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15 Cuboids - Faceted Truncated Dodecahedron

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A compound of 15 cuboids (rectangular prisms). Also a faceting of the truncated dodecahedron. This model is complicated, and will take some time to complete.

Here is one of each net required.
Starting out.
The same piece upside down.
At this point you realise the model is too flexible and will need extra strength.
I faceted the model in Great Stella to create some extra nets for putting in as struts. The faceted model is included in the polyhedron library that comes with Great Stella. It's listed as Cuboids 15 TD Pt1 in the Compounds section. Here you can see the white struts have been glued in.
From here I started doing things a bit differently, in preparation for finishing the model. Again from the Compounds section of the library, Cuboids 15 TD Pt2 can be used to print out the slightly different nets required near the end.
As you can see, I've stopped building in the tricky corner pieces in order to be able to finish the model. The corner parts will be added later.
A cap part like this can now be easily glued on to the model so far, which makes an enclosed model, but not quite finished.
Here is the cap about to be glued down.
The cap has been glued down. Now only the corner parts remain.
You'll need to build five of these corner parts now, to complete the model. Careful with the colouring!
Here are the parts from underneath. I glued pieces in behind them for strength. Otherwise it would be almost impossible to glue them down nicely. From the Compounds section of the Stella Library, Cuboids_15_TD_Pt3 can be used to print out the pieces required to strengthen the back here.
Now you just have to glue the caps on.
The view down a 5-fold symmetry axis.
The view down a 3-fold symmetry axis.
The view down a 2-fold symmetry axis.

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