Introduction: Paper Puzzle Cube

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This is a kind of puzzle cube. I made it to see what I could do with the use of really normal stuff. They are all kind of shapes that fit in the box as shown on the picture. I gave it as a present for  a gift exchange.

Step 1: What Do You Need

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Like I said, I wanted to see what I could do with stuff:
- coloured paper. ( I used two-colour origami paper.)
- something between paper and cardboard( too thin to be real cardboard, too thick for paper.)
- seetrough plastic bag.
- glue.
- scissors.
- ruler.

Step 2: Drawing

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Before we're gonna make the shapes, we want to know what shapes to make.
I made sure all the shapes I used were easy enough to make out of paper

NOTE: the black square is an open spot, not a shape.

Step 3: This Could Take a While...

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Now take your ruler and draw these shapes!
Every square is 1 by 1 cm.

Step 4: Cutting It All Out

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Cut out all the shapes you just drew.

Step 5: Folding and Glueing

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Fold the shapes and glue it all together.

Step 6: The Box

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Now we just have to make the box to put the shapes in...
Make a cube from 4,5 by 4,5 cm. Draw a square 0,5 cm from the edge. Cut the square out and replace them by a piece of plastic bag.
Fold the cube and glue it together, leaving one side open.

Step 7: That's It!

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Congratulations! You have made your very own special unique puzzel cube. But, do you know how to solve it?


TheDiyFan (author)2013-02-25

This is so cool!!! I just don't have the patience!!!!

That's what I first thought. But then I thought: You know what? I can do this!!!!!!!!

sunshiine (author)2013-02-20

I will try this! Thanks for sharing!

Thank you

twinkleshine (author)2013-02-18

really cute!

Thank you

ChrysN (author)2013-02-11

Cool puzzle!

emilyvanleemput (author)ChrysN2013-02-11

Thank you!

ynze (author)2013-02-11

Cool! You obviously know how to solve it :-)

emilyvanleemput (author)ynze2013-02-11

Thanks! You will probably solve it.. After a while..
With a lot of frustration :)

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Bio: Industrial Design student at Eindhoven University of Technology
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