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Saturday, March 29, 2014

Day 215 - Great Dodecahedron from Generated Polyhedra Code

Today's print is a Great Dodecahedron designed by kitwallace, author of The Wallace Line blog and master constructor and compiler of polyhedra. He'll be guest-posting later to talk about his OpenSCAD polyhedron models, but for today we have a test print:

The model is really nicely designed and has a uniform thickness all around, as you can see in the action photo below.

Thingiverse link: http://www.thingiverse.com/make:71361

Settings: MakerWare .3mm/low with a raft. The raft is needed because although the model was oriented on the platform so that it rested on a triangular face, the angles at the edges made it so that only a thin triangle of material was in contact with the build platform. The raft helps everything stay put with a larger contact surface.

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