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Burr Problem

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To conclude and close up the loose ends on this project I started a few weeks ago, I'm adding the rest of the content that was involved.


Last Updated (Tuesday, 04 December 2007 03:27)

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In a moment's whim I took apart one of my friend's burr puzzles. I thought that assembling it would be easy, since it had a clean symmetric shape. That was a big misjudgement.

Each of the 18 pieces is full of asymmetry, and no two pieces look the same. I'm not an expert on these kind of puzzles and even after a good hour of working the best I got was 8 pieces assembled. It was quite clear that I wouldn't ever be able to solve it by hand. And more, it turned out that the puzzle hadn't even come with a solution leaflet.
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Last Updated (Wednesday, 28 November 2007 02:41)

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