Monthly Archives: June 2020

  1. Puzzle of the Week - Impossible Small Square No Fit Puzzle

    Impossible Small Square No Fit Puzzle Rick Lax FB

    Up this week we have a puzzle featured by Rick Lax on his Facebook channel which he referred to ass The Impossible Small Square No Fit Puzzle. We affectionately refer to it as simply the No Fit Puzzle and is available for purchase right here at Creative Crafthouse. 

    The No Fit is a particularly clever puzzle. You can actually make two different squares depending upon if you use 5 or 6 pieces. Figuring out how to create the square with 5 pieces is not that tough of a challenge. The real fun is discovering h

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  2. Puzzle of the Week - Devil's Chessboard

    Devils chessboard wood puzzle brain teaser

    This week we are featuring a puzzle with quite the reputation , The Devil's Chessboard, which won the prestigious Himiki Puzzle competition in Japan in 1990. When I use to travel and set up a booth at various craft shows around Florida this was always one of the most popular. The brain teaser consist of 16 pieces. Each wood piece consist of one dark and one light colored block. What makes the brainteaser so interesting is the angles of which each block is cut. The odd angles create a multitude of assembly options which add a layer of depth and logic when working toward the solution. The image below provides an illustration of what I mean regarding the angluar cuts of the puzzle pieces.

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