Introduction: Lego Puzzle Box

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In the following Instructable will be found detailed directions for constructing a challenging Lego puzzle. Solving this puzzle is another step in mastering such brainteasers. I hope you enjoy this "mind developing" undertaking!

Step 1: Making the Box

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Start by placing 6 1x6 smooth tile pieces in the center of a 8x8 baseplate. Then build 5 rows of wall around the smooth tiles. Once you have built the 5th row, place smooth tile pieces around the top of the bricks making a smooth border.

Step 2: Making the Small Puzzle Pieces

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For this step you will need:

3 2x2 square bricks
3 2x2 smooth square tiles
3 2x2 small square baseplates

Use 1 of the square bricks and place it on top of 1 of the baseplates, then place the smooth tile on top. Do that 3 times.

Step 3: Making the Big Puzzle Pieces

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For this step you will need:

12 2x4 bricks
24 1x4 smooth tile pieces
6 4x4 small square baseplates

Line 2 of the 1x4 bricks up side by side, forming a square. Place the 4x4 baseplate under the "square" (the 2 2x4 bricks). Lastly place 4 of the smooth tile pieces on top of that. Do that 6 times.

Step 4: How to Solve the Puzzle

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The goal of this puzzle is to fit all 9 pieces inside of the box. Please see the pictures below for solution.

Comments

kiddison04 (author)2016-05-07

I love puzzles!

Drago720 (author)2015-05-27

Really cool puzzle box. I hope you make more like it.

killeroliver134 (author)2015-01-02

It's good but it had to look like a minecraft tnt block?

Alexander123456789 (author)2014-06-06

cool puzzle

did you make those or someone else

taz8430 (author)taz84302014-09-18

i am the boogie man bandit

Thanks!

Nealsey01 (author)2014-09-09

I made this and I love it thank you nice puzzle.

noahconger (author)2014-01-13

Nice

Magicninjalord (author)2013-09-12

My brother used to make these, i never could. Thanks for the project.

didexo (author)2013-07-27

Does this work with blue Legos?

megustatrains (author)didexo2013-07-30

it doesn't matter which colors you use...

didexo (author)megustatrains2013-08-03

Its a joke.

megustatrains (author)didexo2013-08-13

o lol

megustatrains (author)2013-07-30

cool :D

Nadflick (author)2013-07-28

I loved making this!!! I'm addicted!

avenger22 (author)2013-07-27

Thanks. Later.

avenger22 (author)2013-07-26

Cool. But does it have to be the exact colors?

goldlego (author)avenger222013-07-27

You can substitute any of the colors with a color of your choice.

brenna1123435 (author)2013-07-27

Wow

gcanders (author)2013-07-27

Very nice. I will have to invest in some of the more colorful flat top Legos. All of mine are grey and boring.

nerfrocketeer (author)2013-07-26

Cool!

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