The Creature in the Iron Mask

Hello, please do call me Louis.

This is a stellated dodecahedron nestled in a larger dodecahedron. As in my other layered creatures, this one was a very precise model. I’m getting a little faster at assembling them, but it’s such a tight fit that you can’t really rush it.

BB ply, 30 pieces, probably 3 hours of assembly time.

Pretty happy with this one, it’s really satisfying to hold.


Bonus Pics of construction

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Okay, just WOW.

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WHAT KIND OF SORCERY IS THIS!? :flushed:

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It’s this horrible thing called Geometry. I don’t recommend it. :slight_smile:
My brain was suffering as I designed it. I think the next one will be easier though, I took notes this time.

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Knowing you, doubtful… Incredible work!

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OK so easier to design, probably harder to assemble. Fair point.

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Ooo I love the bonus pics! Great design!!!

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Looks very solid. Very cool. Louis is my favorite.

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There’s a series called the laundry files where magic and sorcery are literally just very advanced math.

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That one looks like it might have been really hard to assemble. Don’t know how you design them. :blush:

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What is holding it together? Are the brown squares inlays or a pin of some type?
Very impressive.

Ahhhh the bonus pics reveal your genius.

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Really nice work👍🏼

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Also wood glue. I glued every pin as I went. Making it so tight that glue wouldn’t be needed is kind of a loser, because it’s so small that it’s really hard to wrestle tight-fit pins. The glue may have been optional–it’s still fairly tight–but I didn’t want it to come undone so I went with glue for insurance.

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Interesting mesh of geometry there. :star_struck:

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That really is beautiful, hurts my brain thinking of trying to make one of my own hehe

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Sometimes, it’s good to be the king.

Wonderful!

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Terrific! Another winner! Bringing Geometry to life with a laser! Awesome!

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Your brain really does do magical thinking! Another amazing project!

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Geometry, sorcery, it’s just darn pretty! It does look a bit like something one of the guys in “Hellraiser” might have.

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Beyond incredible!

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