Sphere, Heart, and Cube
by pmoews, published
Use This Project
Give a Shout Out
If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.Print Thing Tag
Here are a sphere, heart, and cube made from a polyhedron containing 380 hexagonal and 12 pentgonal faces - a polyhedron related to a 780 atom Buckyball. The same edges, (bonds), are used for all three objects. The polyhedron vertices form an approximate sphere which is mapped to a cube
and to a heart. The heart is made by sending the x,y,z coordinates of the sphere to x, y+fxabs(x), fzz where fx and fz are adjustable parameters. The method was suggested by DJ Moews.
OpenSCAD code is included.
Versions of the three objects are provided with and without support.
The animate command in OpenSCAD can be used to generate a movie of the change from a sphere to a heart. Instructions are included in the OpenSCAD code.
Upgrade this Thing with Thingiverse AppsCustomization
Edit, personalize, or revise this ThingPrint Fulfilment
Order a print of this ThingTools and Utilities
Repair, slice, or enhance this Thing
Sphere, Heart, and Cube by pmoews is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution license.
What does this mean?
- You must attribute (give credit) to the creator of this Thing.
- Remixing or Changing this Thing is allowed.
- Commercial use is allowed.
Show Some Love
Say thanks by giving pmoews a tip and help them continue to share amazing Things with the Thingiverse community.Tip Designer
We're sure pmoews would love to see what you've printed. Please document your print and share a Make with the community.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. It’s even easier to post a Make via the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store).