Wooden Cube Puzzle - Canadian Woodworking Magazine

Wooden Puzzle 


Wooden Cube Puzzle

The seven shapes shown below represent all the ways three or four cubes can be arranged, other than in a straight line.
These shapes go together to make a solid cube, as shown, but can be arranged to make dozens of other interesting shapes.
When there is a set of these shapes in a toy box, it is an excellent way of nurturing a child’s grasp of spatial relationships.
Cut out twenty-seven ¾” square blocks and glue together as shown – then the project is complete.
Now comes the hard part: put the variously shaped pieces together to form a solid cube. (We used ¾” blocks but you can make your cube puzzle pieces any size you like.)

Find the solution here.

REA GIBSON owns and operates Forest Hill Studios
Rea Gibson

and lives in Mount Forest, Ontario.