Rose Bead 352a-64 by Bob Keller

Rose Bead 352a-64 - designed by Bob Keller ©1999
352 facets 64 index
L/W = 1.000 H/W = 1.600 Vol./W^3 = 0.808

Hemisphere A
p 90.00 02-06-10-14-18-22-26-30-34-38-42-46-50-54-58-62 Cut to equal depth, set size
1 88.09 02-06-10-14-18-22-26-30-34-38-42-46-50-54-58-62 Cut level girdle (equator) line
2 82.89 64-04-08-12-16-20-24-28-32-36-40-44-48-52-56-60 Meet p,1
3 77.95 64-04-08-12-16-20-24-28-32-36-40-44-48-52-56-60 Meet 1,2
4 73.05 02-06-10-14-18-22-26-30-34-38-42-46-50-54-58-62 Meet 1,2,3
5 66.88 02-06-10-14-18-22-26-30-34-38-42-46-50-54-58-62 Meet 3,4
6 62.60 64-04-08-12-16-20-24-28-32-36-40-44-48-52-56-60 Meet 3,4,5
7 52.61 64-04-08-12-16-20-24-28-32-36-40-44-48-52-56-60 Meet 5,6
8 49.46 02-06-10-14-18-22-26-30-34-38-42-46-50-54-58-62 Meet 5,6,7
9 34.65 02-06-10-14-18-22-26-30-34-38-42-46-50-54-58-62 Meet 7,8
10 33.02 64-04-08-12-16-20-24-28-32-36-40-44-48-52-56-60 Meet 7,8,9
11 12.11 64-04-08-12-16-20-24-28-32-36-40-44-48-52-56-60 Meet 9,10,apex (pole)
Hemisphere B
1 88.09 02-06-10-14-18-22-26-30-34-38-42-46-50-54-58-62 Meet 1,2 on hemisphere A
2 82.89 64-04-08-12-16-20-24-28-32-36-40-44-48-52-56-60 Meet 1,2 on hemisphere A, 1
3 77.95 64-04-08-12-16-20-24-28-32-36-40-44-48-52-56-60 Meet 1,2
4 73.05 02-06-10-14-18-22-26-30-34-38-42-46-50-54-58-62 Meet 1,2,3
5 66.88 02-06-10-14-18-22-26-30-34-38-42-46-50-54-58-62 Meet 3,4
6 62.60 64-04-08-12-16-20-24-28-32-36-40-44-48-52-56-60 Meet 3,4,5
7 52.61 64-04-08-12-16-20-24-28-32-36-40-44-48-52-56-60 Meet 5,6
8 49.46 02-06-10-14-18-22-26-30-34-38-42-46-50-54-58-62 Meet 5,6,7
9 34.65 02-06-10-14-18-22-26-30-34-38-42-46-50-54-58-62 Meet 7,8
10 33.02 64-04-08-12-16-20-24-28-32-36-40-44-48-52-56-60 Meet 7,8,9
11 12.11 64-04-08-12-16-20-24-28-32-36-40-44-48-52-56-60 Meet 9,10,apex (pole)

Rose Bead 352a-64 Cutting Notes

Begin by cutting a 16-sided cylindrical preform. The height of the preformed cylinder must be greater 1.6 times its maximum width for you to have enough material when you get to the course 11 (pole) facets. When you cut the course 1 facets for the first hemisphere, create a level 'girdle' (equator) line at half the height of cylinder.

Transfer when you've finished the first hemisphere, and repeat the course 1-11 sequence on the second hemisphere.

If you cut a Rose Bead 352a-64 of your own, be sure and let me know what you've cut and how you made out.


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