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A challenge, but not too hard.  A definite "Ah-Ha!" feeling once you do it.

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V Cube 2x2 amazing smooth action cube puzzle V Cube 2x2 amazing smooth action cube puzzle


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Background 2x2 Cube Color



V-CUBE 2™ is the smallest version of the V-CUBE™ family!
V-CUBE 2™ is a multicoloured, two-layered cube with exceptional quality and incredibly smooth rotation. This is the new exciting pillowed (sometimes called the curved) version of the vcube with either a white or black background cube colour. It is a product of exceptional quality and the patented V-CUBE™ mechanism gives it incredibly smooth rotation.
Packaged in a groovy asymmetric balancing pack with a detailed printed instructions.
 
Diagonal Twins eleven piece interlocking puzzle Diagonal Twins eleven piece interlocking puzzle


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Edward Hordern Puzzle Exchange  - Helsinki, Finland, August 2005
Presented by Brian Young.  Made by Brian Young @ Mr Puzzle Australia.  Designed by Stuart Gee.

The object of the puzzle is to disassemble the eleven pieces and reassemble them into the twin burrs.

An Aussie puzzle friend, Stuart Gee, found many interesting shapes could be made using square stock cut on a 45º diagonal whilst experimenting with puzzles made from folded paper pieces.   Click here to see some of Stuart's experimenting with paper pieces.

The puzzle is made from Red Silky Oak, a native Australian wood.

 
Patience Wire Puzzle Patience Wire Puzzle


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Difficulty 7/10

Remove the long bar from the puzzle.
This puzzle is a version of the well-known Chinese Rings Puzzle.  This puzzle is claimed to be known in China as long ago as the Sung Dynasty in AD960-1280.  It is also documented by Italian mathematician and reputed magician Jerome Cardan in his book De Rerum Varietate published in 1557.

 
Wooden tennis ball on tennis racquet stand Wooden tennis ball on tennis racquet stand


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Two different types of puzzles in one set; one 2D assembly puzzle; one 3D interlocking puzzle. Both the tennis ball is an interlocking wooden puzzle. The pieces of the tennis racquet must be reassembled into the tennis racquet frame. This part of the puzzle could be even harder than assembling the tennis ball.
The puzzle will make a great trophy for the local tennis club with plenty of space for engraving or a plaque. Suitable for kids or adults.

 
Send You Loopy tricky disentanglement puzzle Send You Loopy tricky disentanglement puzzle


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DIFFICULTY RATING 4

The puzzle is to get the beads on the same loop, on the same side of the wood.  This rope puzzle is based on a well known disentanglement puzzles although it may not at first appear to be.

 
Double ball wood and rope disentanglement puzzle with black base Double ball wood and rope disentanglement puzzle with black base


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The puzzle is to get both balls on the same loop on the same side of the post.   

 
Twice As Hard wood and rope disentanglement puzzle Twice As Hard wood and rope disentanglement puzzle


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The puzzle is to remove the large thin wooden ring, not the two identical rings permanently attached to the end of the ropes.          

 
Japanese secret Koyosegi box 2 sun 7 step Japanese secret Koyosegi box 2 sun 7 step


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Not very big but a challenging 7 moves to open. To open a Japanese puzzle box one or more sliding pieces hidden within the patterns on the box must be moved.
Perfect gift box for that very special small gift.
Imagine if someone has to find these moves before they can receive their gift? Perhaps you're giving a very special piece of jewellery, perhaps a ring, maybe even a diamond? This will certainly prolong the suspense.

Size: 2 Sun (a traditional unit of measure to denote length)
Actual size outside: 60mm x 46mm x 37mm
Space inside: 35mm x 32mm x 25mm
Gift boxed as shown in this photo with a solution inside.
Because each puzzle box is handmade in Japan the pattern on each one will be very similar but may vary slightly from the photo shown here.

 
Star Burst 21 piece teak puzzle Star Burst 21 piece teak puzzle


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The puzzle is to assemble the 21 pieces into the beautiful star burst.

 
Interlocking Beer Mug puzzle Interlocking Beer Mug puzzle


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The puzzle is to disassemble and reassemble the 24 interlocking pieces into the beer mug. 
Great for a Son's 21st, Dad's birthday, Grandfather's Christmas.  A perfect present for anyone appreciating a good beer! 

 
Airplane Wire Puzzle Airplane Wire Puzzle


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Difficulty 7/10

 

Remove the long bar from the puzzle.

 
MM wire puzzle MM wire puzzle


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The puzzle is to disentangle the two "M"s.  This puzzle has been very popular since the turn of the 21st century and most people do not realise that it was know as early as 1905 when it was called the Devil's Claw.  It's still as hard to do today as it was then!
We've included a much improved comprehensive solution for you to work from that does not come from other sellers.
                        

 
Dingo Trap Wire Puzzle Dingo Trap Wire Puzzle


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Difficulty 6/10   Remove the long bar from the puzzle.

 
Heart Breaker Wire Puzzle Heart Breaker Wire Puzzle


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Difficulty 7/10

Separate the heart from the puzzle.  Makes a great Valentine's present.

 
Trickbox 6 piece wood puzzle Trickbox 6 piece wood puzzle


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Difficulty 3/5

First, try to disassemble the six very complex pieces and get the marble out.  Once you done that you'll now have the challenge to put it together again.

 
Fantastic 5 Wire Puzzle Fantastic 5 Wire Puzzle


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Difficulty 8/10

 

Remove the loose ring from the puzzle.

 
Bolaris Vastavari color - 3D sliding block puzzle around a ball Bolaris Vastavari color - 3D sliding block puzzle around a ball


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Difficulty Level 2/4 Medium

Once all the pieces have been scrambled to solve the puzzle slide the pieces around until the colour tones are arranged light to dark.  The complimentary colours are on the opposite sides of the ball, the light tones are around the white corner, and the dark tones are around the black corner.

 
Mongolian Zodiac Animals Puzzle Boxes Mongolian Zodiac Animals Puzzle Boxes


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Zodiac Animal Boxes



Only the Rooster left of the 12 different Mongolian zodiac animals. 
Each of these animals has a different set of pieces and therefore a different solution.  There is a small space inside each box to allow storage of a trinket. The puzzles range in difficulty but in general they are similar to the easiest of the Japanese puzzle boxes or the small mystery box.

 
Mystery Wooden Puzzle Box - large three step Mystery Wooden Puzzle Box - large three step


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This is a three stage opening puzzle box.   Great for hiding a small gift inside to add an extra level of frustration for the recipient.  Or somewhere to hide small items you don't want to risk laying around the house.   Each box has been opened and checked by us and repackaged with our own detailed solution.

The Size - 150mm x 75mm x 48mm (space inside the box is: small compartment 50mm x 27mm x 22mm & larger compartment 90mm x 45mm x 22mm)
Click here to see our small single stage opening puzzle box.

 
Don't Break my Heart wood & rope puzzle Don't Break my Heart wood & rope puzzle


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The object is to untangle the puzzle and release the gift.

Use this Crafty Conundrum next time you want to present a gift of chocolates or any boxed gift to someone special. Surround the box with love by locking it up in this wooden heart puzzler. Don't Break my Heart is the sweetest gift idea for that someone special in your life. To indulge in the gift they must first release the box from the wooden enclosure. This may involve sliding the rope over, passing it under or pulling it through a metal ring. Figuring out what rope and which ring can certainly be frustrating... and sweet revenge for you.

 
Cross Threaded! nut and bolt puzzle Cross Threaded! nut and bolt puzzle


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Difficulty - Hard but not Extreme.
The object of the puzzle is to remove the nut from the bolt without getting too cross.

We also sell a different Nut and Bolt puzzle in this same series. Click here.

 
Bolted! cast nut and bolt puzzle Bolted! cast nut and bolt puzzle


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Difficulty - Hard but not Extreme
The puzzle is to remove the washer from the bolt - without going insane.  
Not quite the regular nut and bolt puzzle you've seen around the place....  there's a slight change to the design of this one.  Being a threaded bolt, please excuse the pun but it has an extra little twist.

We also sell a different Nut and Bolt puzzle in this same series. Click here.

 
Crackerjack metal disentanglement Crackerjack metal disentanglement


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Difficulty 4
The object is to remove the ring from the puzzle.  Crackerjack!  The feeling you'll get if you manage to do the puzzle.  Buy ANY 4 puzzles in the set and save $1 per puzzle. Click here.

 
Violin Test metal disentanglement puzzle Violin Test metal disentanglement puzzle


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Difficulty Level: 4 out of 5
The object is to remove the ring from the puzzle. The ring will not go over the body of the violin!
Buy ANY 4 puzzles in the set for $34.00 SAVE $1.45 per puzzle. Click here.

 
Ned Kelly's Armour metal disentanglement puzzle Ned Kelly's Armour metal disentanglement puzzle


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Difficulty 4
The object is to remove the ring from the puzzle.  The ring certainly does not go over the body of Ned Kelly's Armour!  Buy ANY 4 puzzles in the set and save $1 per puzzle. Click here.

 
Don't Break the Bank trick opening money box Don't Break the Bank trick opening money box


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A funky wooden coin conundrum.....

Drop in your coins, accumulate the cash, and make a withdrawal?  Not so fast! 
Money talks and it's telling you to invest in the future. 
It could take a long time before you figure out how to release your savings!

 
Japanese trick opening puzzle box 4 Sun 10 Step Japanese trick opening puzzle box 4 Sun 10 Step


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To open a Japanese puzzle box one or more sliding panels hidden within the patterns on the box must be moved.   There are 10 separate moves or 10 steps to open this box.
A fantastic way to prolong the excitement of giving a gift.  Imagine Dad on Father's Day or you brother at Christmas trying to open this trick opening puzzle box.

Size: 4 Sun (a traditional unit of measure to denote length)
Actual size outside: 120mm x 83mm x 52mm
Space inside: 80mm x 63mm x 38mm

Because each puzzle box is handmade in Japan the pattern on each one will be very similar but may vary slightly from the photo shown here. 

 
Rubik's Cube 2x2 Dot Painting Rubik's Cube 2x2 Dot Painting


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The puzzle is to return the cube to its original state... every side should make a completed aboriginal dot painting by artist Deborah Coertse.  While not having as many different combinations as it's big brother the 3x3 cube, the 2x2 cube could prove to be just as perplexing.

 
Rubik's Cube 2x2 Australian Animals Rubik's Cube 2x2 Australian Animals


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The puzzle is to return the cube to its original state... every side should make a completed Australian Animal.  Australian animals featured are Kangaroo, Koala, Kookaburra, Wombat, Platypus and Echidna. Great Aussie gift. 

 
Cuby - Cast Metal Puzzle Cuby - Cast Metal Puzzle


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Difficulty Level 3

This cube is actually a maze from which you have to remove the segment of a sphere.  The segment inside can be moved around but how to find the 14 set moves, in order, to remove it from the cube?  There are many reviewers, including Rik van Grol writing in CFF Magazine, who believe this puzzle warrants a rating even higher than Level 3 out of 6.

 
Japanese Puzzle House small 7 move secret box Japanese Puzzle House small 7 move secret box Out of Stock





This very beautifully made puzzle box is in the shape of a house. There are 7 well disguised moves to open this puzzle box.
It was only after 1870 that Mr Ohkawa started to develop more complex "tricks" to open the boxes; the first Himitsu-Bako made in Hakone. Himitsu-Bako means Secret Box in Japanese and these boxes are commonly known as a "Personal Secret Box".

These boxes are sourced directly from Japan. They intricately designed and handmade by Japanese Craftsmen; a very high quality work of art.
Packaged in a lovely gift box with a brochure explaining the history of Himitsu-Bako. A solution is provided.

Size of base 120mm x 75mm  Height: 93mm
Space inside: 43mm x 45mm and the height at the apex of the roof is 57mm

 
Interlocking Beer Bottle puzzle Interlocking Beer Bottle puzzle


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The puzzle is to disassemble and reassemble the 11 interlocking pieces into the beer bottle (known downunder as a stubbie).  A great host gift; this solid wooden puzzle is the real backyard barbecue stopper! 

 
Interlocking Wine Bottle puzzle Interlocking Wine Bottle puzzle N/A





The puzzle is to disassemble and reassemble the 12 interlocking pieces into the wine bottle. 
Much more difficult than you think after a bottle or two of the real thing with friends!

 
Triple post wood and rope disentanglement puzzle with black base Triple post wood and rope disentanglement puzzle with black base


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The puzzle is to remove the wooden ring from the puzzle.
 
Karakuri small puzzle box #7 Karakuri small puzzle box #7


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Designed & made by the Karakuri Creation Group this puzzle is unlike other more traditional Japanese puzzle boxes. It is not the hardest puzzle box in this series but its a very interesting play on the idea of a traditional Japanese puzzle box with a very elegant solution.

The designers words about this puzzle are: "I believe you can find the first step easily. The second moves in unexpected way that is different from standard Secret Boxes. And the third step is the solution. The first and second steps are the keys of the third step. But, add to this, the first and second steps are useful for how to move the third step."

This very special puzzle box is crafted in teak wood.

Size outside: 50mm x 50mm x 40mm
Space inside: 18mm x 20mm x 25mm

 

 


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