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'Encased Multi-part' Sankakkei Star Tetrahedron 3d printed

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 'Encased Multi-part' Sankakkei Star Tetrahedron 3d printed
 'Encased Multi-part' Sankakkei Star Tetrahedron 3d printed

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'Encased Multi-part' Sankakkei Star Tetrahedron

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This is a Boxed version of the multi-part Sankakkei Star Tetrahedron, encased in a box to keep production costs to a minimum without any sprueing.

Due to recent price changes on multipart models by Shapeways, I had to sprue al my models to keep them affordable. Click this link for the (cheaper) sprued version.






The Sankakkei prototypes are printed in Strong and Flexible polished plastic, making it possible to produce this product in small quantities. But due to a recent price change by Shapeways, and the fact that printing multi-parts objects is absurdly expensive, I had to 'sprue' the loose parts in my models (like the vintage model-kits from back in the old days) to keep it all affordable. 





With your help, and other micro-investors like you, Sankakkei can be factory produced in high quality fine plastic in an unlimited range of colors, for way less production costs and without any 'sprue'. This will also give me the opportunity to produce a stylized corresponding box packaging for you to store your seeds and rods in.





About this model
14 seeds / 36 rods #M-series. + 1 seed and 2 rods extra

The Star Tetrahedron is one of the platonic solids and is formed by pointing 8 tetrahedrons outwards, or 2 bigger tetrahedrons mirroring each other in perfect balans. The 2-tone designs consists of an equal amount of seeds and rods in the same color.

The Vector Equilibrium is formed by pointing 8 tetrahedrons inwards, the exact opposite of the Star Tetrahedron, using the same amount of rods but needs 1 seed less.

Sankakkei Star Tetrahedron Seed #M-size.
Size: ø 12 mm - The ‘Star Tetrahedron’ seed enables you to build the Tetrahedron, Octahedron, Star Tetrahedron, Vector Equilibrium, Isotropic Vector Matrix and the 64-Tetrahedron Cube or any other structure with tetrahedronal angles and axis.

Sankakkei Rods #Color #M-size.
Size: ø 3 mm with a length of 6.4 cm.



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