brain teaser

  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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  3. 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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  4. Dinosaur Dilemma 2 - Puzzle of the Week

    Dinosaur Dilemma 2 Laser Cut Wood Brain Teaser - Puzzle of the Week

    I just love the way this puzzle looks. Our in house designer at the time, Lexi Plummer, really outdid herself while designing this dinosaur themed brain teaser. The laser cut wood pieces consist of: Ankylosaurus, Velociraptor, Coryhosaurus, Brontosaurus, Triceratops,  Paraaurlophus, bones, skulls, ammonite, and more for a total of 19 in all. As you can tell by looking at the image below each dinosaur has been meticulously designed and precision cut on our laser machines. If you or someone you know loves dinosaurs this will make a wonderful gift. You can even have a name engraved on the frame or short message on the cover. Be warned though, this is not an easy puzzle!

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