How many little cubes form this bigger one?
82, 45, 32 or 27?
You can see 27, but in the middle are another 5.
4 of them as the next level holding the 27 together and one in the middle, holding the 4 together. That makes 32 the right answer.
I saw this in a FabLab as a demo what is possible in 3d-printing, because you can hang things together and produce them that way. So I wanted to try myself. It took me some work to create the cubes and hang them together in 3d software without touching any of the beams and risk a clogged up result.
The rest was refreshingly easy. The STL came out flawless and I really liked the manufactured result. It can be used as a work of art or jewellery.
If you want me to make you one, go to “Art” and drop me a line.