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3D cube puzzle [message #24483] Sat, 05 March 2011 18:18 UTC Go to next message
avatar nsalmoria  is currently offline nsalmoria
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Registered: February 2011
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I printed this lovely puzzle by Frank Worrell, called "Cubed" (http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~rh5k-isn/Puzzle/555/Cubed/). The site where the design was taken from is a gold mine of interlocking and put-together puzzles, and it allows reproducing the puzzles for personal use.

The assembled puzzle, beautifully elegant in its simplicity. The side is 3cm:


The puzzle works perfectly, neither too tight nor too loose. After 13 moves, the first piece is about to come out:


The six pieces:


Re: 3D cube puzzle [message #24519 is a reply to message #24483 ] Sun, 06 March 2011 22:51 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar richgain  is currently offline richgain
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Very nice. Well done! Especially if you got the tolerances right for a good fit first time.
Good photos too.


"a wise man's tools are analogies and puzzles"
Röyksopp - Remind Me
Re: 3D cube puzzle [message #24529 is a reply to message #24483 ] Mon, 07 March 2011 05:50 UTC Go to previous message
avatar Rich Josephson  is currently offline Rich Josephson
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Nice job! It looks like fun to say the least.

Rich J


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