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 Post subject: Bump Cuboctahedron
PostPosted: Sat Jul 24, 2010 4:03 am 
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Hey guys,

This is the new puzzle, the puzzle was built from an 3x3x3 Bump (Mirror) cube, All of the pieces were filled with polystyrene plastic, and sanded down with my dremel and some sand paper.

The vinyl stickers were Hand Cut and the colors are White, Yellow, Green, Blue, Red, Orange, Silver, Gold, Light Green, Grey, Brown, Purple, Pink, Cyan.

I belive Im the first one to make this puzzle.

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Thanks, and feel free to say what you think .
Sharon.

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*Sorry for the low quality pictures, I can only use my Iphone to take pictures right now.

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 Post subject: Re: Bump Cuboctahedron
PostPosted: Sat Jul 24, 2010 4:58 am 
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That looks awesome! Well done!

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 Post subject: Re: Bump Cuboctahedron
PostPosted: Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:21 am 
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Sharon Avidor wrote:
Hey guys,

All of the pieces were filled with polystyrene plastic, and sanded down with my dremel and some sand paper.



Would you mind sharing with the process you used to fill the pieces?
This is a very nice puzzle, is it your first?
Thanks,
Tanner Frisby

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 Post subject: Re: Bump Cuboctahedron
PostPosted: Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:39 am 
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yes I would also like to know how you build this! any progress pictures?

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 Post subject: Re: Bump Cuboctahedron
PostPosted: Sat Jul 24, 2010 5:01 pm 
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This is about my fourth puzzle, my fourth mod that i made.
the first one was a fishers cube, than a Hexagonal Dypiramid and after that i made a star puzzle that i didnt see anywhere yet (maybe i will show it here soon)

when i was down with the sanding i took the puzzle apart and used some clay to keep the parts facing up so i can ill it with my polystyrene plastic (I dont have the name of the brand), after that I poured all the polystyrene plastic into the pieces and waited about an hour for it to set.
when its was ready i used my dremel and some sand paper to sand it down to perfection (maybe not so perfect... but its fine, lol).

I used this "liquefied" plastic cuz i saw that the Epoxy Potty is really expensive and in this case i had to fill alot of space, and by useing this plastic i saved some money ...

after i was done with the filling part and the sanding i had a little bubbles (forgot about it ... =S), than i used some Black Epoxy to fill it and make it look good, and sanded it again...

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