Weaving baskets by computer
Friday, October 27, 2017
Seams in synthetic weaving
Progressively building a higher genus surface (such as a torus) necessarily involves a seam, that is, a frontier where new work joins to old...
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Undip codes on higher genus surfaces
Shuffled Dyck words code hamiltonian 3-regular maps on the sphere. These maps also correspond to synthetic weaving on the sphere, as the loo...
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...
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