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Stella Tutorial: Replacing polyhedra in a compound

Using Great Stella or Stella4D, here's a way to replace each polyhedron within a compound with a new model, thus making a brand new compound. The steps are as follows, or see the video below. This should subtract off the original parts, and add the new parts in a symmetrical fashion.


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For the specific case in the video, a shorter way would simply be to augment all faces of the compound directly. However the method above allows for more general substitutions, such as replacing an icosahedron in a compound of icosahedra with any of its stellations.

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