Interlocking - Pieces Of Eight

Pieces Of Eight (Stewart Coffin)
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Pieces Of Eight (Tom Lensch)
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Designer:Stewart Coffin
Craftsman:Stewart Coffin (1st)
Tom Lensch (2nd)
Material:Honduras Mahogany pieces with Blue Mahoe Box
Walnut & Birch

Sixteen cube halves are made up from three pyramid blocks. Two of these are connected in all of the eight possible ways resulting in eight different puzzle pieces. The obvious solution is make a cube, but there are other shapes to try. Stewart made 35 from 1986 to 1990. Number 77 in his numbering system.
More information in The Puzzling World of Polyhedral Dissections