Tetrahedron: A four sided solid; in this case a triangular based pyramid.
The object is to make the tetrahedron from just two exactly equal pieces.
At first it might seem too easy to include in any serious puzzle collection but this seemingly straight forward puzzle is quite deceptive in appearance and has frustrated many an over-confident puzzler in the past.
Mess it up quickly and give yourself a bit of a challenge.
And yes! We definitely admit to “touching up” this photo. We want to give you an impression of how the puzzle looks when assembled. But we don’t want to give away the solution. So we’ve disguised where the two pieces join in the photo.
E.T.Johnson patented a wooden version of this puzzle in 1940 and FUN Inc. Chicago produced a widely known plastic version of it in 1956. It’s in every Science centre you’ve ever been to!! Is it too simple to have in your puzzle collection?
The Pyramid wooden brainteaser is made from Monkey Pod (also called Suar wood). It’s often mistaken for teak or acacia but it’s from a tree that grows in a plantation which makes it very environmentally friendly. The colour of pieces do vary slightly depending on where it was cut from the tree and the direction of the grain of the wood in that particular piece.
Size: 73mm x 73mm x 73mm
The puzzle comes shrink-wrapped with a solution printed on natural recycled paper inside.
During the last 15 years, Dilemma Games has dedicated all possible efforts to guarantee that its products meet relevant safety requirements. At this moment Dilemma Products have measured up to international standards including CE, EN71 and ASTM.
As an environmentally conscious enterprise, the material they use is from sustainable resources and 100% non-toxic.