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The Final Stellation of the Compound of Five Cubes

The version of the final stellation of the compound of five cubes shown above has its colors derived from the traditional five-color version of the original compound, itself. The one below, by contrast, has its colors selected by face-type, without … Continue reading

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The Compound of Five Cubes, Rendered in Five Colors of Zome

Ordinarily, with Zometools, the compound of five cubes is an all-blue model. However, I wanted to build one in which each cube is a different color, so I made a special request to the Zometool Corporation (their website: http://www.zometool.com) for … Continue reading

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Three Different Depictions of the Compound of Five Cubes

The most common depiction of the compound of five cubes uses solid cubes, each of a different color: This isn’t the only way to display this compound, though. If the faces of the cubes are hidden, then the interior structure … Continue reading

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