Make It Last Build #3, Drawing With Your Drawbot

The latest Make It Last Build Series Dispatch, #6, went out today. It includes the last build instructions for this project. It covers understanding the parameters that you’ll need to consider in your machine (e.g. diameter of the spools you used and the size of your draw area), how to... Read more »

Math Monday: Quilted Geometric Spheres

By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics Anabeth Dollind made this assortment of quilted balls, based on tilings of the sphere. These first two are spherical versions of Platonic solids: the dodecahedron and icosahedron, with twelve pentagons and twenty triangles, respectively. Next are a spherical version of the icosidodecahedron,... Read more »