Please read the generic assembly tips.

Almost as easy to build as the cube, the octahedron has sharper corners which demand careful folding.

Octahedron's blank template (140 KB PDF) | |

Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, flat colors (1344 KB PDF) | |

Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, topographic/bathymetric data from NASA's The Blue Marble Project (1660 KB PDF) | |

Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, satellite data from NASA's The Blue Marble Project, December 2004 (1284 KB PDF) | |

Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, satellite data from AVHRR Pathfinder data by Dave Pape (www.resumbrae.com) (936 KB PDF) |

Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, flat-colored (101 KB PDF) | |

Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, NASA's Blue Marble original satellite imagery, earthobservatory.nasa.gov (1104 KB PDF) | |

Ditto, reduced color (546 KB PDF) | |

Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, black & white (80 KB PDF) | |

Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, texture-mapped (1109 KB PDF) |

Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, flat-colored (35 KB) | |

Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, textured (138 KB) | |

Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, topographic relief (178 KB) | |

Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, unshaded (29 KB) | |

Gnomonic projection on an octahedron, poles on opposite vertices, AVHRR Pathfinder data by Dave Pape (www.resumbrae.com) (148 KB) |

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