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Project by awsum55 posted 12-02-2021 06:54 PM 521 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this puzzle box a while ago but forgot to take pictures. I gave it to a friend to try and solve and he brought it to someone else, so I just got it back.

To play, you slide the top off and turn it over to display the puzzle board. The instructions are on a card inside the box.

The box measures 6.5”x7.25”x3” and has a sliding top. I used several wood species although I didn’t intend to when I started. I used leather to keep the pieces from banging around and magnets to hold the logo piece and the sliding top closed.

This puzzle has to be made very accurately. As LBD found out, if the pieces aren’t exactly the right size, you can solve it more than one way.

-- John D, OP, KS

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#1 posted 12-02-2021 07:00 PM

Realy good looking and fun box!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 12-02-2021 07:41 PM

Thanks buddy.

-- John D, OP, KS

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#3 posted 12-02-2021 08:42 PM

I know what the kids will say, Where are the plug in ports ?

Never liked puzzels myself, but love the way you set that all up…Great design, idea. build…well done…

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#4 posted 12-02-2021 09:14 PM

nice puzzle for the kids and some adults.

-- Ron

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#5 posted 12-02-2021 09:20 PM

Awesum take on the puzzle awsum. I do love your detail.

Unfortunately, as you have found out, loan it to someone and you may never get it back… the detail is too intense to just whip up another one at the spur of the moment. I’d be too tight to let it leave the house.

I like your circular “mouse”... it leads victims into believing it fits in a makeshift circle.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#6 posted 12-02-2021 11:22 PM

That is really neat puzzle< Great job.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#7 posted 12-03-2021 12:26 AM

John, truly an awesome build. Nice work.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#8 posted 12-03-2021 02:45 AM

Keep up the good work!!

-- there's someone in my head but it's not me...

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#9 posted 12-03-2021 04:48 PM

Some fine detailed work John! I’d call that a box with a bonus puzzle versus a puzzle box 8^)

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#10 posted 12-03-2021 04:57 PM

Thanks guys, I appreciate your kind words. This is what happens when I start making something and I have no idea what the plan is.

-- John D, OP, KS

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