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Snub dodecahedron

Snub dodecahedron 350

A polyhedron is obtained by successively cutting off each of the vertices of a rhombo-truncated icosa-dodecahedron (for more detail, No. 29 of the Magic Edges).

Snub dodecahedron is a semiregular polyhedron with two properties:
1. All faces are regular polygons of two types - a pentagon and a triangle;
2. For any pair of vertices, there is a symmetry of the polyhedron (that is, a motion that translates the polyhedron into itself) that transforms one vertex to another.

Archimedes

The snub dodecahedron is one of the 13 solids of Archimedes.

Archimedean solids are semiregular polyhedra in the sense that their faces are regular polygons, but they are not the same, while the condition of one of the types of spatial symmetry: tetrahedral, octahedral or icosahedral is preserved.

The polyhedron can be made in one of the other options - the snub dodecahedron having a twist to the left and having a twist to the right.

snub dodecahedron twisted to the left

snub dodecahedron twisted to the left

snub dodecahedron twisted to the right

snub dodecahedron twisted to the right

Video. The rotation of the polyhedron, twisted to the left.

The net of the polyhedron, twisted to the left

net Snub dodecahedron left 1
net Snub dodecahedron left 2

To assemble a snub dodecahedron twisted to the left, you will need to print two nets on A4 sheets.

Download net sheet 1

Download net sheet 2
For printing, you can use both white and colored paper.

 

net Snub dodecahedron left col1
net Snub dodecahedron left col2

If you are using a color printer, then we suggest downloading a color scan of a snub dodecahedron.
 
Download net sheet 1.
 

Download net sheet 2.

We connect two parts of the net into a single net as shown in the figure:

snub dodecahedron net
snub dodecahedron net

Next, we glue the net and obtain a snub dodecahedron polyhedron.

The net of the polyhedron, twisted to the right

net Snub dodecahedron right 1
net Snub dodecahedron right 2

To assemble a snub dodecahedron twisted to the right, you need to print two nets on A4 sheets.

Download net sheet 1.

Download net sheet 2.
For printing, you can use both white and colored paper.

 

 

net Snub dodecahedron right col1
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If you are using a color printer, then we suggest downloading a color net of a snub dodecahedron.
 
Download scan sheet 1.
 

Download scan sheet 2.

Video. Build a polyhedron from a single net

Video from our partners - the team "ART KOSEKOMA", clearly demonstrates how the net is converted into a geometric shape:
 

 

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