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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Day 218 - Poly/giraffe bracelet

Today we designed a bracelet by using TopMod to extract a ring of irregular pentagons from the center of a Pentagonal Hexacontahedron wireframe (our "giraffe polyhedron" from Day 194). We made small and large versions. The large should fit over most hands and form a bangle bracelet. The small is for those of you with more lady-like hands. For those with larger hands like me, you can cut off a couple of rungs of the small version to make a C-shaped bracelet that is easy to put on and take off, and fits more snugly, as in this picture:

Thingiverse link: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:288182

Settings: MakerWare custom profile to minimize support (same as our previous knots and polyhedra).

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