Quadratum Cubicum

Collection of assembling puzzles tracing the history of the most remarkable solutions to the problem of the square trisection.


10th century
Abu l-Wāfā’


14th century
Abu Bakr al-Khalil


14th century
Abu Bakr al-Khalil


1864
Philip Kelland

1864
Philip Kelland


1864
Philip Kelland


1864
Philip Kelland

1877
Colonel De Coatpont

1883
Edouard Lucas

1886
Johannes Eduard Böttcher


1891
Henry Perigal


found around 1835
(see p. 733)

1893
Angelo John Lewis
“Louis Hoffmann”


1918
Harry Cyrus Bradley

2002
Greg Norman Frederickson

2007
Jim Loy


2010
Christian Blanvillain

2013
Konstantin Kervorkov


2014
Roberto Doniez

2015
Christian Blanvillain

You have access to a FabLab? The 20 solutions shared under CC-BY-NC-SA license will allow you to cut your own puzzles. You don't have access to a FabLab? Snijlab will cut the pieces and send them to you. You want to delegate us the work of ordering and assembling the puzzles? Go to Artelude to buy our ready-to-use puzzles. We also offer compositions of 4 puzzles to build either a cube or a large square. Lost a piece? Contact us at info@qucub.com.

Note : This page corrects and completes the "Square Trisection" publication of Christian Blanvillain and Janos Pach (2010).

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