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Octahedron nets for making the shape

octahedron octahedron paper model Paper model octahedron on pedestal Paper model octahedron on pedestal

Number of faces: 8
Number of edges: 12
Number of vertices: 6

The octahedron is one of the 5 Platonic Solids (convex regular polyhedra). The model is made of 8 equilateral triangular faces.

octahedron (.PDF)
octahedron on pedestal (.PDF)
octahedron (large) (.PDF)
Print the PDF file to make the paper model.

The large version of the octahedron has a circumscribed sphere diameter of 24 cm (9.5 inches).

net octahedron

Paper models:
octahedron model in color
octahedra (polyhedra with 8 faces)

Virtual Octahedron (VRML-viewer is needed)
Octahedron (Wikipedia)

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