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  Topic: Constructing a shape as near to a sphere as possible
Squeaky

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PostForum: Polyhedra   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:06 am   Subject: Constructing a shape as near to a sphere as possible
Hi,

I wish to construct a shape from different coloured hardwoods that is as near to a sphere as possible
I have a CNC machine
Any ideas
  Topic: Mitre Angles
Squeaky

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PostForum: Polyhedron Models   Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2008 8:45 am   Subject: Wood Shapes
Hi Rex,

Thank you for your interest in my work.

I very rarely show my work. However, only last Saturday, at a local woodworking show I entered four of my constructions.

My table looked very ' ...
  Topic: London Gerkin
Squeaky

Replies: 30
Views: 66439

PostForum: Stella Forum   Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 12:03 pm   Subject: Putting an Agmentation into memory
Thinking ahead ...

Can I put the augmentation that produced say layer 16 (from the London Gherkin) into memory?

Then, using this layer as my staring point, build up the remaining layers to produ ...
  Topic: Model of London Gherkin in Wood
Squeaky

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PostForum: Polyhedron Models   Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 10:31 am   Subject: Model of London Gherkin in Wood
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh225/Squeaky2011/Layers-1to14.jpg
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh225/Squeaky2011/Gherkin05.jpg

With a great deal of assistance from members of this forum ...
  Topic: London Gerkin
Squeaky

Replies: 30
Views: 66439

PostForum: Stella Forum   Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 7:47 am   Subject: London Gherkin
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh225/Squeaky2011/Layers-1to14.jpg

Thanks for your very kind help Rob

I will be using this shape as the base for my model. From the 'nets' I can extract all th ...
  Topic: London Gerkin
Squeaky

Replies: 30
Views: 66439

PostForum: Stella Forum   Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:21 am   Subject: Problem Augmenting
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh225/Squeaky2011/Layers4to10.jpg

Hi Rob,

I am happy with the shape, so far, but cannot seem to be able to augment any further.

If I sent you a copy of the ...
  Topic: London Gerkin
Squeaky

Replies: 30
Views: 66439

PostForum: Stella Forum   Posted: Thu May 29, 2008 9:38 am   Subject: Convex Hull
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh225/Squeaky2011/Gherkin05.jpg

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh225/Squeaky2011/Gherkin05copy.jpg

I have attempted to build as you suggested (using 'conve ...
  Topic: London Gerkin
Squeaky

Replies: 30
Views: 66439

PostForum: Stella Forum   Posted: Tue May 27, 2008 6:44 pm   Subject: One or two observations
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh225/Squeaky2011/SevenlayerGherkin.jpg

As you will see, from the above, I have made quite a bit of progress today using your 'alternative' method of construction ...
  Topic: London Gerkin
Squeaky

Replies: 30
Views: 66439

PostForum: Stella Forum   Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 6:36 pm   Subject: Thanks.
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh225/Squeaky2011/Gherkin03.jpg

Thanks!

With a little more work on this method I am quite sure I will be able to achieve what I need.

I need to do a bit mor ...
  Topic: London Gerkin
Squeaky

Replies: 30
Views: 66439

PostForum: Stella Forum   Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 5:24 pm   Subject: London Gerkin
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh225/Squeaky2011/Gherkin02.jpg

Thanks for your advice .... will read youe advice very carefully

I have been messing about alll afternoon and have built (and s ...
  Topic: London Gerkin
Squeaky

Replies: 30
Views: 66439

PostForum: Stella Forum   Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 12:01 pm   Subject: A Truncated Pyramid
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh225/Squeaky2011/Gherkin01.jpg

I would like to create a truncated pyramid from the above octagonal antiprism.

How, exactly, do I select all the facets from th ...
  Topic: London Gerkin
Squeaky

Replies: 30
Views: 66439

PostForum: Stella Forum   Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 9:59 am   Subject: Still Rather confused ... but determined
Dear Robert,

Thanks for your posting

I just wish I could get really going on this project.

Can you please look at my 'shape'.... the one that I posted this morning then, step by step, explain ...
  Topic: London Gerkin
Squeaky

Replies: 30
Views: 66439

PostForum: Stella Forum   Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 8:51 am   Subject: Found the 18 Fold View ... Now what?
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh225/Squeaky2011/Gherkin.jpg

I have now got so far with this project.... Is this correct?

Now.... How do I created an 18-gon from the original vertices at the ...
  Topic: London Gerkin
Squeaky

Replies: 30
Views: 66439

PostForum: Stella Forum   Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 6:38 am   Subject: Help
I am back from Namibia

Please Ulrich.... or anybody kind enough to help a 'struggler'!

How do I get '18 Fold Pyramidical' in the 'Symmetry' box.

Squeaky
  Topic: Book on Stella
Squeaky

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PostForum: Stella Forum   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 9:02 am   Subject: Book on Stella
Thank you for your kind reply.

I have now sucessfully downloaded the web pages.

Yes, I appreciate your comments about the steep learning curve in wishing to design my own shapes.

However, the ...
 
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