Instructables: exploring - - puzzle - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 9 Dec 2016 21:04:40 PST BLOX v1.01 Impossible Dovetail Joint Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-Dovetail-Joint-Puzzle-The-Easy-Way/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:58:31 PST
Precision Puzzlemaking Primer -- Volume 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Precision-Puzzlemaking-Primer----Volume-1/
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Wed, 27 Jun 2007 10:51:20 PDT
The Christmas Box II http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Christmas-Box-II/
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 05:04:10 PDT
Impossible Nail in Wooden Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-Nail-in-Wooden-Block/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 21:43:09 PST
Golf Ball Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Golf-Ball-Puzzle/
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 11:53:00 PST
Captive Ring Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Captive-Ring-Puzzle/
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 10:22:08 PST
Bolts in a Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bolts-in-a-Bottle/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:19:30 PDT
Puzzle Box - With Changeable Combination http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-With-Changeable-Combination/
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 14:03:32 PDT
How to put a Rubik's Cube in a bottle! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Put-a-Rubiks-Cube-in-a-Bottle/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 20:26:49 PDT
An easy to make tangled puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Easy-to-Make-Tangled-Puzzle/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 06:24:54 PDT
Tennis Balls in a Bottle (How-to!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tennis-Balls-in-a-Bottle-How-to/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:25:40 PDT
Deck of Cards in a Bottle (It's a puzzle!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Deck-of-Cards-in-a-Bottle/
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 11:19:13 PDT
Rubik's Cube in a flask http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-Cube-in-a-Flask/
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 05:27:48 PDT
How To Make The Cube Eraser Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-The-Cube-Eraser-Puzzle/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 21:42:32 PST
Trammel of Archimedes http://www.instructables.com/id/Trammel-of-Archimedes/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 08:43:30 PST
Build a fully functional 1x2x2 Rubik's cube out of cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-fully-functional-1x2x2-Rubiks-cube-out-of/
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Thu, 29 Nov 2012 16:20:29 PST
The Flat Pack Beer Caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Flat-Pack-Beer-Caddy/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 08:10:54 PDT
DIY Jigsaw Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Jigsaw-Puzzle/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:59:53 PDT
Laser Cut Cryptex - Puzzle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Cryptex/
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 17:32:47 PST
Trick Opening Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Trick-Opening-Box/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 21:17:21 PST
8-Ball in Solid Wood Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Ball-in-Solid-Wood-Cube/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:26:32 PST
Megaminx http://www.instructables.com/id/Megaminx/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:51:02 PDT
ADVANCED 2x2 Ortega Method http://www.instructables.com/id/ADVANCED-2x2-Ortega-Method/
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 13:20:29 PST
Advanced Rubik's Cube Patterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Advanced-Rubiks-Cube-Patterns/
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Wed, 19 Dec 2007 23:53:35 PST
My first puzzle box http://www.instructables.com/id/My-first-puzzle-box/
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Wed, 1 Sep 2010 08:19:14 PDT
Nail-less, glue-less almost screw-less fire finished bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Nail-less-glue-less-almost-screw-less-fire-finish/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2009 14:18:17 PST
How to Solve the 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solve-the-3x3x3-Rubiks-Cube/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:23:49 PDT
Wooden Deadbolt Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Deadbolt-Lock/
Wooden Deadbolt Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/ZXZH/IDQBRZVL/FU9ZXZHIDQBRZVL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/ZXZH/IDQBRZVL/FU9ZXZHIDQBRZVL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/ZXZH/IDQBRZVL/FU9ZXZHIDQBRZVL.SMALL.jpg blogsdo This is a wooden lock based on rural locks found in Appalachia as documented in the 6th volume of the FOXFIRE book series. Analog instructibles from some time ago. (and a neat story if you care to look it up)This isn't fine woodworking, to channel the spirit of the old locks I left this project pret...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:53:54 PDT
Peg Game IQ Test Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Peg-Game-IQ-Test-Solution/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2008 14:31:36 PDT
Solve a Rubik's Cube! (Improved!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solve-a-Rubiks-Cube!-Improved!/
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Tue, 18 Dec 2007 21:05:15 PST
CNC Teardrop Trailer - Making the Side Walls http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Teardrop-Trailer-Making-the-Side-Walls/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:00:46 PDT
How to solve the 3x3 Rubiks Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-solve-the-3x3-Rubiks-Cube/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:55:38 PDT
Rotor Key Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/RotorKeyRing/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 14:46:55 PDT
Pick & place jigsaw puzzle aid http://www.instructables.com/id/Pick-place-jigsaw-puzzle-aid/
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Sat, 30 May 2015 09:30:32 PDT
Used Book Puzzles http://www.instructables.com/id/Used-Book-Puzzles/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 15:49:52 PDT
Solving Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Solving-Rubiks-Cube/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 21:59:26 PDT
Make Your Own Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Puzzle/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:58:58 PDT
Revomaze Tower of Agony - Puzzle Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Revomaze-Tower-of-Agony-Puzzle-Storage/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:08:23 PDT
Rubik's Lego cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-Lego-cube/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 04:47:50 PST
Segmented Wooden Cryptex http://www.instructables.com/id/Segmented-Wooden-Cryptex/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:43:16 PST
How To Solve The 15 Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Solve-The-15-Puzzle/
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:15:13 PDT
Generative 3D Voronoi Puzzles http://www.instructables.com/id/Generative-3D-Voronoi-Puzzle/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 19:04:18 PST
Password protected sketchbook http://www.instructables.com/id/Password-protected-sketchbook/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 16:35:53 PST
Cheap way to save a puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-way-to-save-a-puzzle/
Cheap way to save a puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/I8CO/HFWSU81R/FGTI8COHFWSU81R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/I8CO/HFWSU81R/FGTI8COHFWSU81R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/I8CO/HFWSU81R/FGTI8COHFWSU81R.SMALL.jpg kalefranklin I enjoy putting together puzzles and hanging them up for home decoration.  You have a few options when it comes to displaying a finished puzzle.  The cheapest way is to just stick it in a frame that holds it tight, but not glued together.  With this option you might save money, but if it falls off t...
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Wed, 1 May 2013 17:26:58 PDT
Wooden Snowflake Puzzle Stockingstuffers http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Snowflake-Puzzle-Stockingstuffers/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:21:07 PST
Puzzle Box (Unabox) http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-Unabox/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:51:11 PDT
Upcycled Pangolin Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Pangolin-Lamp/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 20:08:56 PDT
How to Make a Wooden Sliding Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Sliding-Puzzle/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:39:38 PDT
Hurt Your Brain Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Hurt-Your-Brain-Puzzle/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:17:48 PDT
3d printed puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-puzzle/
3d printed puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/KMYI/HTLE9VRX/F2AKMYIHTLE9VRX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/KMYI/HTLE9VRX/F2AKMYIHTLE9VRX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/KMYI/HTLE9VRX/F2AKMYIHTLE9VRX.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi With last generation 3D printers you can now easily create a very detailed product. In this trend, every 3D software acquires an enhanced importance. You can indeed turn your own design in reality, and whether it is a toy, a tool, or a prototype scale-model, you will see that it will come out an awe...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 10:51:13 PDT