Roof Framing Geometry Blog

See my Roof Framing Geometry Blog for more information on Platonic Solids.

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Compound Saw Miter and Saw Blade Bevel angles for building the 5 Platonic Solids out of wood

Wood polyhedron or Wooden Polyhedra

Select the Platonic Solid Type

- Tetrahedron (3 equilateral triangles at each vertex)
- Hexahedron (3 squares at each vertex, cube)
- Octahedron (4 equilateral triangles at each vertex)
- Dodecahedron (3 pentagons at each vertex)
- Icosahedron (5 equilateral triangles at each vertex)

Enter the length of the edge piece ofthe Platonic Solid Model

Enter the length of the edge piece ofthe Platonic Solid Model.

The Circumscribed Radius will help you determine how big the Platonic Solid model will be.

The input mode selection can be completely different from the output mode is

- Input Menu Mode
- Imperial/English Inch base 12 —— default.. use American standard pitches over 12.
- Metric mm base ——
- Decimal Inch base 10 ——

The output mode selection can be completely different from the input mode is

- Output Menu Mode
- Imperial/English Inch base 12 —— default.. use American standard pitches over 12.
- Metric mm base ——
- Decimal Inch base 10 ——