Puzzle boxes (also alled trick boxes) have a long tradition. Jewelry used to be kept in trick boxes so that a potential thief had problems to see and steal the contents.
The task is to open the box. Sometimes, a simple squeeze at the right spot will do the trick. On the other hand, sometimes many movements of small pieces are necessary until the box opens. Hence some puzzle boxes are closely related to burr puzzles. A burr puzzle in unsolved form The same puzzle, solved Historically, burr puzzles were made from wooden pieces but are now usually made from plastic. ...
Designers of puzzle boxes
Lee Krasnow creates some of the best wooden puzzle boxes and other wooden puzzles.
Categories: Puzzles | Game stubs A burr puzzle in unsolved form The same puzzle, solved Historically, burr puzzles were made from wooden pieces but are now usually made from plastic. ... A ball-in-cage puzzle in unsolved form The same puzzle in solved form Disentanglement puzzles usually have two different tasks to be solved, namely first to disassemble the puzzle and then to put it together again. ... A mechanical puzzle is a puzzle presented as a set of mechanically interlinked pieces. ... A puzzle is a problem or enigma presented as entertainment; that is written down, acted out, etc. ...
The Japanese puzzleboxes, one type of handmade wooden Puzzlebox within our reaches are particularly highly collectible.
The traditional Japanese puzzlebox can be relatively simple to very challenging and almost impossible to open unless you follow the exact step by step procedure designed specifically for the particular box.
A few large puzzleboxes have exceptional numbers of moves, such as 78, 122, 119, or 125.
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