Truncated Octaminx Puzzle

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Idea Conceived

Prototype finished


Original concept

Core puzzle




January 1999

6th October 2002

Tony Fisher / Dieter Gebhardt


1.6cm / 0.6 inch


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I invented and made my Octaminx in 1996. In 1999 Dieter Gebhardt suggested that I make a truncated version. I didn't think this was a great idea but did it anyway. I was pleasantly surprised though and pretty happy with the resulting puzzle. Movement is good.
It was made by cutting down a Tetraminx. It could also be made from a Meffert's Pyraminx. I used Skewb style stickers and the colours were arranged in a similar fashion to my Octaminx with the same colour on opposite faces. The small squares are all pink.
To buy Tetraminx and Pyraminx puzzles click on Meffert's shop below and select 'Meffert's Puzzles'.