Instructables: exploring - play - george hart - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 May 2015 21:30:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 76 pencil sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/76-pencil-sculpture/
76 pencil sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/K2HA/I5GMXR86/FFNK2HAI5GMXR86.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/K2HA/I5GMXR86/FFNK2HAI5GMXR86.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/K2HA/I5GMXR86/FFNK2HAI5GMXR86.SMALL.jpg makendo A few years back I was taught how to make a replica of George Hart's 72 pencils sculpture: Here, I've remixed this idea to make a variant sculpture. It now uses 76 pencils, but this time they're arranged as four interpenetrating six-pointed stars rather than hexagons. It cost about $11 and took ab...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:15:40 PST
Zip Tie Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Tie-Ball/
Zip Tie Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/G6Q8/HAOPLZ48/FD5G6Q8HAOPLZ48.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/G6Q8/HAOPLZ48/FD5G6Q8HAOPLZ48.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/G6Q8/HAOPLZ48/FD5G6Q8HAOPLZ48.SMALL.jpg alejandroerickson This ball is made from zip ties (zap straps) and has a nice mathematical colouring. You will need: 60 small zip ties (zap straps, plastic cable ties).  Large zip ties are more difficult to hack for this project. A push pin Needle nose pliers (optional) Tester's model paint If ...
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Geometric sculpture from 72 pencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometric-sculpture-from-72-pencils/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/FCPO/GXYIDTND/F9YFCPOGXYIDTND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/FCPO/GXYIDTND/F9YFCPOGXYIDTND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/FCPO/GXYIDTND/F9YFCPOGXYIDTND.SMALL.jpg makendo George W. Hart is a sculptor of constructive geometric forms (and writer of the Math Monday columns at Make), and I've long been an admirer of his work. Reproducing his art is far from trivial - I once tried to build his Chronosynclastic Infundibulum, but broke so many CDs I gave up in disgust. Howe...
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