Instructables: exploring - play - puzzles - puzzle http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:12:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Megaminx http://www.instructables.com/id/Megaminx/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:51:02 PDT
Lego "Puzzle" Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Puzzle-Puzzle/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 14:15:57 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
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
Siamese Rubiks Cubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Siamese-Rubiks-Cubes/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:55:17 PDT
Fibonacci Spiral Jigsaw puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Fibonacci-Spiral-Jigsaw-puzzle/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:10:26 PDT
Brass Bolt Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Brass-Bolt-Puzzle/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 17:49:59 PST
Popsicle stick puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-stick-puzzle/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 23:23:09 PST
Wooden Puzzle Cube 3D (3D Puzzle Cube constructed with Sketchup 2013 suite) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Puzzle-Cube-3D-3D-Puzzle-Cube-constructed-w/
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:15:28 PST
Origami picture puzzle cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-picture-puzzle-cube/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:11:00 PST
Fish Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-Puzzle/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 07:03:35 PST
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
Wooden Puzzle: Six Blocks in a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Puzzle-Six-Blocks-in-a-Box/
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 22:38:40 PST
Japanese Folding Paper Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Japanese-Folding-Paper-Puzzle/
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 15:44:04 PST
Twenty Piece Cut Up Square Puzzle - Wooden Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Twenty-Piece-Cut-Up-Square-Puzzle-Wooden-Toy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/CL0A/HPQO9DEA/F3CCL0AHPQO9DEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/CL0A/HPQO9DEA/F3CCL0AHPQO9DEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/CL0A/HPQO9DEA/F3CCL0AHPQO9DEA.SMALL.jpg savvas_papasavva The adjacent of the triangle should be twice as long as the opposite side, and there should be twenty pieces altogether.
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 02:03:19 PST
4 U Paper Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/4-U-Paper-Puzzle/
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:51:07 PST
Nut And Bolt Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Nut-And-Bolt-Puzzle/
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 14:33:12 PST
The Final Step of Solving a Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Final-Step-of-Solving-a-Rubiks-Cube/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/LUTI/HO7XGA4T/F3SLUTIHO7XGA4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/LUTI/HO7XGA4T/F3SLUTIHO7XGA4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/LUTI/HO7XGA4T/F3SLUTIHO7XGA4T.SMALL.jpg ajensen19 To finish the cube you simply have the completed face to the right and perform the algorithm L180, Ti, B, Fi, L180, Bi, F, Ti, L180. You may have to perform the algorithm multiple times, but you will get it. Achievement unlocked. Now you have another accomplishment to brag about.
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 07:24:34 PST
How to Solve a Rubik's Cube Part 5 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solve-a-Rubiks-Cube-Part-5/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/DVNG/HO7XHXOC/FD5DVNGHO7XHXOC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/DVNG/HO7XHXOC/FD5DVNGHO7XHXOC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/DVNG/HO7XHXOC/FD5DVNGHO7XHXOC.SMALL.jpg ajensen19 The fifth step in solving a Rubik's Cube is get in the corner pieces on top. The algorithm to perform put in the corner pieces is R, T, Ri, T, R, T180, Ri. When you have no corner pieces you want to have the corner piece in the upper right corner of the left face and then you perform the al...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 07:08:16 PST
How to Solve a Rubik's Cube Part 4 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solve-a-Rubiks-Cube-Part-4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/4F0S/HO7XHXK8/F034F0SHO7XHXK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/4F0S/HO7XHXK8/F034F0SHO7XHXK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/4F0S/HO7XHXK8/F034F0SHO7XHXK8.SMALL.jpg ajensen19 The fourth step in solving a Rubik's Cube is to get the cross in on top. The algorithm to perform is F, T, R, Ti, Ri, Fi Follow the sequence that I have outlined on the dry erase board. Go from the center piece to a line of pieces. Then have two pieces at a right angle to eachother in th...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 07:01:20 PST
How to solve a Rubik's Cube part 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-solve-a-Rubiks-Cube-part-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/FMO2/HO7XQ6Q9/FH5FMO2HO7XQ6Q9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/FMO2/HO7XQ6Q9/FH5FMO2HO7XQ6Q9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/FMO2/HO7XQ6Q9/FH5FMO2HO7XQ6Q9.SMALL.jpg ajensen19 The third step of solving a Rubik's cube is to get in the edge pieces on the middle layer of the cube. If you have an incorrectly placed edge piece, you may want to put in the other edge pieces in place and doing so may lift the edge piece to the top, where you want it to be.You can get an ...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 06:49:32 PST
How to Solve a Rubik's Cube Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solve-a-Rubiks-Cube-Part-2-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/XXKK/HO7XJTSQ/FJ1XXKKHO7XJTSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/XXKK/HO7XJTSQ/FJ1XXKKHO7XJTSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/XXKK/HO7XJTSQ/FJ1XXKKHO7XJTSQ.SMALL.jpg ajensen19 The second step to solving a Rubik's Cube is to get in the corner pieces on the bottom white face. You want to have the white piece of the corner piece on one of the side faces. I you have the corner piece incorrectly placed on the bottom, then perform the algorithm Li, Ti, L to lift the co...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 06:20:32 PST
How to solve a Rubik's Cube Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-solve-a-Rubiks-Cube-Part-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/V5OZ/HO7XHXBE/FWMV5OZHO7XHXBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/V5OZ/HO7XHXBE/FWMV5OZHO7XHXBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/V5OZ/HO7XHXBE/FWMV5OZHO7XHXBE.SMALL.jpg ajensen19 The second step to solving a Rubik's Cube is to get in the corner pieces on the bottom white face. You want to have the white piece of the corner piece on one of the side faces. I you have the corner piece incorrectly placed on the bottom, then perform the algorithm Li, Ti, L to lift the co...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 06:06:56 PST
How to Solve a Rubik's Cube Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solve-a-Rubiks-Cube-Part-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/6NDR/HO7XHXAR/FDT6NDRHO7XHXAR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/6NDR/HO7XHXAR/FDT6NDRHO7XHXAR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/6NDR/HO7XHXAR/FDT6NDRHO7XHXAR.SMALL.jpg ajensen19 The first step when solving a Rubik's cube is to get the white cross on the bottom. Getting the colored side perpendicular to the white side matched up with the same colored center is just as important. When you get inverted colors the algorithm to solve it and reverse the colors into th...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 05:53:15 PST
Double Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Puzzle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MYX5/HKZAWE40/FYRMYX5HKZAWE40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MYX5/HKZAWE40/FYRMYX5HKZAWE40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MYX5/HKZAWE40/FYRMYX5HKZAWE40.SMALL.jpg ajensen19 Materials: two puzzles, wooden board, puzzle glue. Procedure: 1. Cut out a wooden board. Take note of your puzzle's dimensions. Figure out how much of an overhang you want on your puzzle. Take that measurement, times it by two, add it to the dimensions of your puzzle, and that gives you the dimens...
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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 08:28:41 PDT
Cardboard Dinosaur Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Dinosaur-Puzzle/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:05:10 PDT
Color-Based Wooden Sudoku Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Based-Wooden-Sudoku-Board/
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 20:24:16 PDT
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
How To Solve The Rubiks Cube Faster (Part 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Solve-The-Rubiks-Cube-Faster-Part-1-2/
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 06:22:27 PDT
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 08:48:47 PDT
Bottle 1900 puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-1900-puzzle/
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Tue, 28 May 2013 08:12:04 PDT
How To Solve The Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Solve-The-Rubiks-Cube-1/
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Fri, 17 May 2013 05:00:26 PDT
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/I8CO/HFWSU81R/FGTI8COHFWSU81R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/I8CO/HFWSU81R/FGTI8COHFWSU81R.SQUARE.jpg http://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
3EP - Whale Puzzle Project http://www.instructables.com/id/3EP-Whale-Puzzle-Project-Day-1/
3EP - Whale Puzzle Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/ST0K/HF23PQ0I/FFUST0KHF23PQ0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/ST0K/HF23PQ0I/FFUST0KHF23PQ0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/ST0K/HF23PQ0I/FFUST0KHF23PQ0I.SMALL.jpg m2grzegorczyk I figured something like 3EP which means 3 EVENINGS PROJECTS. What is that? Work and home responsibilities takes most of my day - there weren't to much time left for other activities. I had to come up with something that will give me time for crafting all sorts off stuff :). That's why 3EP came into...
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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 00:21:52 PDT
Tetris Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetris-Puzzle/
Tetris Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/EMJ9/HEXSG49W/FC9EMJ9HEXSG49W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/EMJ9/HEXSG49W/FC9EMJ9HEXSG49W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/EMJ9/HEXSG49W/FC9EMJ9HEXSG49W.SMALL.jpg MidnightMaker A family member threw out a challenge for an education project she needed to deliver. Her idea was to create a puzzle using wooden Tetris blocks. Needing an excuse to spend more time in the garage, I set about figuring if it was possible to arrange Tetris blocks to create a completely filled rectang...
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 18:15:41 PDT
3D Printed Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Maze/
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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 07:40:34 PDT
Rubik's Cube in a glass jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-Cube-in-a-glass-jar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/1T7U/HE7CPUD6/F561T7UHE7CPUD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/1T7U/HE7CPUD6/F561T7UHE7CPUD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/1T7U/HE7CPUD6/F561T7UHE7CPUD6.SMALL.jpg nickcube4 This isn't much of an instructable, but I will teach you how to get a Rubik's Cube stuck into a Glass jar. There are 3 steps: 1. Disassemble Your Rubik's Cube. (here's a helpful video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cM1Jbzy5Pnk&list=SPFC43E5797C311AC3 2. Find a glass jar that you can fit the core o...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:28:08 PDT
Jigsaw puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Jigsaw-puzzle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/GZF1/HBXWSCSN/FGQGZF1HBXWSCSN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/GZF1/HBXWSCSN/FGQGZF1HBXWSCSN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/GZF1/HBXWSCSN/FGQGZF1HBXWSCSN.SMALL.jpg SaoriSHINYAMA This is for workshops to make Jigsaw puzzle with the illustration of the freehand drawing. combine an illustration with data. And process it using a laser cutting machine.
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 20:58:30 PST
How to Make a Gravity Puzzle (Brain Game) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Gravity-Puzzle-Brain-Game/
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:36:38 PST
Cube puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Material-sheet-and-Dimensions/
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 18:30:00 PST
Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Cube-3/
Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/V99L/HAE69DFW/FWAV99LHAE69DFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/V99L/HAE69DFW/FWAV99LHAE69DFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/V99L/HAE69DFW/FWAV99LHAE69DFW.SMALL.jpg TJEvans How to build this cube puzzle Building the cube first you get the orange piece and place in to make an L shape on the surface it's touching. Then now you get the purple shape and put it next to the orange one to make an  L shape facing upwards with a small squa...
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Thu, 6 Dec 2012 10:37:42 PST
3-Inch Wooden Puzzle Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Inch-Wooden-Puzzle-Cube/
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Thu, 6 Dec 2012 08:21:20 PST
The cube puzzle.. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-cube-puzzle/
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 10:36:09 PST
Puzzle Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Cube/
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 09:24:54 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/
Build a fully functional 1x2x2 Rubik's cube out of cardboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/OG57/H9T4QCHW/FQWOG57H9T4QCHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/OG57/H9T4QCHW/FQWOG57H9T4QCHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/OG57/H9T4QCHW/FQWOG57H9T4QCHW.SMALL.jpg nickcube4 In this Instructable I will teach you how to build a fully functional 1x2x2 Rubik's cube. It's mechanism is based of of a Rubik's brand 2x2x2 cube.  A standard Rubik's cube is a 3x3x3 cube and is 57mm along every edge. This puzzle is 1x2x2 and it is 8 in. x 8 in. x 4 in. This puzzle has only 6 possi...
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Thu, 29 Nov 2012 16:20:29 PST
Spider web puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-web-for-Halloween/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/WJZ3/H8I45X5R/FGKWJZ3H8I45X5R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/WJZ3/H8I45X5R/FGKWJZ3H8I45X5R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/WJZ3/H8I45X5R/FGKWJZ3H8I45X5R.SMALL.jpg puzzlerhan This is a well known classical disentanglement puzzle. The aim of this puzzle is to free the ring. I made only a graphical arrangement for this puzzle. This is a simple puzzle and very easy to make. With a good workshop possibilities you can make more than 50 puzzle in one day and may be a good gift...
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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 05:38:48 PDT
T-Rex Dinosaur Puzzle with different sizes and positions http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Rex-Dinosaur-Puzzle-with-different-sizes-and-pos/
T-Rex Dinosaur Puzzle with different sizes and positions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/XSPB/H82U7XSM/FJPXSPBH82U7XSM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/XSPB/H82U7XSM/FJPXSPBH82U7XSM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/XSPB/H82U7XSM/FJPXSPBH82U7XSM.SMALL.jpg stevemoseley This Instructable is to show you how I designed and built my own 3-D T-Rex dinosaur puzzle. There are a lot of different dinosaur patterns that you can find to cut out with a scroll saw.  I wanted to make one of these for my son, but couldn't find a pattern that I liked.  I also wanted to be able t...
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 22:02:27 PDT
Creating Random Art for Puzzles http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Random-Art-for-Puzzles/
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 19:11:45 PDT
Coffee Love Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Love-Puzzle/
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 11:55:03 PDT
Mini "T" Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-T-Puzzle/
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 14:30:39 PDT