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Author Topic: can you help me with this design  (Read 2720 times)

kalos

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can you help me with this design
« on: March 11, 2015, 09:47:47 AM »
hello!

can you help me design or find ready off the internet, this design please

I want a cynilder, where across it multiple straight lines pass through it, then I want to rotate the bases of the cylinder in different directions, what will happen? the lines will become spirals

is that possible?

thanks!

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Re: can you help me with this design
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2015, 03:41:01 AM »
maybe tell me the correct keywords to search and find that design or similar?

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Re: can you help me with this design
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2015, 03:52:19 AM »
Are you talking about helical forms?


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Re: can you help me with this design
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2015, 09:04:46 AM »
mmm, it could be helical forms, but google image search revealed nothing matching what I have in mind :(

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Re: can you help me with this design
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2015, 04:19:29 PM »
Since you know what you're talking about why don't you draw it, scan it, and post it so that we have some idea what you're thinking of?

Or even what it's for?

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Re: can you help me with this design
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2015, 05:58:02 PM »
It's not quite right, but just as an interesting counterpoint, independent toy companies have been making Rubik's type puzzles in cylinders that have rotating bases and slices. However the basics I recall is that the lines remain "straight ovals" instead of spirals. But it might help with the brainstorming in this thread because it could provide a partial graphic that you can then draw on top of.

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Re: can you help me with this design
« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2015, 08:28:06 PM »
Are you looking for Spirograph?

Here's a software version:

https://mathiversity...nline-spirograph/app

Haven't tried this one though:

http://sourceforge.n...projects/spirograph/

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Re: can you help me with this design
« Reply #7 on: March 12, 2015, 09:03:58 PM »
Are you looking for Spirograph?

Now there's a blast from the past  ;D

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Re: can you help me with this design
« Reply #8 on: March 12, 2015, 09:40:04 PM »
Are you looking for Spirograph?

I think he's looking for something like this in 3D.

something that draws 'twisted' objects

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Re: can you help me with this design
« Reply #9 on: March 12, 2015, 09:56:13 PM »
Salvador Dali?

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Re: can you help me with this design
« Reply #10 on: March 12, 2015, 10:24:58 PM »
i said objects, not artists ;D ;D ;D

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Re: can you help me with this design
« Reply #11 on: March 13, 2015, 02:40:52 PM »
yes, twisted stuff

no that spirograph won't work

I will try to sketch it

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Re: can you help me with this design
« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2015, 06:26:30 PM »
Perhaps something based on a spiral staircase:
https://m.youtube.co.../watch?v=mRGU28grTb0

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Re: can you help me with this design
« Reply #13 on: March 18, 2015, 03:59:50 AM »
Perhaps something based on a spiral staircase:
https://m.youtube.co.../watch?v=mRGU28grTb0

yes, something like this!
it's a bit more complicated than what I need
I just need the initial cylinder with the vertical lines it draws, just twisted!