Caged Polycubes

DESIGNER: John Rausch
MATERIAL: Jatoba (Cage), Mahogany (Jig), Butternut/ Jatoba (Box), Padauk, Maple, Granadillo, Wenge, Purpleheart, Bubinga, Leopardwood, Bocote, Chakta Viga, Holly, Schedua, Cherry, Black Limba, and Goncalo Alves (Pieces)
RELEASE DATE: 7.31.2020
EDITION: 63 Copies Released
SIZE: 3.25" x 3.25" x 3.875"

The puzzle is a set similar to the Penultimate Burr with multiple problems to be solved. The set consists of a 4×4×4 cage with a 2×2 opening on each face and 14 non-planar penta/tetracubes. The objective is to fill the cage with four of the pentacubes and three tetracubes to complete a 4×4 cube. A jig is provided for testing possible solutions outside the cage, as well as a box which doubles as a display plinth for the solved puzzle. This is a difficult puzzle, with two assemblies having a unique sixteen move solution!

63 copies, each signed and dated, are available for this release. This puzzle is shipped disassembled.

The solution manual PDF can be downloaded from the order confirmation screen after checkout.

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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