Printworks Wood Puzzle - Archimedes


Perhaps the oldest known mathematical puzzle, developed by the famous Greek mathematician Archimedes about 2 200 years ago. The puzzle consist of 14 pieces of various shapes and the objective is to combine the pieces forming a square. Mathematician Bill Cutler determined in 2003, with the help of a computer, that there are 536 unique ways of assembling it in a square shape. However it’s hard to find even one. How many do you think you are able to find?


When not used, the puzzle is a decorative object in itself enhancing any space you chose to place it in.


The frame is made of lacquered MDF and the pieces of FSC Certified Pinewood


FSC, acid free 80% paper 20% wood

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