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Project by devocanuck posted 1770 days ago 1125 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a recent prototype puzzle made for a puzzle designer friend to test out his theory. He originally designed it to use spheres and wasn’t sure it would work with ‘edge beveled cubes’ so this is the result.
The name for the puzzle comes from it’s solved shape which is an ‘Octahedron’ and curiously enough it also has a ‘Tetrahedron’ incorporated in one of the pieces…4 pieces of mass confusion, lol :-)

-- John Devost- 'Canuck' - http://www.puzzleparadise.ca





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1770 days ago

Hey John
All of these puzzles amaze me

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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devocanuck

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#2 posted 1770 days ago

I noticed you’re from Oregon…some years ago a very talented puzzlemaker Lee Krasnow used to sell his puzzles at the Oregon Market, whenever his puzzles come up at auction now they fetch into thousands of dollars a piece!!! I often wonder how many people bought them back then and don’t realize their value :)

-- John Devost- 'Canuck' - http://www.puzzleparadise.ca

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huff

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#3 posted 1769 days ago

John, another great puzzle. They blow my mind. Thanks for the PM earlier and I’m checking out the link you sent me. Looks interesting.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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scottb

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#4 posted 1768 days ago

love these sorts of things, but can’t wrap my brain around them!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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mcoyfrog

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#5 posted 1753 days ago

WOW this had to be intense in the construction

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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mtkate

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#6 posted 1753 days ago

Wow, that’s very industrious.

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