Skip to content

Pieces of Eight Puzzle

3D model description

Pieces of Eight is another invention of Stewart Coffin (his design #77). It consists of eight pieces, all different. These pieces can assembled into a cube and other shapes. It is similar to his Peanut Puzzle but based on cubes rather than rhombic dodecahedra. I have never owned a copy of this puzzle so I wanted to make one.

I've sized the pieces so that the final cube is 6 cm on a side. No supports are needed when printing these pieces, with the exception of piece 6 which just needs a little help (see below).

3D printing settings

Supports are not needed except for piece 6. Piece 6 needs only small supports for two horizontal sections which start about 1 mm above the build plate. I set the overhang threshold to 40 degrees so that supports are only generated in these areas (see screen shot).

Pieces 1, 5, 6 and 7 are printed horizontally, while the other 4 are printed vertically. The vertical pieces take 50% more time to print.

  • 3D file format: STL

Tags

Creator

License

CC BY NC

Best sellers of the category Game


Add a comment


Would you like to support Cults?

You like Cults and you want to help us continue the adventure independently? Please note that we are a small team of 3 people, therefore it is very simple to support us to maintain the activity and create future developments. Here are 4 solutions accessible to all:

  • ADVERTISING: Disable your AdBlock banner blocker and click on our banner ads.

  • AFFILIATION: Make your purchases online by clicking on our affiliate links here Amazon, Gearbest, Banggood, Aliexpress or Ebay.

  • DONATE: If you want, you can make a donation via PayPal here.

  • WORD OF MOUTH: Invite your friends to come, discover the platform and the magnificent 3D files shared by the community!