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Name
Rho's Bush
Designer
Manufacturer
Year
2003
# of Pieces
3 (1x 4 unit piece, 2x 5 unit pieces)
Material
Grandillo / Rosewood
Objective
Assemble the 3 pieces to form a symmetrical sculpture
IPP Exchange
Puzzle
Exchanged by Ginda Fisher at
IPP23 (August 2003 - Chicago)


Notes from supplied leaflet:
A tesselated octahedron of edge size 2. Also a cube.
1 size 4 piece plus 2 size 5 pieces
14 cells (rhombic dodecahedra)
48 self symmetries
36 connections - 2.57 connections per cell
rectangular symmetries: ((5 4 5) (5 4 5) (5 4 5))
triangular symmetries: ((1 6 6 1) (1 6 6 1) (1 6 6 1) (1 6 6 1))
3195 sphere solutions found
10 pared solutions
3 fully sequential solutions