Concentric "Spheres" (Truncated Octahedrons)




These Lego Technic "Truncated Octahedrons" (   ) are made of only a few different Lego Technic parts.  They form a sphere shape having 6 square sides and 8 hexagonal sides.  For the innermost (yellow) Octahedron, the Lego Digital Designer (LDD) .lxf Building Instructions and Parts List can be found via[email protected]/36838496752/in/datetaken-public/ .  The lengths of the Technic Axles increase by 2 studs (2L) in each successive layer; in theory one could keep making larger and larger Octahedrons forever!
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Name Concentric "Spheres" (Truncated Octahedrons)
Designer DLuders
Designed 2017
Inventory 336 parts
Theme Sculptures
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