Golden Rhombic Triacontahedron Puzzle
This exercise is really interesting; but it needs some scaffolding as shown below:
(1) 3 bilinski dodecahedra + 4 acute rhombohedra + 4 obtuse rhombohedra => 1 rhombic triacontahedron.
(2) 2 acute rhombohedra + 2 obtuse rhombohedra => 1 bilinski dodecahedron
(3) 10 acute rhombohedra + 10 obtuse rhombohedra => 1 rhombic triacontahedron.
Adhesive tape is recommended to hold the pieces together. The connections are appealing.
.1 to .2mm
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