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Shallow Diamond
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Two face turning cubes fused into one axis system.

This is designed to be a successor of Dave's Diamond which is a combination of two 2x2x2s fused 60 degrees apart from each other. Shallow Diamond uses the same axis system. It is also a combination of two face turning cubes, however, these face turning cubes are so shallow cut that they only have edge pieces.
The base shape is a strange 18 sided solid which ensures that all the edge pieces of the face turning cubes are identical in shape. Shallow Diamond turns in increments of 90 degrees, as a face turning cube would. What's interesting here is that while the puzzle changes shape with every move, it always remains a convex polyhedron.
After the centers are restored, some of the edges are scrambled and moves on the other cube can be made. This is how the puzzle is scrambled.
Note that there is a chirality to the edge pieces, and having the wrong chirality of edges will bandage moves on the other cube. Also, notice that this only scrambles the petal and rhombus pieces on the puzzle. The larger pieces do not scramble with only these moves. Additionally, the petal pieces come in opposite pairs that cannot be separated, and they are also confined to the cube that they belong to. That's when the other move of this puzzle comes in: See images 6-7.



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