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

This item is sold out and no longer available. Our Marketplace is the best source for discontinued work. We occasionally revisit discontinued designs at our sole discretion and do not accept requests or one-off commissions.

To ensure the proper continued operation and fit of your puzzles, please check out our product care guide. We recommend an occasional polishing with Renaissance Wax to keep wood puzzles in top condition.

Customer Reviews

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Fun

Fun. Quality. Table top game.

H
H.P.
Very Satisfying

It arrived with one if the cubes broken off. We glued it back. It was fun to play with and not too hard. The solution that is stable is pretty enough that we leave it out for guests.

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J.F.
Somehow so simplistic but difficult at the same time!

Firstly, what a beautifully crafted puzzle. Wood was especially nice and the puzzle although a simple box with different pieces was quite tricky to put together. Thank you for all of your hard work Eric!

Jeff

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