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« Reply #20 on: November 29, 2007 01:17:29 AM »

Just a bit confused... Huh I have all the spikes ready...but how do I join them together (to make the complete curcle)

Great tut though, thanks for posting it Smiley
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« Reply #21 on: November 29, 2007 06:37:47 AM »



I made two of these. The one on the left is from your pattern, I used 3.5" (side measurement) squares and got an overall diameter of ~5".

The one on the right is the pattern that I found (and begun) before you posted your tutorial. Using the same 3.5" (side measurement) squares, I got an overall diameter of ~6". I think this one looks very "loose", indeed the joinery is not as secure as your model.

Which one do you all like better?

Now to just find pretty double-sided paper...
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« Reply #22 on: November 30, 2007 12:24:02 AM »

I like both! And if you used two sided paper they would look differently although the shape is similar! how large are they?
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« Reply #23 on: November 30, 2007 01:34:02 AM »

Ok, maybe it's just me being stupid... but I really can't figure out how to join the 5 spikes into a circle and finish the star off.... can anyone help me please?  Smiley
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« Reply #24 on: November 30, 2007 10:30:18 AM »

waaaw looks complicated to make!
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« Reply #25 on: December 04, 2007 10:11:10 AM »

Ok, maybe it's just me being stupid... but I really can't figure out how to join the 5 spikes into a circle and finish the star off.... can anyone help me please?  Smiley

I edited my tut, to include, that indeed each square is part of two spikes. Hope that helps.


I made two of these. The one on the left is from your pattern, I used 3.5" (side measurement) squares and got an overall diameter of ~5".

The one on the right is the pattern that I found (and begun) before you posted your tutorial. Using the same 3.5" (side measurement) squares, I got an overall diameter of ~6". I think this one looks very "loose", indeed the joinery is not as secure as your model.

Which one do you all like better?

Now to just find pretty double-sided paper...

I like the second one, too. Thanks for posting your pictures.
Using double-sided paper sounds like a very good idea - now I have to go shopping soon. Wink
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« Reply #26 on: December 14, 2007 05:58:50 AM »

last week i saw those 3-D-Stars at a christmas-fair. The had made them from strong pergament (transparent)paper and filled a chain of mini-lights inside. Looked awsome. They even made smaler stars and put as many stars on that chain of mini-lights as they had bulbs on it.
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« Reply #27 on: December 14, 2007 07:45:47 AM »



wow!! i love love love these!!!! they came out sooo cool. took me a while to figure out how to fit them together. i will be making LOTS more of these!!!
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« Reply #28 on: December 14, 2007 01:20:42 PM »

WOW i am going to have to try one...A REALLY BIG ONE!!! Grin
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« Reply #29 on: December 14, 2007 01:39:12 PM »

I'm working on one right now... not quite sure yet how you attach them all to make 20 spikes... but I guess I'll figure it out when i'm done!  I managed to make an enclosed shape of 4 or 5 spikes, haha.
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