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Old 11-24-2010, 10:22 PM   #241
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Old 12-19-2010, 12:10 PM   #242
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Well, I didn't win. But here are my entries in a much easier to find location:













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Old 12-19-2010, 01:53 PM   #243
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HM, your work is dazzling as always. Thanks for sharing it.

I see you work in very regular triangles, have you ever considered something that isn't an enclosed (roughly spherical) piece? I think the math geek in your would be able to produce some lovely flower shapes based on the Fibonacci series, like perhaps a sunflower seed head.
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Old 12-19-2010, 05:38 PM   #244
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I am working on something that isn't spherical or fully enclosed, but it is regular.

Unfortunately, my chosen medium is somewhat limited. Natural shapes (sunflowers, snails) work because the size of the components get progressively smaller as you go in, and I've only got a few sizes of tape. And tape only folds cleanly into certain regular shapes.

I've made a few freeform objects, but they haven't really inspired me.
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Old 12-19-2010, 08:28 PM   #245
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You're welcome.

I can imagine triangles, squares, pentagons. From this set, many others can be assembled. Do you work strictly with only one width of tape per project?
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Old 12-20-2010, 12:54 AM   #246
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Pretty much, otherwise the edges don't match.
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Old 12-26-2010, 07:00 PM   #247
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Too cool. It looks like a couple of the ones you gave as gifts were ornaments. This makes me think that, now since you have the technology to light up your sculptures, you need to make a string of christmas lights with these. Blinky ones would be so awesome. You could sell them, and give 10% to charity (aka The Cellar). I'll be the first to put my order in for 3 strings, on the house of course since this was my idea ...
Unfortunately, LabRat is gone, but many years later, I finally made a string of them (the whilte ones are the new ones).



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Old 12-26-2010, 08:08 PM   #248
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Serendipity carries the day... that's a nice display
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Old 12-26-2010, 09:21 PM   #249
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Old 12-27-2010, 02:03 PM   #250
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Old 01-22-2011, 08:57 AM   #251
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My plan for this year's Off the Roll contest. I haven't entered yet, as I'm still figuring out how to photograph it.

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Old 01-22-2011, 09:29 AM   #252
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My plan for this year's Off the Roll contest. I haven't entered yet, as I'm still figuring out how to photograph it.
Your plans look even more complicated than the final product.
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Old 01-22-2011, 10:40 AM   #253
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Where's the directions ?
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Old 01-22-2011, 11:14 AM   #254
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See that blue fuzzball at the top? Each intersection is made of six isosceles right triangles, as shown (you can zoom in through flickr). The double-lined edges meet their opposing member on the other side. What more direction could you possibly need?
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Old 01-22-2011, 11:50 AM   #255
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