Dymaxion Globe v1

My 1st Dymaxion Globe. I used Medium Maple Plywood for the sides (etching with only 70% for power) and printed the connector parts on my Makerbot. The screws are M3x8mm black. My next globe will be even better I hope. I followed the plans from a Make project https://makezine.com/projects/laser-cut-dymaxion-globe/

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Nicely done! Bucky would be proud. :sunglasses:

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I’ve still got to make one of those…that one looks great! :grinning:

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Oh, man. Gorgeous!

I really wanted to make this for my dad’s 96th birthday next week… but my 3D printer hasn’t arrived! He’s traveled everywhere but the Antarctic and still has a bad case of wanderlust.

Next year!

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I want to do this, but with a dodecahedron.

This site has some great files to get you started: http://www.progonos.com/furuti/MapProj/Normal/ProjPoly/Foldout/Dodecahedron/dodecahedron.html

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Cool, now I just need the corner anchors. LOL

Here are the corner anchors for all the shapes.

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I don’t need a 3d printer. I DON’T NEED A 3D PRINTER.

Repeat until I believe it.

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That generally doesn’t work. :rofl:

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Oooooo, nice job!

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Right now prusa is running a survey and if you’re the 1000th responder they give you a free i3mk3

Rocks, thanks.

Great project!