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Interlocking Puzzles

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Project by zombeerose posted 01-22-2011 08:27 AM 1521 views 6 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few fellow lumberjocks have posted these puzzles. I decided to join in and make a few copies. Also check out
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/17040 and http://lumberjocks.com/projects/28729

Woods used include black walnut, maple, spalted pecan, and poplar for the dowels. Finished with Deft lacquer.

Completed 12-2010.

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KnotCurser

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#1 posted 01-22-2011 04:58 PM

Great job, and thanks for the reference!

I have two hints for those who wish to do one of these:

1) The longer you can get the pegs, the better.
2) Use steel pegs if you can – they slide SO much better!

Good luck!

These look great – I love the pecan. I have never worked with pecan, but I hear it’s very nice stuff.

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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abie

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#2 posted 01-22-2011 06:16 PM

Found these too on LJ and made several.
found on the net as Amish Puzzles.
Easy to see and solve harder yet to make and have them function.
Great Job.. well done.
i know I’ve made these too.

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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