Wooden Cube Puzzle - Canadian Woodworking Magazine

Wooden Puzzle 

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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.
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REA GIBSON owns and operates Forest Hill Studios
Rea Gibson

and lives in Mount Forest, Ontario.












 
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