Yearly Archives: 2016

Ovolo 8 piece Yavuz Demirhan designed burr

As soon as Brian saw this design published by Yavuz Demirhan on Facebook he immediately wrote to him to get permission to produce it.  He knew it would be a winner!  A nice balance of blackbean wood interwoven with acrylic makes

Posted in Burrs, IPP

Holey 6 Board Burr II

Junichi Yananose was the first puzzle designer to create a board burr way back in 1990. This Holey 6 Board Burr II is one of the designs that came out of the analysis of another set of burrs that Junichi

Posted in Burrs, IPP, Puzzles, What's New

Japanese Puzzle House

So cute!  Such precise workmanship!  And a puzzle to open! It’s been more than 2 years since we were last able to source these wonderful secret opening boxes.   The number of craftsman who know how to make them is getting less

Posted in Puzzle Boxes

Checked Cube KW designed and made by Hideaki Kawashima

Hideaki Kawashima made puzzles are very sought after around the world.   We’re very happy to get just a few of his Cube KW design.  A rare treat. And we’re not worried about giving you a sneak peak at part of

Posted in Puzzle Boxes, Puzzle Designers, What's New

Bram’s Magic twisty puzzle from IPP36

Bram’s Magic was invented by Bram Cohen and developed in conjunction with Oskar van Deventer to create an amazing new type of twisty puzzle. It is a set of six balls.  The set of six can shapeshift in curious ways

Posted in IPP, Twisty Puzzles, What's New

Murbiters Devilish Burr for IPP36

Murbiters Devilish Burr is a puzzle commissioned by Rosemary Howbrigg for IPP36. We’ve been in contact with the designer Primitivo Familiar Ramos since as early as 2010. Primitivo had enjoyed the puzzle called T-Burr (sold out, see our archives page) 

Posted in Burrs, IPP, What's New

Using clear acrylic to make VERY hard puzzles

In the past couple of years Brian has been using 10mm Shinkolite continuous cast acrylic sheet to make very complex burrs.   Many of them are burrs that would never get make from wood;  too many glue joints to be stable;  too many

Posted in Burrs, IPP, Puzzles

IPP36 Kyoto, Japan

It’s always the highlight of the year catching up with friends old and new at the International Puzzle Party each year. This year IPP36 it was held in Kyoto, Japan. My IPP Exchange Puzzle this year was a really attractive 8

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Limited Edition Release 24 June 2016

Limited Edition is a long standing tradition at Mr Puzzle that started in 1993.  Until 2010 our usual format was to pre-release 3 sets of Limited Edition puzzles each year in December for delivery in the first quarter of the

Posted in Limited Edition, Sequential Discovery

Index to Mr Puzzle Limited Edition in Archives

We’ve been making puzzles since 1993 and we often receive emails from people searching for information about a puzzle we used to make. So, this page is a resource for collectors. It has historical records of puzzles that were previously made

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