Beginner's Book of Modular Origami Polyhedra: The Platonic Solids
Whether or not you're familiar with traditional origami models, you're sure to be captivated by the fun and fascination of creating abstract geometric forms. This book by an expert paperfolder offers a clear, concise introduction to the special techniques for making beautiful, complex polyhedra models.
These 17 projects are based on the classic Platonic solids: the tetrahedron, hexahedron, octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron. Folders at every level of experience, from absolute beginners to old hands, will appreciate the step-by-step diagrams and their detailed views of the models' assembly. Additional helpful features include photos of the complete models, background on the Platonic solids, and references.
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Books gives information of folding various forms of each Platonic solid. The directions are very limited but the diagrams are helpful, so a novice at origami can fold them with some trial and error ... Read full review
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5-sided pyramid Bennett Arnstein bottom edge bottom layer Connect two modules Continue adding modules CUBE WITH WINDOWS dihedral angle DIMPLED DODECAHEDRON EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE EDGE EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE MODULE first-color module Fold lower Fold the bottom Fold the left Fold the lower Fold the right Fold the top folded portion forms one corner fourth face fourth module icosahedron inserting a tab left edge Lewis Simon LH LH long crease lower left corner Modular Origami MODULE FROM HEXAGON module is finished modules and assemble modules to form mountain creases octahedron PLATONIC SOLIDS POCKET POCKET POCKET Polyhedron preliminary base receiving module Repeat step right edge Rona Gurkewitz second module second rectangle second-color module SIMPLE CHAIN-OF-4-EQUILATERAL-TRIANGLES sixth module SONOBE CUBE square square tile TAB POCKET POCKET TAB TAB POCKET TAB TAB TAB tetrahedron third face three modules TILE CUBE top edge top layer TRIANGLE EDGE MODULE triangular face Turn the model Unfold to step vertex