Creating a DIY Puzzle Cube

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Introduction: Creating a DIY Puzzle Cube

Creating a puzzle cube is a fun and interesting project, and the result will be fun for all ages 

Step 1:

First, you should create ideas for you pieces. the way i did this was with 27 small block that made my cube, and took them apart without gluing them together. 

Step 2:

then make multivew drawings of the pieces to make sure you remember them.

Step 3:

Once you have done that, then you can glue the pieces to gether to make the pieces.

Step 4:

Now you have a creative, DIY puzzle cube.

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    I had one of these when I was a kid....literally hours of fun. There are hundreds of other symmetrical shapes you can make with this puzzle.

    PLTW is a high school engineering program. Intro to Eng. Design is the first class. Civil Eng. and Architecture is in there, and Digital Logic. You get credit for college engineering classes. I was in it a few years ago, and this puzzle cube was our first project. I used the exact same process as you, so it looks very familiar!

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    To be correct this is called a SOMA cube after the drug in brave new world that kept the population happy.

    Invented by Piet Hein in 1933

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soma_cube

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