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.

Customer Reviews

Based on 10 reviews
Very Satisfying
Somehow so simplistic but difficult at the same time!
Surround the Gold Cube

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