The Checkerboard Cube
How do you make a checkerboard cube out of magnet balls? We’ll show you! Watch the video or check out the step by step guide below.
What we used:
512 Speks of two colors.
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Create a chain of 16 speks in alternating colors, following a 4-2-2-4-2-2 pattern.
Close the chain into a loop and pinch it together to create 2 rows as shown.
Repeat steps one and two to create a second pair of rows with the opposite color on top, then attach it to your first.
Keep making and attaching rows in alternating colors but do not flip the 5th, 13th, 21st, and 29th pairs as shown.
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Next start folding your sheet 8 rows in. Make sure the fold is aligned, not interlocked.
Continue folding the sheet back and forth every 8 rows until the cube is complete.
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