Sketchup Help

Discussion in 'Gallery & Designs' started by Shinigami, Apr 22, 2007.

  1. Shinigami

    Shinigami New Member

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    I am working on a cardmodel design, however I'm not experienced with Sketchup. I need a truncated icosahedron (aka soccer ball) for my design. I've checked out models on 3D Warehouse, but they have non-planar surfaces. Could anyone supply me with an accurate truncated icosahedron?
  2. Shinigami

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    I am working on a cardmodel design, however I'm not experienced with Sketchup. I need a truncated icosahedron (aka soccer ball) for my design. I've checked out models on 3D Warehouse, but they have non-planar surfaces. Could anyone supply me with an accurate truncated icosahedron?
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    Paper Models of Polyhedra has a nice net of a truncated icosahedron in the Archimedean Solids list, along with a bunch of other good nets for polyhedra. Check it out and see if it is what you are looking for. :)
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    Paper Models of Polyhedra has a nice net of a truncated icosahedron in the Archimedean Solids list, along with a bunch of other good nets for polyhedra. Check it out and see if it is what you are looking for. :)
  7. Shinigami

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    Thanks, but I've already been to those sites. See I need a 3d model because the structure is only part of what I'm making. I want to be able to modify and scale things in Pepakura. FYI, this is what I'm trying to make.

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    Thanks, but I've already been to those sites. See I need a 3d model because the structure is only part of what I'm making. I want to be able to modify and scale things in Pepakura. FYI, this is what I'm trying to make.

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    Footballs

    On the site that Tim suggested you already have the format laid out why don't you copy it in Metsequoia as a flat plain and just export it to pepakura and scale it to whatever you like. Using the picture as a background in elevation only.
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    Footballs

    On the site that Tim suggested you already have the format laid out why don't you copy it in Metsequoia as a flat plain and just export it to pepakura and scale it to whatever you like. Using the picture as a background in elevation only.
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    Edited - didn't realise a bit of humour would be used to justify that sort of reaction.
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    Edited - didn't realise a bit of humour would be used to justify that sort of reaction.
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    This is kinda ridiculous. It should NOT be this difficult to get a 3ds or dxf of a friggin archimedean solid.
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    This is kinda ridiculous. It should NOT be this difficult to get a 3ds or dxf of a friggin archimedean solid.
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    The feature listings in each version of Stella don't mention dxf export until you get to Great Stella, so that was the one I bought. And with the $/£ ratio being the way it is, I reckoned the cost of a sandwich was worth the gamble! So I just bought the program......

    I appreciate that you appreciate that some of this information may not be a great deal of use to me. I mean us. I mean not you, Maurice. I mean everyone except you, Maurice. So thank you anyway.

    Tim
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    The feature listings in each version of Stella don't mention dxf export until you get to Great Stella, so that was the one I bought. And with the $/£ ratio being the way it is, I reckoned the cost of a sandwich was worth the gamble! So I just bought the program......

    I appreciate that you appreciate that some of this information may not be a great deal of use to me. I mean us. I mean not you, Maurice. I mean everyone except you, Maurice. So thank you anyway.

    Tim
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    In that case could you please export a truncated icosahedron and post it?
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    In that case could you please export a truncated icosahedron and post it?