wood puzzles

  1. Calibron 12 - Puzzle of the Week

    Calibron 12 Puzzle of The Week Feature

    This week's puzzle feature is on the Calibron 12. Out of all of our different brain teasers I rank the Calibron 12 in the top 5 in terms of difficulty. With that being said it is a wonderful puzzle because the concept is so simple. All you need to do is fit each of the 12 pieces in the available space. It is the type of brainteaser anyone can try, but very few will actually solve without assistance from the instructions.

    The puzzle also has a pretty interesting:

    Originally designed in 1933 by Theodore Edison, son of the famous inventor Thomas Edison, and made by his company Calibron Products of West Orange, N.J.   It was offered as just pieces and you were told they made a rectangle and there was only 1 solution.  

    A friend of my Dad actually performed a computer analysis on the puzzle to verify this. It turns out the only possible solution is a square shape, as verified by Ken Irvine's computer analysis. Ken is working on a full analysis of the puzzle, with ex

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  2. Christmas Gift Guide for Wood Puzzles and Games

    Christmas Gift Guide for Wood Puzzles, Brain Teasers, Games, and Toys

    Welcome to the Creative Crafthouse Holiday Gift Guide!

    It is that time of year again. The Holiday Season is upon us and with it comes the challenge of finding that perfect gift. Picking out the ideal present can be difficult. Brain teasers and games can make things easier as they appeal to all ages and interests. For the adult looking for a challenge go with one of our most difficult puzzles. For toddlers and younger children we have a wide selection of toys and wood puzzles ideal in assisting their mental development. There are even puzzles suited for the ever difficult teenager. And did I mention stocking stuffers? Add a few inexpensive puzzles or brainteasers to a Christmas stocking for an extra special Christmas morning.

    If you are looking for a more social activity why not try your hand with new board game? I bet there are some 

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