With only construction paper, white glue, and some patience you can build these lovely shapes.

Compound of Cube and Octahedron

Two intersecting tetrahedron     First read about the general technique.

Then try an easy first model.     truncated hexahedron           

6th stellation of icosahedron    And then you are ready to choose the elaborate model that strikes your fancy.

new! Compound of 5 intersecting octahedra     5 intersecting octahedra

Enjoy!

All of our creations were based on the information presented in

Magnus J. Wenninger's, Polyhedron Models book.

You can visit Father Wenninger's site and view some of his amazing creations.

To view other math and math/art sites by Leslie Lewis (including the famous Graph Aerobics) visit;      http://www.ldlewis.com/

To contact Leslie Lewis write   Leslie@ldlewis.com