Weaving baskets by computer
Friday, August 11, 2017
Using a straight wire for the scaffold strand
Wrapping a 2-ply helix around a straight center strand of the same wire diameter results in a low pitch angle: about 20 degrees vs 40 degr...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Synthetic weaving in a nutshell
Every mesh has a weave pattern. To find the pattern, connect the midpoints of the edges around each face (this is known as the medial...
Friday, August 4, 2017
Why synthetic weaving?
A crossing in synthetic weaving. The continuous scaffold strand (orange) visits the entire fabric but makes none of the crossings. Short ...
Monday, July 31, 2017
Non-helical scaffold strand in synthetic weaving
Synthetic weaving with a helical scaffold strand (orange.) There are good reasons to want to avoid the use of a helical strand for the s...
Synthetic weaving of the tetrahelix map
Cyclical bends in the scaffold strand (green) in a synthetic weaving of the tetrahelix map. Work order is from right to left, spiraling up...
Synthetic weaving technique
Synthetic weaving progressing from left to right, just prior to twining-in the second staple at the vertex in the center of the view.
Synthetic weaving works on any surface
The system of the walk in the medial avoiding the dual's spanning tree is general—it works on any surface, not just the sphere. Weaving ...
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