Dovetail puzzle or Impossible puzzle

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Project by MJR posted 06-01-2017 09:26 PM 775 views 14 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A successful first attempt at this puzzle, There are magnets in the bottom of the holes, When the box is together and you tap the ball bearing to the grey side its locked and won’t slide apart, When you tap it to the other side the ball bearing goes in the deep hole and you can slide it apart… Stained the halves different colors and finished with gloss lacquer top coat…

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#1 posted 06-01-2017 11:03 PM

Very neatly done, unique, and a lot of hard work too.

It should be fun at parties!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#2 posted 06-01-2017 11:31 PM

Nicely done. I really like these puzzle boxes!

-- Chem, Central California

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#3 posted 06-02-2017 12:24 PM

Love it – and the magnets are a great idea! Have to give this one a shot!!

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl,

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#4 posted 06-02-2017 12:55 PM

I like the theory of the puzzle

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#5 posted 06-02-2017 01:40 PM

This puzzle turned out beautifully. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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