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 Post subject: Fixing The Orb, and studing a Mastermorphix
PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:40 am 
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Hi

bellow are pictures of

1) this puzzle known as "The Orb" it was manufactured here at Brazil on the 80's

here we had some puzzles done such as The Orb, Rubik's Snake, Rubik's tower, Seventh Circus, Missing Link "called here as ELO MALUCO"

this is high quality puzzle and was missing 3 red beads, i made a EPOXI mold and used a resin here called "araudite" mixed with finger nail tint to produce 3 red beads

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2) bellow are some attempts of doing a mastermorphix from a ONE dolar 3x3x3 i will update when new pictures and progress were done

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kind regards
Claudio


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 Post subject: Re: Fixing The Orb, and studing a Mastermorphix
PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 11:13 am 
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There is an orb listed on eBay if anyone is interested ?
[Active link removed, please see rule #4]

It was already for sale a week ago and nobody bought it? The same seller has also a nintendo barrel ! :wink:
I have both puzzles otherwise I would buy them.

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 Post subject: Re: Fixing The Orb, and studing a Mastermorphix
PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 11:24 am 
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szykman wrote:
2) bellow are some attempts of doing a mastermorphix from a ONE dolar 3x3x3 i will update when new pictures and progress were done
I do not want to attack you in any way. I am just puzzled about what you want to achieve.

Why do you think a one-dollar-cube could lead to something usable?

How do you want to get a mastermorphix out of it when you start with that truncated shape? To end up with a mastermorphix you have to start with this:
http://twistypuzzles.com/cgi-bin/puzzle.cgi?pkey=862
Gluing extensions on four sides of your shape will result in something like this:
http://twistypuzzles.com/cgi-bin/puzzle.cgi?pkey=2191


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 Post subject: Re: Fixing The Orb, and studing a Mastermorphix
PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 11:42 am 
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Flashback to 10 years ago:

http://twistypuzzles.com/forum/viewtopi ... termorphix


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 Post subject: Re: Fixing The Orb, and studing a Mastermorphix
PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 1:41 pm 
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Andreas Nortmann wrote:
szykman wrote:
2) bellow are some attempts of doing a mastermorphix from a ONE dolar 3x3x3 i will update when new pictures and progress were done
I do not want to attack you in any way. I am just puzzled about what you want to achieve.

Why do you think a one-dollar-cube could lead to something usable?

How do you want to get a mastermorphix out of it when you start with that truncated shape? To end up with a mastermorphix you have to start with this:
http://twistypuzzles.com/cgi-bin/puzzle.cgi?pkey=862
Gluing extensions on four sides of your shape will result in something like this:
http://twistypuzzles.com/cgi-bin/puzzle.cgi?pkey=2191


Hi Andreas, i did not felt attacked in any way thanks for your kind comment, i never modded or tried anything over plastic or puzzles except for fixing a couple of broken pieces, so i was unsecure about how was it going to be, when i was buying the epoxi in the store, there was a couple of this 1 dolar 3x3x3,

so i brought then to shape and start to pratice, it was just and intuitive start to check the transformation between the shapes of the original 3x3x3 to a mastermorphix , i do not have any experience with materials, shapes, equations, molds, etc but i like 3D drawing... start to make that as a therapy to relax... i am computer programer and it is very stressing

thanks for the links

I will definatly check then, it is good to see this professional approach to then, and to know more about it...

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nice i checked this thread some time ago, and another attempt posted here that was made in clay...

kind regards
Claudio


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 Post subject: Re: Fixing The Orb, and studing a Mastermorphix
PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 4:20 pm 
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Wow Andreas you just happen to be the inventor of the puzzle and shape that i initiate this mastermorphix build with

http://twistypuzzles.com/cgi-bin/puzzle.cgi?pkey=2189

this is amazing i did not even knew before that the correct approach to accomplish that was this that you mention above:


"To end up with a mastermorphix you have to start with this:
http://twistypuzzles.com/cgi-bin/puzzle.cgi?pkey=862
Gluing extensions on four sides of your shape will result in something like this:
http://twistypuzzles.com/cgi-bin/puzzle.cgi?pkey=2191"


but today after you mention the word "truncated" shape, i did a little search here and end up discovering that you invented, unbeliaveble

well now i understand why you said that you was "Puzzled" ...

so let me explain, my wife and i we were wondering how to shape the cheap 3x3x3

then we figured out like this cut you invented was an easy way to the mastermorphix,

after all this explanation i made this image here to you check out how we wonder to stick the puzzle if was just that with no extentions:

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guess we were wrong and there are other ways as you pointed more apropriated to do that...

well that is it, thanks for your help and tips.

Claudio


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 Post subject: Re: Fixing The Orb, and studing a Mastermorphix
PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 5:03 pm 
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Claudio, the Mastermorphix is a great puzzle to build, but you may find this puzzle easier to make without epoxy sculpt for the extensions.
There are some more pictures here that might help.
viewtopic.php?f=9&t=23789

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 Post subject: Re: Fixing The Orb, and studing a Mastermorphix
PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 5:16 pm 
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SunnWinder wrote:
Claudio, the Mastermorphix is a great puzzle to build, but you may find this puzzle easier to make without epoxy sculpt for the extensions.
There are some more pictures here that might help.
viewtopic.php?f=9&t=23789



Thanks a lot, incredible solution this one you said above!

i was clueless when i start that

fact is that my wife and i, we held that Pillow MasterMorphix showed at the pictures above, in our hands and felt like there were two cuts and lots of epoxi sculpture to be done, guess we were very wrong!

but now maybe i will stop and do as this link you kindly said...


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