Instructables: exploring - - fractal - featured Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:30:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 LED + CNC Fractal Headboard
LED + CNC Fractal Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> dmvaldman Here's how to make a headboard based on the Pythagorean tree fractal and backlight it with LEDs. This instructable can be modded to make similar CNC lightbox silhouette effects. If you don't have access to a CNC machine, you can also do something similar - albeit smaller scale - on a laser cutter.My...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:32:55 PDT
Introduction to MEL Scripting in Maya: 3D Fractals
Introduction to MEL Scripting in Maya: 3D Fractals - More DIY How To Projects]]> syedrezaali Maya is a very powerful tool for creating 3D animations and motion graphics. You can model, texture, light, animate, and render within the same environment. Maya's visual interface is powerful and deep. It allows people to build very complex scenes and animations. But sometimes, using Maya's visual ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:11:50 PDT
Fractal Antennae
Fractal Antennae - More DIY How To Projects]]> AMasonAHammond Fractals are more than just intricate shapes and appealing pictures. They encompass our lives, appearing in places as tiny as blood vessels and as widespread as the patterns of tree branches. Yet, what is a fractal? Mathematically, a fractal is described as a curve or geometric figure, each part of ...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 14:21:22 PDT
Sierpiński Tetrahedron Fractal Kiteński-Tetrahedron-Fractal-Kite/
Sierpiński Tetrahedron Fractal Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> technoplastique Paper is a very traditional way of making kites, and tetrahedrons are particularly easy to fly. This superlight version is designed for light breeze conditions. I used a Sierpiński tetrahedron fractal model for extra visual interest. I made it metallic gold because I'd like to try flying at night, a...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 22:01:57 PDT
Sierpinski Triangle Fractal Cookies
Sierpinski Triangle Fractal Cookies - More DIY How To Projects]]> supersoftdrink Sweet, buttery, dark and minty, these cookies are more than just fabulously nerdy. A few years ago, I was inspired by some fractal cookies on Evil Mad Scientist.  I decided to make a triangular version.  I wasn't an instructables member back then, so I didn't think of taking pictures of the step by...
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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 01:16:55 PST
Apple-onion Gasket (pie)
Apple-onion Gasket (pie) - More DIY How To Projects]]> baconshark For π day this year, I thought it would be fun to make a fractal design based on circles - an Apollonian Gasket. The flavor choice then seemed obvious - apple and onion, right?! My hope was to make a fractal that was both space filling AND stomach filling as well!  I had never made a savory pie befo...
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Fri, 18 Mar 2011 13:33:06 PDT
Fractals: How to make a Computer-Generated Angel's Wing
Fractals: How to make a Computer-Generated Angel's Wing - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tararoys This tutorial assumes you have zero knowledge of fractals or of Apophysis. In order to use Apophysis, you must use Windows. (There are a few versions( specifically Apophysis-J) that can be used on all operating systems, but I have no experience with these.) The latest versions of Apophysis can b...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 10:42:26 PDT
Fractal almond bread in memory of Benoit Mandelbrot
Fractal almond bread in memory of Benoit Mandelbrot - More DIY How To Projects]]> frac Benoit Mandelbrot passed away a few days ago. He has been for a long time one of my personal heroes. Rereading his wikipedia entry I've read something that I haven't noticed before: The English pronunciation of the name "Mandelbrot", which is a German and Yiddish word meaning "almond bread", ...
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Sun, 17 Oct 2010 15:28:56 PDT
How to make a fractal antenna for HDTV / DTV plus more on the cheap
How to make a fractal antenna for HDTV / DTV plus more on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> williamruckman This instructable is from: and submitted by William Ruckman of The first thing I would like to discuss is a little history, theory, and uses for fractal antennas. Fractal antennas are a recent discovery. First discovered back in 1988 by...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2009 06:44:39 PST
Fractal Gingerbread House
Fractal Gingerbread House - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus For all the math geeks who want to celebrate the holidays in their own way, try out the Fractal Gingerbread House. There may not be infinite surface area, but why not make your inedible masterpiece an ode to a beautiful pattern instead of some dumpy looking house?So let's get our geek on and make a ...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2008 15:03:41 PST
Lego Menger Sponge
Lego Menger Sponge - More DIY How To Projects]]> SteevAtBlueDust An intriguing fractal shape, build from Lego. This guide is in response to the comments I've received from the original posting on my Lego Menger Sponge page. First layer You will need to underpin this layer with flat bricks, to ensure it holds itself together. Second layer Note the rotational...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2007 08:19:40 PDT