Those days before CAD I used a compass to bisect squares to get the golden
rectangle. I have no idea intuitively how you would have used .7071 other
than to surmise it is .618 rounded up perhaps? Why mess around then and why
That's very interesting. There's a gazillion numerical "coincidences" and
"tricks" that can be learned or discovered eh? BTW -- I'm a running
dimensional guy myself. I'm 54 and got trained in the ways of the old
Why get contrained by a golden mean? Consider that God, in his wisdom
might have put flower petals in a fibonacci sequence, but each one of
those items in golden means is different. God is, indeed, in the
details and so is his wisdom, not only in some set , gakh, formulaic way
of thinking on things. Doesn't mean you should necessarily ignore
decent proportions but, sometimes devolving or evolving them is fun
I recognize that number right way, except I used 2.414...
If I had a bay or turret I wanted to be 14' wide I divided 14 by 2.414 and
got the long side,
the balance halfed was right angle dims of the 45 deg sides !
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