3D - handicrafts

wooden model of villarceau circles with shadow wooden model of Villarceau circles
Villarceau circles

In geometry, Villarceau circles are a pair of circles produced by cutting a torus obliquely through the center at a special angle (from Wikipedia).

Construction period: May 2016 - July 2016, more details here.

 


Leopold the Lego Standford bunny
Stanford bunny

We built the Stanford bunny out of Lego pieces for the long night of science 2016.
Logo LNdF 2016

 


Model of Hyperboloid of revolution made of wood and strings
Hyperboloid of revolution

A hyperboloid of revolution of one sheet. The strings are straight lines. For any point on the surface, there are two straight lines lying entirely on the surface which pass through the point. This illustrates the doubly ruled nature of this surface. From Wikipedia

Construction period: Feb. 2015 - March 2015, more details here.

 


Menger Sponge fice versa made of paper, no glue was used. Menger Sponge made of paper, no glue was used.
Menger Sponge and vice versa

In mathematics, the Menger sponge is a fractal curve. It is a three-dimensional generalization of the Cantor set and Sierpinski carpet. It was first described by Karl Menger in 1926, in his studies of the concept of topological dimension, see Wikipedia.

Instructions from the institute for figuring. Card cube instructions.

Construction period: May 2014 - July 2014. No glue was used! More details here.

 


Part of Sierpinski Tetraeder made of straws
A Sierpinski Tetraeder made of straws

was built during the long night of science 2014.
Logo LNdF 2014

 


model Hyperbolic plane crochet
Hyperbolic plane

2013, more information of the discoverer of hyperbolic crochet Daina Taimina on the homepage of the Crochet Coral Reef project.

 


Match Circle Match cube showing Pi
Match Cube - Match Circle

2014, 2017, no glue was used!

Match Circle - they see me rolling

 


Grid of Klein bottle made of cable ties Floating Grid of Klein bottle made of cable ties and its shadow Model Klein bottle made of cable ties
Grid of Klein bottle made of cable ties

2017

 


Paperworks
Paper works

including a 12-unit stellated octahedron and a 30-unit stellated icosahedron made of Sonobe modules, furthermore, a truncated icosahedron.

No glue was used!

 


Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Institut für Angewandte Geometrie, Altenberger Str.69, 4040 Linz