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Cast Cyclone latest Hanayama for 2021

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Hanayama Snow cast maze puzzle

Following the designed route will not be that easy. But it's the only way to…

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Heavy Iron & Brass Peacock Trick lock

You have the keys. You can see the keyhole. So how come the lock won't…

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Indian Puzzle Padlock

How to open this deceptive puzzle lock? It has a disc on the front with…

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Large Brass Fish Lock trick opening

This quirky padlock in the shape of a fish is a real padlock. Tricky to…

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Large Brass Puzzle Padlock with 2 sets of 3 keys

The puzzle is to open the lock.  It comes with two sets of 3 different…

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New Hanayama Cast Dice puzzle

A NEW Hanayama Cast puzzle for 2021 by Australian designer Timothy Collins.  [...]Read More...

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Small Brass Heart trick opening lock

The key (pun fully intended!!) to opening this lock is simplicity.  Don't overthink it. But…

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Trick opening Indian padlock

Neither of the two keys that come with this lock appears to open it! Will…

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Trick Padlock with keys

When you put the key in the keyhole it will not turn. So how to…

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The Amazing Bolt puzzle

A classy looking Bolt puzzle for the price.  Difficulty rating 3/10 so not very difficult.…

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4 piece Aluminium Jigsaw put together puzzle

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Amour Hanayama Heart cast puzzle disentanglement

Can you separate the 'Adam' and 'Eve' loops from the heart? Of course, this is…

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Elk Hanayama cast puzzle disentanglement

The puzzle is to separate the sets of Elk antlers then join them back together…

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Arrows cast metal take apart puzzle by Hanayama

Four arrows. One heart. Can you remove the arrows? Can I return them to pierce…

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B-Lock puzzle padlock by Boaz Feldman

The B-Lock designed and made in Israel by Boaz Feldman is engineered from a real…

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Bar Set – 3 metal puzzles on a solid wood stand

These 3 metal puzzles on a wooden stand are just the right thing for the…

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Bent Again metal nail puzzle on wood business card holder stand

The puzzle is to remove the nails from their stand then separate the two nails.…

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Boaz Feldman’s latest B-Lock II puzzle lock

Like the original B-Lock this updated version is engineered from a real padlock by Boaz…

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Cannonball brass take apart puzzle

The puzzle is to remove the cannonball from the brass cannon. A difficult but not…

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Cast #Hashtag Hanayama take apart puzzle

Maybe you'll want to post your success online if you're able to take the puzzle…

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Cast Cake Hanayama take apart puzzle

The puzzle is remove the three layers from inside the cake. A quarter of this…

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Cast Delta Hanayama take apart puzzle

The Delta puzzle is formed by joining three separate pieces that mesh with each other.…

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Cast Dial Hanayama take apart puzzle

Solve the Dial puzzle by turning the dials on both sides (front and back) of…

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Cast Dot Hanayama Level 2 take apart puzzle

The feeling when you weave these two pieces together and apart is very satisfying. One…

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Cast Hanayama Horse disentanglement puzzle

The challenge is to remove the third horseshoe from around the two joined horseshoes and…

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Cast Hanayama Medal puzzle

The puzzle is to separate the ring that the Salmon has in his mouth from…

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Hanayama Cast Star Huzzle Puzzle

Hanayama puzzles may be the most collectible puzzles in the world. Once you start playing…

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Cast O’Gear 3D maze by Hanayama

Hanayama rate this Oskar van Deventer designed three dimensional maze as Level 3. They call…

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Cast Rattle Hanayama Level 5 puzzle

Four pieces of the same shape are loosely interlocked to make the puzzle. The puzzle…

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Hanayama Cast Devil puzzle

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Cast Slider by Vesa Timonen for Hanayama

The puzzle is to separate the three pieces and put them back together again. Could…

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Chinese Ring puzzle 9 linked rings

Perhaps China's most famous puzzle ever, certainly equally as well known as the Tangram puzzle.…

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Coaster Hanayama disentanglement puzzle

The puzzle is to try to get the three pieces apart and then back together…

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Cross Threaded nut and bolt puzzle

A new take on removing the nut from the bolt. Brian Young here at Mr…

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Cross-Hatch 4 piece metal burr

Four very unusual pieces make this burr puzzle. It might prove quite hard because even…

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Dovetail Cube take apart puzzle

Seemingly impossible to open at first glance these dovetail cubes make mysterious whatnots for your…

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Small trick opening Apple by Wil Strijbos

The last time Wil made a batch of the Apple puzzle was 2013 so this…

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Duet Cast maze puzzle by Hanayama

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Enigma Hanayama Cast disentanglement puzzle

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First Cylinder take apart progressive move puzzle

The object of the puzzle is to open the cylinder. As usual with Wil's puzzles,…

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FunLock from Boaz Feldman

You're very used to seeing the hardest puzzle locks from Boaz Feldman and his famous…

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H&H Hanayama cast take apart puzzle

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Hanayama ABC puzzle

Can you take it apart? Can you assemble it again? Hanayama ask this question on…

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Hanayama Cage cast hedgehog puzzle

A very sturdy cast version of the famous Hedgehog style puzzle. No force is required…

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Hanayama Cast Baroq take apart puzzle

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Hanayama Cast Box take apart puzzle

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Hanayama Cast Chain take apart puzzle

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Hanayama Cast Cylinder takeapart brainteaser

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Hanayama Cast Dolce take apart puzzle

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Hanayama Cast Donut takeapart brainteaser

The puzzle is to separate the 4 pieces of the two rings. Yes 4 not…

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Hanayama Cast G&G puzzle

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Hanayama Cast S&S puzzle

A historical reproduction by Hanayama from Victorian England. This puzzle has been called the Loop…

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Hanayama Cast Galaxy takeapart brainteaser

You will becomes totally mesmerized by the pieces that move so freely. It is more…

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Hanayama Cast Hexagon takeapart brainteaser

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Cast Hook Level 1 Hanayama puzzle

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Hanayama Cast Flag take apart puzzle

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Hanayama Cast Loop take apart puzzle

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Hanayama Cast Mobius maze puzzle

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Hanayama Cast Padlock take apart puzzle

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Metal Puzzles

They are metal but do not condone tossing them out the window out of sheer frustration!!!

The 9 Linked Rings (often called the Chinese Ring puzzle) is said to date back to the Song dynasty (960-1129). It could be the earliest known metal puzzle ever. And still it’s being enjoyed (well, at least puzzled over!) by people today. You’ll find it and many, many other metal puzzles in this category.

When we think of metal puzzles many of us think of small wire puzzles where you need to disentangle the two interlinked parts. And there are many examples of these types of puzzles in our online shop. But there are many other types of puzzles made in metal too.

Metal is a very exact medium to work in and puzzles often need that exactness to ensure they work correctly so the two fit very well together. And metal is strong. As a general rule (with the exception of a very few specific instructions in particular puzzles) we say you are not supposed to use force to separate part of a puzzle. But what if the frustration just gets to you? Most metal puzzles will probably survive a little bit rougher treatment than puzzles made of other materials. We do not, however, condone tossing them out the window out of sheer frustration!!!

These days there are many mechanical puzzle categories where metal is used to make the puzzles. Cast metal puzzles that you disentangle, metal maze type puzzles, puzzle locks, puzzle bolts, and very high end engineered take apart and sequential discovery puzzles. And here at Mr Puzzle you’ll find them all.

One of the biggest names in metal puzzles these days is Hanayama. They’re bringing out new designs to challenge our thinking every year across six different degrees of difficulty. And puzzle lovers want to collect them all. You’ll need persistence to figure out how to disassemble their mechanisms. Maybe by rotating, sliding and some other manipulation the cast metal pieces will come apart but one thing is for sure, they’ll keep you puzzling for hours.

Wil Strijbos is another puzzle inventor and maker who uses the precision of metal to make puzzles that really test the cognitive processes of the puzzler. He is a small volume manufacturer concentrating on smaller quantities of very precisely engineered aluminium puzzles. People are very prepared to wait a long time for the chance to get a Wil Strijbos puzzle!

Metal has been used for some of the oldest puzzles we know too. The Chinese Ring Puzzle (aka The Nine Linked Rings), probably China’s most famous puzzle ever was proven by Stewart Culin (an American ethnographer 1858-1929) to have been invented by the Chinese general Hung Ming in the 2nd century AD.

From contemporary to historical, fun to very difficult, inexpensive to high end precision, if you’re thinking about building your metal puzzle collection then look no further than Mr Puzzle. At any one time we’ve usually got more than 50 different types of metal puzzle on the website.

The Ins and Outs Of Metal Puzzles

Whether you’re interested in metal 3D puzzles, link puzzles, or loop puzzles, metal puzzles can be a lot of fun. If you’re investing in a metal puzzle, there’s a good chance you’ll want it to be of the best quality possible. At Mr Puzzle, we love metal puzzles, and you can always rely on us to have the highest quality metal puzzles available. To help you get the most out of your puzzle, we’ve come up with a short guide on metal puzzles. So, read on and get ready to master your metal puzzles!

Different Kinds Of Metal Puzzles

There are so many different kinds of metal puzzles! The one you end up selecting will depend entirely on your preference and skill level.

  • 3D metal puzzles. These puzzles are often made very precisely, with exact craftsmanship to make them as challenging as possible. No matter how much you try to push and shove the puzzle, you won’t be able to force a solution. There is a specific solution, and you’ll need to find it.
  • Hanayama puzzles. Using very fine mechanics and beautifully intricate designs, Hanayama’s metal puzzles are both gorgeous to behold and difficult to solve.
  • Metal link puzzle. These fun, intricate puzzles more closely represent the old fashioned wire puzzles we all know and love. Don’t be fooled by their simplistic appearance, some of them can prove to be quite tricky!
  • Metal hoop puzzle. One of our favourite things about a metal hoop puzzle is that you can put it in your bag or pocket and carry it around with you. You’ll be able to puzzle over it on the train, in line at the shops, or on your lunch break at work.

How To Care For Your Metal Puzzles

Of all the materials used to create brain puzzles, metal is definitely one of the sturdiest. Like all materials, however, you’ll need to take care of it to keep it in tip-top shape! From large metal 3D puzzles to a small metal chain puzzle, here’s Mr Puzzle’s guide to caring for your brain teaser.

  • Don’t be too rough. We get it; puzzles can be frustrating! We don’t have enough fingers to count the times we’ve wanted to throw a difficult metal loop puzzle out the window. However, we don’t condone puzzle throwing. Not only is it dangerous, but it’s also bad for your puzzle! We know you’ll want to pull, tug, bash, and try anything you can to get the piece to move. However, most metal puzzles require precision and delicacy rather than brute force.
  • Avoid dropping your puzzle. Some of the smaller, fiddly metal link puzzles can be easy to drop, but try to avoid doing so. The slightest bend or change in the puzzle’s structure could inhibit you from finding the solution. Try to solve it over a table or a softer surface.
  • Keep your puzzle in a safe location. As your brain teasers are metal, they’re susceptible to rust and corrosion. Keep your puzzle in a dark, dry place away from any potential spills or damage. If you have a precious puzzle, you may want to consider bubble wrapping it.
  • Keep it away from the kids. Unless you’re supervising them, it’s probably best to keep your metal puzzles away from little hands. Children are curious problem-solvers by nature, but they may not know to be gentle and careful with your puzzle. When using metal puzzles with kids, make sure they know that slow and steady will always win the race!
  • Clean it when necessary. Now and then you’ll want to take your puzzle apart and clean it thoroughly. Dirt, oil, and build-ups can prevent it from functioning correctly, so make sure your puzzle is kept clean. To avoid having to clean it often, wash your hands before every use and keep it stored in a clean location.

Why Buy Metal Puzzles With Mr Puzzle?

  • It’s not hard to see why Mr Puzzle is one of Australia’s favourite suppliers of brain teasers in metal, wood, and plastic.

    We genuinely love puzzles. Since 1992, Mr Puzzle’s very own Brian Young has been designing and selling unique, challenging, premium-quality puzzles. The team at Mr Puzzle have a life-long passion for puzzles, and we love sharing that passion with collectors and puzzler solvers all over the world.

  • We sell one of the widest ranges in Australia. If you’re after a very unique, specific puzzle, we probably have it in stock. If we don’t, we’ll go to great lengths to source it for you. We usually have over 300 puzzles on our site at any given time.
  • We’re exceptionally knowledgeable. There’s not a whole lot we don’t know about puzzles. Bill Young has been designing puzzles for Mr Puzzle for almost 30 years, and his SMS Box is widely considered one of the most challenging puzzles in the world. We’re incredibly familiar with famous puzzle designers such as Bill Cutler and Wil Strijbos so we can answer all your puzzle-related questions and queries.
  • We offer premium customer service. We keep a small team at Mr Puzzle so we can provide a personalised, tailored service to each of our customers. We love helping our customers find the perfect puzzle for themselves or their puzzle-loving friends and family.

If You’re After Metal 3D Puzzles, Head To Mr Puzzle’s Online Store

At Mr Puzzle, we’ve been designing and selling puzzles since 1992, and we’ve been online longer than Google. Since 1998, we’ve been selling our range of challenging puzzles to collectors and problem-solvers internationally. At Mr Puzzle, you are guaranteed to receive high-quality puzzles, premium customer service, and unparalleled knowledge of all things puzzle-related. If you’re looking to purchase metal 3D puzzles, link puzzles, hoop puzzles, or any other metal puzzles, don’t hesitate to drop by our online store and browse the range today!