Feedback
Resene Paints - home page

Cube puzzle

Transform old wooden building blocks into an entertaining cube puzzle using a rainbow of Resene colours.

Resene Toys and Games with Mark Rayner - Project 23

Difficulty level: Easy

You will need: 27 wooden cubes (we used old building blocks), Paintbrush, PVA glue, Resene Quick Dry, Resene testpots of Resene Fizz, Resene Get Reddy, Resene Gobstopper, Resene Kermit, Resene Lochmara, Resene Orang-atan and Resene Surfs Up.

To get the look: Mark painted the table with Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene Havoc.

Other ideas: Use plain cubes of wood and stain the finished puzzle with Resene Colorwood coloured stain or Resene Colorwood Whitewash.

Step 1
Step one
Glue the blocks into the configurations shown and allow PVA glue to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Apply one coat of Resene Quick Dry to the puzzle pieces and allow two hours to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Paint the first shape with two coats of Resene Get Reddy, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Paint the second shape with two coats of Resene Orang-atan, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 5
Step five
Paint the third shape with two coats of Resene Fizz, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 6
Step six
Paint the fourth shape with two coats of Resene Kermit, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 7
Step seven
Paint the fifth shape with two coats of Resene Lochmara, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 8
Step eight
Paint the sixth shape with two coats of Resene Surfs Up and the final shape with two coats of Resene Gobstopper. Allow two hours for each coat to dry.

Other projects you might like to try

Create this bumble bee plant pot
Spelling bee

Kids art projects
How to make a desk tidy
Desk tidy

Kids art projects
Create a cool  cat box
Kitty box

Kids art projects
Make your own pet rock
My pet rocks

Kids garden projects
Teach your child to read and spell
Blackboard blocks

Toys and games
Make a wooden puzzle
Wooden puzzle

Toys and games

Resene Paints Ltd

Resene Paints Ltd   – www.resene.com

We would love to hear from you if you wish to use Resene's images, information and ideas for social medial, blogs, newsletters and other media use. Please email update@resene.co.nz and let us know what you need, what it is for and how Resene will be acknowledged as the source of the content. We are happy to assist with most requests.

Our vision is to be respected as a trusted, ethical and sustainable company and acknowledged as the leading provider of innovative paint and colour technology. View Resene’s profile, Quality Policy, Environmental Policy and Health & Safety Policy.

Any personal data, such as name, address, phone, email details, supplied to Resene for the purposes of receiving newsletters, orders etc will be retained by Resene Paints Ltd and used only by Resene Paints Ltd and its trusted agencies for the purposes of communication/promotion/providing service to you. We do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer your personal data to outside third parties. If you wish to opt out of communication from Resene please complete our contact us form. View our full Privacy Policy.

Colours shown on this website are a representation only. Please refer to the actual paint or product sample. Resene colour charts, testpots and samples are available for ordering online.   See measurements/conversions for more details on how electronic colour values are achieved.

View Videos