Triangular Pyramid

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leoheck
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Triangular Pyramid

Postby leoheck » Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:36 am

Hi folks, do you have any tutorial on how to make a pyramid? I want to make a triangular pyramid (aka tetrahedron). would like to model something like a Four-sided die
chrisb
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Re: Triangular Pyramid

Postby chrisb » Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:21 am

- Sketcher or Draft: create the rectangle
- Draft: create the point and place it in the right position by changing its Placement
- Part: Loft between the rectangle and the point.
kisolre
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Re: Triangular Pyramid

Postby kisolre » Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:12 pm

Her is a PD tetrahedron with basic dimension edge length:
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chrisb
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Re: Triangular Pyramid

Postby chrisb » Fri Sep 20, 2019 3:58 pm

kisolre wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:12 pm
Here is a PD tetrahedron with basic dimension edge length:
I like this model much more than the often used lofts with an ever so tiny polygonial tip.
leoheck
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Re: Triangular Pyramid

Postby leoheck » Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:12 pm

@sisolre your method is elegant, I liked too.
@chrisb, I was using the one you described but it is not that clean. :)
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Re: Triangular Pyramid

Postby pl7i92LCNC » Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:33 pm

if you want to print it cris methos is a bit better to cura
if you like to stay a real solid its more to the point version
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