adjustability.

Also what are the lines across the glues pieces ? Staples ? Do the pose a problem when turning ?

Thanks for sharing

-- 100 fois sur le metier remettez votre ouvrage

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BassPimp

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#3 posted 04-16-2018 04:16 AM

Nice buckyballs. I would like to see a video of the process. LooKS like you used staples to hold it together during glue interesting. How long does it take to make one?

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majuvla

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#4 posted 04-16-2018 05:17 AM

So impressive work – you started whole industry line here.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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woodsmithshop

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#5 posted 04-16-2018 12:29 PM

I think it would be harder to pronounce that word than to make one. lol
great job.

-- Smitty!!!

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#6 posted 04-16-2018 01:54 PM

Thats quite a piece of machinery you have there to do the shaping. I usually like a challenge but this time I don’t think so. Would like to see a video though.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 04-16-2018 02:12 PM

One of the coolest projects I have seen in a long time.

-- Julian

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drbyte

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#8 posted 04-16-2018 02:39 PM

Great turning! We really need a blog and some videos, such an interesting product and projects!

-- Dennis, WV

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drbyte

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#9 posted 04-16-2018 04:13 PM

Forgot to mention about your great ball making jig! Where in the world did you find something that beefy? Make it yourself?

-- Dennis, WV

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oldnovice

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#10 posted 04-22-2018 08:58 PM

You have a lot of balls … I mean you made a lot of balls!
What do you do with them?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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