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A selection of puzzle pieces can easily be made using Keebler Studios and Hirst Arts tiles, or Kadon Enterprises supply sets in acrylic and wood for many of the puzzles.

 

Polyforms Polyform Puzzles Squaring the Hexagon
Polyominoes Polyrhombs    Polyrects   
Polyograms    Rounded Polyominoes    Polykings   
Polyaboloes        
Polyhexes Polyhex Variations Polyiamonds

Polyhes, Polyhalfhexes

 & Polytriamonds

Polykites Polydrafters
Polypons Polyzoids Polydiamonds
Polygems Polyflaps    Polyhings
Rounded Polyiamonds           
PolySquareRhombi    Polyhuts Polycairos   
Polysticks Polytwigs Polytrigs
Polycubes Polyspheres       

 

 

And here are some puzzles which use the pieces:

Colour Match Puzzles

Pentomino Puzzles

Pentomino Zoo

Flexomino Puzzles

Flexomino Puzzles 2

Flexahex Puzzles

Polyomino Mazes

Polyform Wallpaper

Polyomino Christmas Tree Puzzle

Hexahex Nonets

Tetrahex Oddities

Mono-Tetrahex Puzzles

Balanced Polyhex Triangles   New

 

Tetrahex Bisymmetry Puzzle: Take a full set of seven tetrahexes. Using all the pieces make a figure with horizontal and vertical symmetry (it will also have R2 rotational symmetry). There are 76 different figures (many courtesy of George Sicherman).

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Tetrahex Butterfly Problem A: Take a full set of seven tetrahexes. Select four tetrahex pieces and make two identical copies of a two-piece shape for wings, then use the remaining three pieces to make a symmetrical body. I have found 59 solutions for wing pairs, along with numerous alternate body shapes.  

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Tetrahex Butterfly Problem B: Take a full set of seven tetrahexes. Remove the 1 (or I) piece as a body. Using the remaining six pieces, make two identical copies of a three-piece shape for wings. There are 191 solutions (many courtesy of George Sicherman).

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Tetrahex Butterfly Problem C: Take a full set of seven tetrahexes. Remove the 4 (or Y) piece as a body. Using the remaining six pieces, make two identical copies of a three-piece shape for wings. There are 234 solutions (many courtesy of George Sicherman).

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Tetrahex Butterfly Problem D: Take a full set of seven tetrahexes. Remove the 5 (or U) piece as a body. Using the remaining six pieces, make two identical copies of a three-piece shape for wings. There are 113 solutions (one courtesy of George Sicherman).

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Tetrahex Butterfly Problem E: Take a full set of seven tetrahexes. Remove the 7 (or O) piece as a body. Using the remaining six pieces, make two identical copies of a three-piece shape for wings.

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Tetrahex Propeller Problem: Take a full set of seven tetrahexes. Remove the 3 (or S) piece as a body. Using the remaining six pieces, make two identical copies of a three-piece shape for wings.

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Trihex and Tetrahex Propeller Problem: Take a full set of seven tetrahexes and three trihexes. Remove the 4 (or Y) tetrahex as a body. Using the remaining nine pieces, make three identical copies of a three-piece shape for blades.

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Mono - Tetrahex Propeller Problem: Take a full set of seven tetrahexes, three trihexes, dihex and monohex. Remove the 4 (or Y) tetrahex as a body. Using the remaining eleven pieces, make three identical copies of a 12-unit shape for blades.

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Mono - Pentahex Propeller Problem 1: Take a full set of 22 pentahexes, seven tetrahexes, three trihexes, dihex and monohex. Take 6 pentahexes and make a figure with 6-rotational symmetry. Using the remaining pieces, make 6 identical copies of a 20-unit shape for blades.

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Mono - Pentahex Propeller Problem 2: Take a full set of 22 pentahexes, seven tetrahexes, three trihexes, dihex and monohex. Take 12 pentahexes and make a figure with 6-rotational symmetry. Using the remaining pieces, make 6 identical copies of a 15-unit shape for blades.

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Snowflake Problem 1: Take a full set of 22 pentahexes, seven tetrahexes, three trihexes, dihex and monohex. Take 6 pentahexes and make a figure with full six-fold symmetry. Using the remaining pieces, make 6 identical copies of a 20-unit shape for blades.

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Snowflake Problem 2: Take a full set of 22 pentahexes, seven tetrahexes, three trihexes, dihex and monohex. Take 12 pentahexes and make a figure with full six-fold symmetry. Using the remaining pieces, make 6 identical copies of a 15-unit shape for blades.

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Sextuplets Problem: Take a full set of 22 pentahexes, seven tetrahexes, three trihexes, dihex and monohex. Make 6 identical copies of a 25-unit symmetrical shape.

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Pentahex Dragonfly Problem: Take a full set of 22 pentahexes. Take 2 pentahexes and make a figure with mirror symmetry for the body. Using the remaining pieces, make 4 identical copies of a 20-unit symmetrical shape for wings.

Figures and Solutions coming soon

 

Tetrahex Portholes Problem: Take a full set of seven tetrahexes. Construct a figure with 6 unit holes which exhibits any form of symmetry. 31 solutions so far

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Tetrahex Tri-rotary Problem: Take a full set of seven tetrahexes. Construct a figure with tri-rotary symmetry. 23 solutions so far

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  Pentahex Portholes Problem: Take a full set of 22 pentahexes. Construct a figure with the maximum number of unit holes, which exhibits any form of symmetry.

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  Hexahex 6-fold Symmetry Problem: Take a full set of 82 hexahexes. Construct a figure with full six-fold symmetry.

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  Mono - Hexahex Snowflakes Problem 2: Take a full set of 82 hexahexes ,22 pentahexes, seven tetrahexes, three trihexes, dihex and monohex. Take 70 hexahexes and construct a figure with full six-fold symmetry. Using the remaining pieces, make 6 copies of a symmetric 37-unit shape for blades.

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  Mono - Hexahex Snowflakes Problem 3: Take a full set of 82 hexahexes ,22 pentahexes, seven tetrahexes, three trihexes, dihex and monohex. Take 64 hexahexes and construct a figure with full six-fold symmetry. Using the remaining pieces, make 6 copies of a symmetric 43-unit shape for blades.

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Penthouses Problem: Take a full set of 12 pentominoes and 5 tetrominoes. Pick 6 pentominoes at random, then make an 11 x 10 rectangle with a hole to fit each of these shapes.

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Polyomino Maze Problems: A series of puzzles based upon the construction of a maze using polyomino pieces.

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Abaroth's Rhombi Problem: Fit 27 edge-coloured rhombi into a hexagon and other shapes.

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Multihut Problem A: Using the monohut and six dihuts, make a symmetric pattern.

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Abaroth's Cube Problem: Make a cube from the six pieces.

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Monabolic Cube Problem: Make a cube from the six pieces.

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