I am delighted to be able to present one of the most original interlocking cube puzzles to be designed for many years. Once again, Tom Jolly has kindly given his permission for for this design to be made available through the microcubology shop.
The solution is described as requiring 20 moves (1-2-3-12-2). However, the most unusual feature of this puzzle is the sequence of seven rotations required in the middle of the solution.
The puzzle design can be viewed at http://bit.ly/cvsxev , and although it can be constructed from a set of LiveCubes, the rotations involved can make the pieces break apart rather easily.
This version of the cube has a width of 2.4 cm which, although making it a little more expensive, gives it a decent weight and excellent strength.
You can read more about this puzzle in Brian's (excellent) Damn Puzzle Blog at http://mechanical-puzzles.blogspot.com/2010/06/twist-night-away.html
5.4 w x
8.4 d x
2.126 w x
3.307 d x