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How To Make a SOLID Twenty Sided Die

When challenged to make a twenty sided widget (icosahedron) from solid wood, I looked about on these here intertubes for some assistance to no avail.  Lot’s of guides on making the polygon out of paper and even a few about shaving and gluing a bunch of equilateral triangles together for a hollow creation.  517 more words


Why I Love the Icosahedron

An icosahedron is any three-dimensional shape with twenty faces. However, we usually use the word to mean a regular, convex icosahedron, and this is the one that I like the most. 325 more words





11 CM Height

This little design was created with personal symbolism, surrounding strength and rebirth. It features a great white shark , within an icosahedron (platonic solid for water) 26 more words


The Final Stellation of the Icosahedron

This is what you get if you stellate an icosahedron seventeen times. The eighteenth stellation “loops” back around to the original figure, the icosahedron. For this reason, the figure above is often called “the final stellation of the icosahedron,” as well as “the complete icosahedron.” Its faces are twenty irregular star enneagons, of the type shown below. 48 more words