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Prism of Menkaure
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A trivial triangular prism made from a failed 3x3x3 modification. A heavily bandaged puzzle.

This puzzle was the result of a failed half-cube modification by Dario (from ND Puzzles). Once the inventor realized he cut a bit to deep and the mod wasn't possible, he decided to cut as far as possibe - exactly halfway. This resulted in the mechanism being damaged and pops occuring with every turn. The solution for this was making large blocks of glued pieces though bandaging. Of course, this made the puzzle trivial, as in only turns in two axes and it is impossible to make a second turn. The bottom is not completely flat, but curved upwards a bit so the puzzle can still function.

The name Menkaure comes from the smallest of the Great Pyramids of Giza, however the puzzle is a triangular prism, not a pyramid, thus it's called 'Prism of Menkaure'.

Epoxy was used to fill the pieces and the stickers were cut from vinil by hand.



Thank you to the following people for their assistance in helping collect the information on this page: Beni Issler.


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