This is a model of the woodcut picture made by M.C. Escher in 1965 called 'Knots".
It has since then been a challenge for 3d modelers and mathematicians.
As far as I know it has not been modeled in 3d up till now. (It has! see comments).

The model's height is about 8 cm.

Dimensions

IN: 1.62 w x 3.093 d x 3.323 h
CM: 4.114 w x 7.856 d x 8.44 h

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@eduardovs Thank you very much for this link, it's very beautiful indeed!
July 22, 2013, 7:19 am
It is not about the "knot" but you should take a look of this beautiful work. http://vimeo.com/36296951#
July 22, 2013, 6:15 am
Got your browser set up for VRML? Escher Knot Moving Along its Trefoil Path: http://homepages.sover.net/~tlongtin/vrmlanim/escher/eschterpmap2.wrl (C) 1999 Tom Longtin
April 18, 2011, 2:03 am
I figured out a sheetmetal pattern and I am making a mobius figure 8 knot now out of copper
September 11, 2010, 6:57 pm
Yes, it looks the same, it's a nice animation!. Did you model it just for the animation, or have you done something more with it?
September 4, 2010, 7:57 pm
I modeled a mobius trefoil knot in June 2009, it is very similiar to yours. Here is an animation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rChqj_2-7M4
September 3, 2010, 8:21 pm
 
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