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Making Another Cut is a puzzle in Professor Layton and the Unwound Future.

## Puzzle

US Version

The piece of wood below is oddly shaped and difficult to work with effectively. The best solution is to cut it into two pieces that, when combined form a square.

Because of the grain of wood, however, the two pieces can't be flipped or rotated after being cut.

Draw lines that show where to make this cut, then tap Submit.

UK Version

This wooden board is oddly shaped and difficult to work with.

The best solution would be to cut it into two pieces that form a square when they are combined.

However, the grain of the wood means that the two pieces can't be flipped or rotated after being cut.

Draw lines where the board needs to be cut, then touch Submit.

## Hints

Click a Tab to reveal the Hint.

You don't need to make any cuts on the left side of the board.

US Version

The gap is three squares long. In order to fill it, you need to find a place to cut an equally shaped piece from.

Find a shape you can cut out that will both fill this three-square gap and utilize the three-square L shape protruding from the right side.

UK Version

The gap is three squares long. In order to fill it, you need to find a place from which you can cut a piece of the same shape.

Find a shape containing the protrusion on the right that you can cut out to fill this three-square gap.

US Version

You actually need to make two separate cuts to form the right piece: a short, one-square line and a long, four-square line that turns twice.

Once you've made the correct cuts, shift your piece one square up and two squares to the left, and it will fit right in and make a square!

UK Version

You actually need to make two separate cuts to get the correct piece: a short, one-square line and a longer, four-square line that turns twice.

Once you've made the correct cuts, shift your piece one square up and two squares to the left and it will fit right in and make a square!

US Version

The top square of the L-shaped piece protruding from the right side of the board is one square of the shape you need to cut out. From there, draw two lines tot he left so that your shape includes the two squares to the left of it. Now combine those three squares with the other two of the protruding L shape, and you've got your five-square piece! If you finish cutting out this shape, you've got it!

UK Version

The top square of the L-shaped protrusion will be included in the piece that you cut out. Include the two squares to the left of it in the part you're cutting out as well. Now combine those three squares with the other two of the protruding L shape, and you will get a five-square piece!
Finish cutting out this shape and you've got the answer!

## Solution

### Incorrect

US Version

Focus your thinking on how to fill the three-square gap.

UK Version

Focus on how you're going to fill that three-square gap.

### Correct

US Version

Sharp solution!

Quite an interesting rearrangement, huh?

UK Version