brain teasers

  1. Puzzle of the Week - Apothecary Chest

    Apothecary Chest Wood Puzzle Gift for Teens

    The Apothecary Chest is one of our more unusual puzzles because of not only its presentation, but design of the puzzle pieces themselves. Instead of traditional block type shapes they appear more as actually drawers you would find in a dresser or chest. Each of the wood puzzle pieces are different and will only fit back together in one configuration. In terms of difficulty this brain teaser falls somewhere in the middle, think 6 out 10 on the challenge scale. Because of this it is an idea brainteaser for teenagers or those looking for a puzzle of moderate difficulty. Because of how unique the Apothecary Chest is it makes a wonderful gift for puzzle enthusiasts as well.

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  2. Puzzle of the Week - Ten Penny Circle Packing Puzzle

    puzzle of the week - the 10 penny circle packing puzzle

    Have you heard of the Ten Penny Puzzle? It is a style of brain teaser known as a circle packing puzzle. Wikipedia does a pretty good job of explaining just what that means:

    "In geometrycircle packing is the study of the arrangement of circles (of equal or varying sizes) on a given surface such that no overlapping occurs and so that no circle can be enlarged without creating an overlap."

    The Ten Penny Puzzle is not one to push the limits in

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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. 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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