Step 8: Divided for the Sake of Economy
Although 3-D printing costs have decreased in the past few years, printing the entire fluted form would have been prohibitively expensive. As a non-wealthy artist, I decided to instead invest a much larger amount of time in other processes. This made everything else much more difficult, but is was a necessary decision. I divided the form into a part 1/16 the radial section of the overall form. Notice the notched sides that will allow for an accurate assembly, later on in the making.