Savnik used Donald Bell's method to make a wooden model of a Bilinski dodecahedron. In 1959, Savnik was Bilinski's student at the University of Zagreb (Croatia) . From a mathematical viewpoint, the main problem is calculating the angle between the working table and the basic face of the wooden stick so that the cut produces a golden rhombus.
 S. Bilinski, "Über die Rhombenisoeder," Glasnik, 15, 1960 pp. 251–263.