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January 18, 2009

Astronomy Papercraft - Globe Puzzle

This fascinating globe puzzle has been on my "to do" list for a long time, but I can't seem to find the time to build it. The puzzle is made out of 60 rectangular pieces which are slotted together and held in place with a small amount of tape to form a dodecahedron globe. The creator of the puzzle has a template and easy to follow instructions posted here. Using the same construction technique, the author has also created a "panorama sculpture" in which a panoramic photograph has been mapped onto the globe instead of an image of the Earth. The results are very cool. The panorama sculpture can be seen here.


  1. Thanks for the link and the publicity. -- Dave

  2. You are welcome, Dave. Your work is truly unique. I have enjoyed seeing all the variations you have come up with on your globemaker projection project. Keep up the good work!