|Project by Live4Brew||posted 05-26-2011 07:10 PM||2078 views||8 times favorited||7 comments|
My grandfather (via pocket knife) made the second of these two puzzles when he was a kid. My dad wanted to make one puzzle for each of his siblings for Christmas so they could have a piece to remember him by. He asked me to make them for him, so I made 9 (he has 6 siblings and I wanted a few extra to keep for myself). Wow, what a pain it was to make all those precise cuts! My fingers were quite sore after 4 hours of cutting too!
The first puzzle has 6 pieces all of the same configuration. The second has 3 similar pieces to the first puzzle, two pieces with an additional “v” removed, and one final piece – a “key”, if you will.
It’s been fun watching people I know fumble trying to get them together. I’ve only had one friend (a brilliant engineer) complete the puzzle on his own.