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Description - Geometric Puzzle Design by Stewart Coffin

This book discusses how to design "good" geometric puzzles: two-dimensional dissection puzzles, polyhedral dissections, and burrs. It outlines major categories of geometric puzzles and provides examples, sometimes going into the history and philosophy of those examples. The author presents challenges and thoughtful questions, as well as practical design and woodworking tips to encourage the reader to build his own puzzles and experiment with his own designs. Aesthetics, phychology, and mathematical considerations all factor into the definition of the quality of a puzzle.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781138427259
ISBN-10: 113842725X
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Imprint: CRC Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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