I decided to make this puzzle after previously experimenting with textured spray paint on a skewb earlier this year (see video
). The one big problem that I had with this puzzle was that it couldn't be scrambled or solved, so other than acting as show piece it had no real purpose. So I decided to apply the same concept to a puzzle that shape shifted and didn't rely on colour to be solved and the resulting puzzle was made, which I have called the Stone Blocks. VIDEO
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It was an easy puzzle to make as it only required slight sanding to make the puzzles surfaces rough and therefore easier for the paint to make a stronger bond. Two coats were applied over two weeks and the puzzle was left for about a month to dry in cool conditions (heat kept the paint soft while it was still drying).
I also spray painted the Mirror Blocks stand for a nice finish.
If anybody is interested in this type of puzzle, feel free to PM me.
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Tony Fisher wrote:
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