208: the buckyball

how do you make a buckyball out of magnet balls? we’ll show you! this build is made from 180 speks and uses 1 color.


watch the video or check out the step by step guide below.


the speks buckyball step-by-step:

  • step one.

    start with a ring of 5 speks. wrap 10 speks around the ring, they should align. this shape is not flat.

  • step two.

    repeat step one until you have 12shapes.

  • step three.

    align the sides of one shape with 5 others and snap ‘em together to make half the shape. repeat for the other half.

  • step four.

    join the two halves and boom, you’ve just made the buckyball outta speks!

  • nailed it.

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<span>201:</span> the pyramid
201: the pyramid

level 2 • 418 speks

<span>306:</span> the star sphere
306: the star sphere

level 3 • 612 speks

<span>103:</span> the hex sphere
103: the hex sphere

level 1 • 360 speks

<span>201:</span> the pyramid
201: the pyramid

level 2 • 418 speks

<span>306:</span> the star sphere
306: the star sphere

level 3 • 612 speks

<span>103:</span> the hex sphere
103: the hex sphere

level 1 • 360 speks

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