Monthly Archives: February 2020

  1. Puzzle of the Week - The Whirli-Gig

    Puzzle of the week the whirli gig childrens toy

    Ok, so this one isn't so much of a puzzle as it is more of classic children's toy. The Whirli-Gig, also known as the Whirli-Gear, button spinners, among other names has been around for thousands of years. To get a better idea of just how long they have been around take a look at this excerpt from Wikipedia:

    "The origin of whirligigs is unknown. Both farmers and sailors use weather vanes on an ongoing basis and the assumption is one or both groups are likely the originators. By 400 BC the bamboo-copter or dragon butterfly, a helicopter-like ro

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  2. The Beautiful Belle Puzzle Box - Puzzle of the Week

    Puzzle of the Week - Belle Wood Puzzle Box

    The Beautiful Belle Puzzle Boxes show off the impressive capabilities of our laser machines with absolutely stunning laser engraved artwork. The lid and each of the four sides have different thematic images of our Belle. These boxes are a premium version of our popular Hurricane Puzzle Box. As such the locking/unlocking mechanism functions the same way. You just have to give it a spin if you know what I mean.

    There are four different stained maple versions of this puzzle box available: Red

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  3. Dragon Burr - Puzzle of the Week

    Dragon Burr Puzzle of the Week

    For this week's featured puzzle I have selected the Dragon Burr. Simply put, this puzzle is HARD. For those of you not familiar with the burr style of brain teasers they are quite unique and even the easier puzzles of this category can prove to be quite a challenge. They notched stick puzzle pieces almost always form a symmetrical figure. The most common of which is represented in the Dragon Burr; however, other styles such as the Wine Barrell, Diamond Cube, and

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  4. 6 Unique Valentine's Day Puzzle Gift Ideas

    6 unique and personalized valentines day gifts

    Tired of the same old same old gifts? Why not switch things up and surprise your husband, wife, girlfriend, partner, or loved one with not only a unique, but personalized Valentine's Day puzzle this February 14th. You can have a customized heartfelt message of your choosing and/or the name of your loved engraved on almost any of our puzzles. While we do have a selection of hundreds of puzzles, these 6 fit Valentine's Day perfectly. Unlike roses or chocolates our brain teasers will last a lifetime. If you have any questions or want help picking out a different brain teasers please do not hesitate to Contact Us.

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