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# Truncated Spheres

Truncated Spheres [message #21786] Tue, 21 December 2010 21:46 UTC
Hi all,

After working with Orangery on this D32 (not numbered yet)

I decided to go on the idea of making dice from truncated spheres.

As you know, a round D6 can be defined as the intersection of a cube and a sphere:

Using the same method, I also designed a rounded D12 (intersection of a dodecahedron and a sphere).

As I originally wanted to make a D10, I put back two opposite portions of sphere to the D12 to get this round D10 with a 5-fold symmetry:

Then, instead of using the original portions of sphere, I replaced them by cones (tangent to the sphere) to get this pointed D10:

Another D10 with a 4-fold symmetry can be obtained by using a different underlying polygon with 10 faces (2 squares and 8 non-regular pentagons):

Note the strange way I had to numbered it: this is due to the fact that a face is not always opposed to another face but to an edge.

Finally, playing with truncated spheres and cones, I found this strange shape that is mid-way between a sphere and a cube.

Don't know exactly what to do with it (not a die anyway because it can stop on a "edge", even though it has no edge ).

Currently I am working on a 3rd D10 with a 3-fold symmetry (not finished yet) and also on a D9... So, more news will come soon!

[Updated on: Tue, 21 December 2010 22:23 UTC]

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