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Project by Synon posted 12-27-2012 05:26 AM 2559 views 52 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I’ve seen pictures and videos of these puzzles, always wanted to make one and figured it would be a great christmas gift. Here is my first go at it! The receiver of the puzzle had some leftover bamboo flooring, so I made sure to use that for the base (unfortunately there was some chip out).





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#1 posted 12-27-2012 05:36 AM

An interesting looking puzzle.

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#2 posted 12-27-2012 05:47 AM

Just googled this…looks pretty fun. Did the receiver figure it out?

-- Jeff

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#3 posted 12-27-2012 05:55 AM

They did! Took about 15 minutes or so. For anyone else wondering, the rope with the two pieces of dowel and the square piece comes completely out of the hole above allowing you to slip the “latch” off and free your prize from the puzzle.

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#4 posted 12-27-2012 06:02 AM

It’s puzzling to me :))

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#5 posted 12-27-2012 07:47 AM

Looks like fun…....

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#6 posted 12-27-2012 01:22 PM

What a great idea, but it is after Christmas now…....

-- Trying, but lots to learn.....

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#7 posted 12-27-2012 01:46 PM

it’s not nice to tease with wine

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#8 posted 12-27-2012 02:15 PM

I am with Turningheads that is just wrong, afraid I would break bottle

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#9 posted 12-27-2012 04:53 PM

thats cleaver and a good project build thanks for sharing

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#10 posted 12-27-2012 07:53 PM

I´m puzzled … have to have it in front of me to solve this one

thanks for sharing
Dennis

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#11 posted 12-31-2012 04:59 AM

Very kewl. I’m gonna have to change the dimensions to fit a bottle of Crown… : )

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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#12 posted 12-31-2012 02:36 PM

15 minutes in I would cut the rope. this is really cool. I need to figure this one out.

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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