Potter's Wheel

Release your inner artist with this potter's wheel Demonstration. Make any shape you want using the profile curve editor and then see how it looks revolved in 3D.

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The surface of revolution uses NURBS circle control points that can be found in L. Piegl, W. Tiller, The NURBS Book, New York: Springer, 1997 pp. 298–310. This generates perfect circles of revolution, unlike the Bézier approximation of a circle.
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Related Curriculum Standards

US Common Core State Standards, Mathematics