Read here about "You Can Touch This", a tensegrity learning site and kit provider maintained by Lenny Golightly.


Lenny Golightly maintains a blog, kit sales site, and video channel promoting simple tensegrity structures.


How to build a Tensegrity Cube

The video shows construction of a 12 strut tensegrity; the struts conform roughly to a describing a cube in space.

A short instruction showing how to build a tensegrity cube with The Affordable Tensegrity Toolkit (TATT). I found a slight mistake in the verbal instructions - the build start with a corner, not an edge as I said in the video. TATT is available via

Links and References


Portal to Model Making
A series on physical materials, methods, procedures. For CAD, see software.
Kits: Tensegritoy, You Can Touch This, Rhode Island Program
Materials: Struts, Tendons, Inox, Cardboard Model Building, Lego, Specific Strength, Springs, Wire Roap
Methods: Amiano Connectors, Mesh, Tuning
Models: Forms Index, Models by # of Struts
3D Printing: Qball
Procedures: Table, Dodecahedron
Tools: Winch
Johansons'/Ioganson's 1921 structure:1921 tensegrity