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 Post subject: Fisher's signed custom made Golden Cube auction (ended)
PostPosted: Sat Oct 26, 2013 6:47 pm 
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A 7 day auction has started for my signed custom made Golden Cube. It ends on Saturday 2nd November.
The puzzle up for auction is the one on the right in the video.
It's been a few years since I auctioned one of my hand made black plastic gold stickered Golden Cubes. In fact as far as I know it's been a long time since anyone has auctioned one. I made the actual puzzle in 2012 but applied the hand cut stickers a few weeks ago to insure they would be clean and fresh. This was also to avoid sticker bubbling though a limited amount is still likely over coming months. It never seems to stop!
As stated in the video the puzzle is made from polyurethane resin which was cast using silicone rubber moulds. These moulds were made using parts from one of my original 1999 Golden Cubes so this one can be seen as second generation.
Being made by hand means no CAD or 3D printing was used at all. Everything was literally done by hand including the cutting of the stickers. Comparing it to a 3D printed puzzle, it has a much nicer movement without that annoying sand paper feel. It is however much heavier because it's very difficult to cast thin walls. I have developed a technique to cast hollow pieces but the walls are still quite thick.
All photos and the video shows the actual puzzle up for auction.

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Tony Fisher's Golden Cube

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Tony Fisher's Golden Cube

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Tony Fisher's Golden Cube

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's signed custom made Golden Cube auction
PostPosted: Sun Oct 27, 2013 11:32 pm 
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Beautiful.

The original post (here) that described making this puzzle inspired me to take the plunge into casting puzzles.

Best of luck, bidders! This is a very rare classic.

Dave

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 Post subject: Re: Tony Fisher's signed custom made Golden Cube auction
PostPosted: Sat Nov 02, 2013 7:09 am 
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The auction finishes later today.

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