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Danlock – the amazing puzzle lock by Dan Feldman

This puzzle padlock is considered a classic among puzzle collectors. The gold standard of puzzle…

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Duet Cast maze puzzle by Hanayama

Can you separate the two rings which are attached to each other by magnetic force…

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Enigma Hanayama Cast disentanglement puzzle

The three pieces of this puzzle just slide apart, you don't need to force them.…

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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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Full set of 6 metal puzzles. All packaged separately.

The full set of 6 different interlocking aluminium puzzles gives you the best discount. Each…

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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

Separate the two entwined pieces to take the H apart and then put it back…

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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

The puzzle is to separate the two pieces fashioned after the image of intertwining Bach…

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Hanayama Cast Box take apart puzzle

Begin with the ring at START and try to successfully remove the ring from the…

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Hanayama Cast Chain take apart puzzle

Can you separate the three links of the chain and then get it back together…

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Wausau '82 13 piece burr

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Hanayama Rotor Puzzle

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.