Collecting and solving 3D puzzles became a big passion for me in the last years. If some of you are interested in trading items, please mail me.
happy puzzlin' everybody,
Hole Punch Cube
A single hole has been punched out of the center of each sticker.
Tiled Cube 48 mm
This tiled cube stands 48mm high, including the thickness of the tiles (approximately 1 mm each).
This 50 mm white plastic cube has painted dots instead of stickers.
Fruit Boy 3x3x3
This appears to be an "assembly cube", like the ones sold by Mefferts.
Keyboard 3x3x3 Cube
A standard 3x3x3 with keyboard keys attached. It is available in different colours. A bandaged version also exists.
CUBE (SHAPE PRESERVING)
CUBE (SHAPE CHANGING)
Taking the concept of the Rubik's cube and turning it 45 degrees.
The 1982 Politoys version with a spindle mechanism.
A fairly accessible custom build based on the Pyraminx.
Meffert's build-up and truncation of a Skewb into an octahedron.
Meffert's six colour 1982 version. Roughly 31 mm along an edge.
Arrange the ten pieces by breaking them into two groups and putting them back together again.
A beautiful (but simple) puzzle closely related to the Dino Cube!
Probably the most sought after of all Twisty Puzzles which went in mass production.
IQ 139 Puck
One of the numerous sticker/colour variations of the hockey puck puzzle.
The original version with twelve coloured rings.
A star-shaped build-up on the Dino Cube mechanism.
The technique of transforming an Octagonal Prism into a Fishers Cube applied to a standard cube
HEADS & OBJECTS
A 3x3x3 with an additional layer glued on. In shape of a mushroom.
An attractive little puzzle, possibly related to the legendary Rubik's Cheeze.
Sphere In Cube
Cross between Rubik's Cube and Rubik's Sphere. Hand crafted mutation cube.
This sliding tiles puzzle/calendar/coin bank has a total of 41 tiles arranged in seven columns and six rows.
A well-designed 3D movable space puzzle.
One of the more successful puzzles from the original cube craze.
Slide the 26 cubes around to solve this puzzle in one of three ways.
The tile sliding puzzle from the original cube craze.
A tile-sliding puzzle with the shape and design of a Pepsi can. The sliding is somewhat shifted.
Junior Ivory Tower
Custom modification. The French version is called the Babylon Tower. It was made by Ideal Loisirs in 1981, in Hungary. Comprises 6 columns of balls with four shades (instead of six) of each colour.
Group the three colours to solve this puzzle.
"Just put the numbers in order"... sounds a lot easier than it is!
Spin the top/bottom half to mix the satellites, then use the central plunger to flip one, two, three or four satellites over.
Rubik's Fifteen (aka: XV)
Rubik's 15 (XV) is 2 puzzles in one. Arrange the numbers in sequence 1 to 15. On the other side there is a magic square challenge.
Two overlapping wheels. Promotional version for The Museum Company.
SIAMESE & FUSED
Two 3x3x3's fused together to share a block of dimensions 2x2x2.
Rubik's Magic Picture Game. "What came first, the dinosaur or the egg?"
A great little puzzle that keep you busy for hours!
Spin the number ring, and twist the ends to flip seven of the thirteen numbers over.
Create a row of 3 pegged squares of ONE of your colors - vertically, horizontally or diagonally, on one side of the Cube.
Pyraminx modification (invented by Jürgen Brandt)