August 20, 2015 AT 11:00 am

Layer by Layer – D20 Part 1

This week we’re taking a look at designing an Icosahedron for the Talking D20 project. Using a series of golden rectangle sketches, we can use the planes as a guide for creating the face triangles. We can tweak the vertices of a cube to make custom triangles by using the points of the golden rectangles as a reference. We’ll use the project sketch and loft features to create one half of the Icosahedron.

D20 Tutorial:

Project Video:

STLs on Thingiverse:

Golden Ratio Calc

Making an icosahedron in Google SketchUp

Layer by Layer Playlist:

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