Sonobe Jasmine Dodecahedron

How To : Make a Sonobe Jasmine Dodecahedron

Math Craft admin Cory Poole posted instructions on How to Make a Cube, Octahedron & Icosahedron from Sonobe Units, plus some great complex models in his article, How to Make a Truncated Icosahedron, Pentakis Dodecahedron & More. These models use the standard sonobe unit and a ...more

News : My Sonobe Jasmine Dodecahedron

Here's my Sonobe Jasmine Dodecahedron built from Imatfaal's instructions. I built it using "cheap" patterned origami paper (150 cm so I could use Imatfaal's measurements) from Michael's. I then took some silver metallic leafing paint and painted the exposed white parts with s ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (11/30 - 12/06)

WonderHowTo is made up niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. This week: Create a redstone calculator in Min ...more

News : New Colour Scheme Pentakis Dodecahedron

So I really like the new colour scheme. This sonobe pentakis dodecahedron uses twelve colours; one for each face. I will write up some instructions for both the colour scheme and actually putting a pentakis dodecahedron together either today or over weekend I tightened it up ...more

Modular Origami : Icosahedron, Octahedron & Cube

I spent the holiday weekend becoming fluent in the basics of modular origami. With practice, you can churn out the below models surprisingly quickly. Icosahedron, Octahedron & Cube. My first attempt at the octahedron can be seen here, which I found was actually a bit tougher t ...more

How To : Fold a Pentakis Dodecahedron

Math Craft admin Cory Poole provided quite a few recipes for sonobe models in his blog, and I followed one to make the pentakis dodecahedron here. I wasn't that happy with my first result because the colours kept on coming out wrong—i.e. two of the same colour next to each ot ...more

News : 180 Unit Sonobe Buckyball

I wondered how silly you could get with sonobe, and had a bash at a buckyball, which is a fullerene (technically a truncated isocahedron; you can see a simple model here). It's twelve pentagons—each surrounded by 5 hexagons (20 in total)—making a football shape in England or a ...more

How To : Origami the great stellated dodecahedron

Learn how to make this Great Stellated Dodecahedron from "Tornillo" units. Speak Spanish? Then check out Paolo Bascetta's accompanying diagram: http://geocities.com/jordimastrullenque/sonobe/tornillo.html#torinstru

News : Palm-Sized Pentakis Dodecahedron

I finally got around to making the pentakis dodecahedron from the instructions in Math Craft admin Cory Poole's blog post. It's not tightened/straightened up yet because I just noticed that I have two black and white and two blue and green compound modules next to each other ( ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

WonderHowTo is made up niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. This week: A nostalgia-themed cell phone photo ...more

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