Oloide

The Oloide by Paul Schatz (Swiss patent 500'000) is a fascinating shape. Here you can see the different stages of the construction. It is a very nice toy to play whith. Just search on the internet for oloid, and you will find a lot of interesting information.

Oloid Short movie of the oloid.

Oloid JAVA 3D animation of the oloid. Use the mouse to move it!
The software to view the JAVA 3D animations can be downloaded at java.sun.com or at java3d.dev.java.net for LINUX.

A better way of making the oloid is described here.

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