eL Perch
Designed, made and presented by Rick Eason
for International Puzzle Party 29
San Francisco, California, August 2009

Seven pieces (6 L-tetrominos and 1 V-triomino) make a cube on a three-stick perch

The pieces and perch

A near solution. The remaining piece would not hold in place.

Objective: Build a stable cube on the perch (all pieces are supported in each direction). There are three solutions.

I really hate to give out solutions, but if you really, really must have the solution sheet, then click here. Before looking looking at the solution, however, you might first try looking at a some of the hints given here.

A close cousin, the Soma Perch is described here.

© R. Eason, 2009

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