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Paper Compound of Five Octahedra

Paper Model Compound of Five Octahedra

Compound of Five Octahedra:
Number of faces: 40
Number of edges: 60
Number of vertices: 30

Compound of Five Octahedra nets for making the shape

compound of five octahedra (.PDF)
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Net compound of five octahedra

Instructions for the Compound of Five Octahedra:

1a. Cut the parts
1b. Write the letters of the parts on the back of the parts
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2. Score the inner lines
3. Fold the doted lines forwards (valley fold) and fold the other lines backwards (mountain fold)
4. Glue the parts (tab without letter)

5. Glue part B on the tab of part A with the letter B.

6. Go on with the parts A and B. Glue part C on the tabs with the letter C
7. Go on with the parts A, B and C. Glue part D on the tab(s) with the letter D.
Etc. Etc. Etc.
(After the capital Z go on with small letters a, b, c and d)

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