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Wausau 81

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Wausau 81 by Bill Cutler
Photo courtesy of Allard Walker
Name
Wausau 81
Limited to
Designer
Dimensions
3.0 x 3.0 x 3.0"
Year
1981
Cost
$75
Availability
Available
Type
# of Pieces
12
Material
Jerry McFarland: Cherry, Walnut, Maple
Eric Fuller: Walnut, Maple, Morado
Objective
Take Apart, Put Together
Other
This puzzle is part of the group/set:

"I had always been interested in designing burr puzzles which are difficult to take apart. The burr shapes I had used to this point all had the same symmetry as the 6-piece burr or the 24-piece burr - mathematically there are 24 symmetries to these shapes. However, keeping all these symmetries and creating a new shape resulted in burrs with lots of Starting with the Wausau'81 burr, I experimented with shapes which had different 'patterns' of rods along the 3 axes.

Wausau'81 has 12 pieces and is non-trivial to take apart." -Bill Cutler