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|Material||:||Honduras Mahogany (Pieces), Poplar & Limba (Box)|
This is a revised and improved version of Setting Hen. It is made with edge-beveled cubes instead of rhombic dodecahedron blocks. The box comes with an insert/cover that is actually an additional piece of the puzzle. The first problem is to pack the four pieces into the box so the cover will fit flush with the top of the box. The second problem is to place the cover in the box against a short side making the inside cubic. Now pack the four pieces into the box so the tops of the pieces are flush with the top of the box.
For a third problem, set the cover aside and pack the four pieces into the box symmetrically so the pieces are flush with the top of the box.
For a forth problem, set the box aside and build a pyramidal pile from the four pieces. Lastly, select three pieces and build a triangular pile.
Stewart made 12 in 1988 and 12 in 1996. Number 61A in his numbering system.
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