204: the diamond

how do you make a diamond out of magnet balls? we’ll show you! this build is made from 489 speks and uses 1 color.


watch the video or check out the step by step guide below.


the speks diamond step-by-step:

  • step one.

    create a hexagon out of 61 speks, with 5 speks per side.


  • step two.

    make two irregular hexagons, 3 sides with 4 speks and 3 sides with 6 speks.

  • step three.

    build two more irregular hexagons, 3 sides with 3 speks and 3 sides with 7 speks.

  • step four.

    create 2 irregular hexagons, 3 sides with 2 speks and 3 sides with 8 speks.

  • step five.

    build your final 2 irregular hexagons, 3 sides with 2 speks and 3 sides with 7 speks.

  • step six.

    snap your hexagons together as shown, making sure they’re interlocking and not aligned, then fold!

  • step seven.

    align and fold the next three layers, as shown.

  • step eight.

    flip the shape over and repeat step six and seven.

  • step nine.

    add a spek to each corner and you're done!

  • the end.

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211: the pentagon

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<span>304:</span> the checkerboard cube
304: the checkerboard cube

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<span>207:</span> the angel fish
207: the angel fish

level 2 • 432 speks

<span>211:</span> the pentagon
211: the pentagon

level 2 • 428 speks

<span>304:</span> the checkerboard cube
304: the checkerboard cube

level 3 • 512 speks

<span>207:</span> the angel fish
207: the angel fish

level 2 • 432 speks

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