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https://www.wired.com/2016/10/gorgeous-12-sided-wooden-calen...

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Now he has: the DodeCal is a dodecahedron-shaped, Scandinavian-looking calendar made out of sycamore wood. It costs $96 (£79), and comes in a limited run of 100, for the year 2017.


 
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Looking at the pics it's smaller than I first thought. I wonder how heavy it would be. I can't imagine it rolling too well unless a lot of force is used.
 
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(Obligatory mention of the recently oft-discussed Numberphiles videos about fair dice...) I am now pondering whether the 12-sided calendar die would be fairer if it were a dodecahedron with regular pentagon faces. If I recall and understand that Numberphiles correctly, this rhombic dodecahedron should also be fair, since you can rotate any face to the position of any other face. But I'm not 100% sure.


In any case, I've seen this kind of calendar with a Platonic / pentagonal dodecahedron before, which looks more pleasing to me than the rhombic dodecahedron, but hey, personal taste...

https://duckduckgo.com/?q=dodecahedron+calendar&t=ffsb&iax=1...
reveals various examples of both pentagonal and rhombic versions in the past, so this latest incarnation is not really big news.
For those preferring a rhombic dodecahedron, you can make a paper one here:
http://creased.com/diagrams.html
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