A number of cube 6-compounds can be constructed. The compound illustrated above is obtained by combining six cubes, each rotated by 1/6 of
a turn about the line joining the centroids of opposite faces of an initial cube.
The illustration at right above shows a paper sculpture of this compound.

A net for constructing the above compound is illustrated above, where

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It has surface area

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compared to
for each of the six constituent cubes.

The compound illustrated above is obtained by combining six cubes, each rotated by 1/8 of a turn about the line joining the centroids of opposite faces
of an initial cube.