Monday, April 1, 2013

3D to 2D to 3D

In this Rhino 5 video tutorial learn how to unroll, print out, and assemble a 3D model from a sheet of paper. The free Polyhedra plugin is used as well and is available at


Anonymous said...

Nice tutorial. Learned a few new commands and workflows in Rhino.

Affonso Orciuoli said...

Well done!

Anonymous said...

This is great as a learning exercise. If you were to attempt to unroll irregular or more complex geometry Pepakura is a purpose built piece of software for accomplishing exactly this task:

It has some really useful built in tools like automated tab creation and tiling across multiple sheets for larger objects.