The Snake Cube is popular among puzzlers
because it is unusual. Unusual and difficult. Very difficult. This large version is easier
to manipulate than the small one.
cube is all one piece - that is, its made of 27 cube pieces that are joined together
in segments to make one flexible snake like piece. Each joint rotates 360º
So, you unwind the cube into the snake shape - not too difficult, and
fun.Then try to curl it back-up into the cube shape. That's very difficult. To see this
puzzle unwound, click here - then use your
browsers Back button to return to this page.
There are two instruction diagrams provided. The first shows you the
starting configuration of the snake. If you dont have the right starting
configuration of the snake youll never be able to wind-it-up into the cube. The
second diagram shows the 17 sequential moves needed to make the cube.
All the pieces are made of dark samena hardwood and light helvea