Miscellaneous wire frames
This is two circles intersecting twice at right angles. The minimal surface you get has 5 faces (one appears in the middle).
The Pringle's chip is a minimal surface! It is easy to see the curvature.
This minimal surface with octahedral boundary has 9 faces. One is a rhombus in the middle.
various attempts to illustrate a monkey saddle (a saddle that you would be comfortable sitting in if you had a large tail).
This is a failed attempt to get a nice surface bounding the figure eight knot.
This is the skelaton of a pentagonal prism. The minimal surface shown has 16 faces.
- one pentagonal face in the center
- ten trapazoidal faces
- five triangular faces
(Compare to the cube)