Matsuyama's Paradox

I stumbled across this in a video and needed to make it myself to prove that it wasn’t a trick. It’s not. It’ll make people scratch their heads…

Paradox.zip (55.8 KB)

*Notes:
Printing the back panel is optional, but if you don’t, you’re gonna lose piece #5.
All of the engraves are separate to speed up the burn.
Size doesn’t matter. I’ve done one 2" wide and one 8" wide.

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You are right. It makes my head hurt. Thank you for sharing.

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Haha, I just made this and it is actually quite hard to figure out once you dump the pieces out. I didn’t number them just to make it slightly harder.
Thanks again.

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Rounding errors, gotta love’em!

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Cute idea (kerf kerf)

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Great share! Thanks!

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Love it. Thanks!

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OMG! Thank you - this is so awesome. Now I know my next print!

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My brain hurts!!! Thanks for this :slight_smile:

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I spent quite a few months, off and on over the span of a few years, working in the Matsuyama (On Shikoku Japan) area. I never saw this even once.

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That’s the paradox…

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Mitsunobu Matsuyama lived nearer to Osaka, I believe…

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:rofl::rofl:. A lot of place names and family names are the same, but doesn’t mean they are from there. Like when I talk about Miyazaki, I’m talking about the place, not the artist, who is from Tokyo.

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i had to cut it and see for myself as well…very interesting!

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What’s funny is just the other day I was looking it up and seeing if I could find dimensions to cut it on the Glowforge. I swear you are worse than Facebook and Google in hearing thoughts :slight_smile: Awesome share!

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Very cool! Thank you!!!

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