Tortoise, just the shell

Tue, 19 Jan 2010

Still working on the website – it really does suck up the time! I've also made a start on a tortoise model. Still not 100% settled on the final design, however, I'm certain that the head will come out of the shell as shown.

Mathematicians among you will have noticed that the shell is made from two pentagons surrounded by hexagons. The tortologists among you will have noticed that this is just like in a real tortoise!

Comments (3)

  • averagejoe January 21, 2010 at 12:36 pm

     Looks like a fun model!
     

     Looks like a fun model!

     

  • Deal January 21, 2010 at 1:32 pm

    Going to use the rack and

    Going to use the rack and pinion design? Looks like that would work.

     

    • robives January 21, 2010 at 1:51 pm

      I’m planning on using a

      I’m planning on using a different mechanism. Should have a picture later today.

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