Augmented Hexagonal Antiprism Birdhouse

The deluxe condo for a lucky bird family is made from Cedar and Wenge. Need to find a good tree to hang it from. Technically, this is a 34% morph dual in between a Hexagonal Antiprism and a Hexagonal Deltohedron. I know how much you all love learning complex shapes!

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Nice trick. Almost looks like it started as a zonohedron.

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I’m finding lots of new ways to tweak the shapes in Stella. This was originally going to be acrylic and a lamp cover, but decided I need to start filling the outside of my house with this junk. Too many inside.

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Glad you finally got around to it! :+1:

Now you just need to find Augmented Hexagonal Antiprism birds.

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Yeah because if regular Prism birds come in contact they’d annihilate each other. They were always worried about that happening with antimatter on Star Trek :yum:

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Would be fun to hang in a tree full of weaver birds and watch them trying to “keep up with the Joneses”.

These are beyond amazing.

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You’re really pushing the envelope now! Such lucky birds :bird: :bird: :bird:

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Wow, really impressive! Well done!

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That is definitely NOT a birdhouse/Condo. It is something more like the Biltmore Estate!! Outstanding birdhouse!!! I wonder what the new owners will have for interior decorations on the inside?

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Just amazing! It’s always a treat to see what strange multi-sided figure you’re going to come up with next.

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Wow. Just WOW. Functional art.

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An awesome project!

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Nice! Love the colors!

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Woah man that turned out EXCELLENT!

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I’m curious to know how you formed the interior supports that hold all of the pieces in place…

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I use a program called Stella4D to help create the shape, then use the angles from Stella in Fusion360 to design the connectors. Export the STL file to Cura and then to 3D printer. Voila! I have more information on my website if you want more details.

https://design.alienworkshop.net/2020/02/18/building-polyhedral-connectors-fusion360-workshop/

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They, the antiprism birds, prefer to call themselves steampunk.

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Wow! Such a tough-lookin’ birdhouse! Amazing!

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I made another for an upcoming charity auction. This one is maple and walnut.

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That’s like a bird mansion . Beautiful job.

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