Weaving baskets by computer
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Tighter synthetic weaving joins and marking by bend type
The tightest synthetic weaving join occurs when a double-bump bend (follow upper black wire) accommodates a single-bump bend (follow lower...
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Example of a square 2-ply Z with congruent wires
A square 2-ply Z with congruent wires Wires arranged anti-parallel as they would be upon unwinding. Wires arranged parallel ...
Coiled-ribbon appearance of square 2-ply
Square 2-ply viewed against a lightbox. Properly-made square 2-ply can be rotated to an angle where its silhouette resembles coiled ribb...
Z's from square 2-plies with congruent wires
End and side views of a square 2-ply. Lines mark balance points. Bue dot marks the midpoint of a Z that could be formed by making bends ar...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Finding balance points
When a square compound 2-ply lies on a horizontal surface, a vertical view will reveal some of the balance points (half of them to be precis...
Balance points and congruent wires in square compound 2-ply
For a cut length of square, compound, 2-ply to be composed of two congruent wires, the midpoint of the length must lie at what I call a bala...
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Wire paths in a 3x2 square wire rope
Wire paths in a 3x2 square wire rope. (Actual cross-sections do not remain circular.) In this animation contacts at the same level can b...
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