Surround

$44.00
DESIGNER: Kohno Ichiro
MATERIAL: Walnut & Maple, Wenge & Yellowheart, Padauk & Tamerind, Black Limba & Yellowheart, Canary & Patagonian Rosewood
RELEASE DATE: 4.10.2020
EDITION: 69 Copies Released
SIZE: 2.625 x 2.625 x 2.625 in.

Designed and first released at IPP in 2009, Surround is closely related to the 3/4/5 cubes designs by Ichiro. In this case, six pieces must be used to surround the solid cube in such a way that is self-supporting. Two solutions using magnets are possible, with another "rule-breaker" solution that does not use magnets and covers the cube completely! The finished shape is pleasingly symmetrical and displays well.

69 copies in made for sale, each signed and dated. 8 copies in Walnut & Maple, 11 copies in Padauk & Tamerindo, 50 copies in Canary & Patagonian Rosewood were made for this release. This puzzle is shipped disassembled.

Puzzle Pusher has an excellent blog review of this puzzle.

Mr. Puzzle made a very nice video review ** Spoiler Warning - this link contains the puzzle's solution** found here

Precision wood puzzles can be damaged by environmental changes. Please read the Caring for Wood Puzzles guide to ensure proper fit and operation.

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Somehow so simplistic but difficult at the same time!
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Surround the Gold Cube
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