Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - puzzle Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:35:10 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Puzzle Coaster Trivet
DIY Puzzle Coaster Trivet - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar In this short tutorial I show how you can make a really nice puzzle coaster trivet out of plywood. Individually, the puzzle pieces work as coasters which you can place your drinks on, and once you put them together like a puzzle, they becomes a trivet, perfect for putting a hot pot on. Making the ...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:02:20 PST
Puzzle Box (Unabox)
Puzzle Box (Unabox) - More DIY How To Projects]]> mtairymd This is a modified version of the Unabox which was built by TXTCLA55 as shown here: simplified version can be built with limited tools and a basic skill level. The drawing is included in the video description. Note that the drawing units are...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:51:11 PDT
Puzzle cube
Puzzle cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> sabladask Here is a simple wooden puzzle box. My box is made from old mahogany floor-planks. You can make this box from almost any kind of wood. I used 45 degree joints, but you can make different ones if you want, or do not have a bandsaw/tablesaw.The key isjust a 0,5mm piano wire. Almost any kind of metal r...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 16:10:42 PDT
Lovable Wooden Picture Puzzle
Lovable Wooden Picture Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> NoahCook Using a scroll saw you can easily make wooden puzzles. These are great gifts to give away.. They can be personalized in many ways.  Hope you have a fun time doing this. It is quick and easy! What you will need: You'll need: 1.) A Scroll saw. 2.) A photo. (Preferably 4" by 6") 3.) A piece of ...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:27:58 PDT
Puzzle Box
Puzzle Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> mtairymd The complete drawing is shown below. Check out the YouTube videos for animation and actual build. Have fun!   Animation Video Materials and Tools Materials:Wood - 3 1/2" x 1/2" x 60"Wood glue Wood filler (optional) StainTools: Table saw Band saw (optional) Drill and 1/4" bit Sander ...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 16:18:42 PST
Wooden Puzzle Lock For Secret Door
Wooden Puzzle Lock For Secret Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> TracRat The end of my pantry goes under the stairs to the second floor.  I HATE wasting valuable storage space so I decided to make good use of it by adding a wine rack. Of course that wasn't good enough, and in true Myst fashion, decided to make a Puzzle Lock to hide a secret compartment. I apologize for...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 21:58:57 PST
Sliding Puzzle Secret Compartment Table
Sliding Puzzle Secret Compartment Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matt2 Silver The Sliding Puzzle Secret Compartment Table is an idea that I have been tossing around for some time.  I have always enjoyed Puzzles, Woodworking, and Secret Compartments and this project combines the three in a fun and interesting way. The idea behind the table is that it conceals a secret compa...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 08:44:01 PST
Codex Puzzle Box
Codex Puzzle Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> LMO Please take a minute to vote for my project in the hidden compartments contest if you like it! Thanks!This instructable will show you how to make a puzzle box that is opened by aligning inner rings that rotate and align into unique designs. This design lets you choose whether you want the box to o...

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 11:52:22 PST
Puzzle Box Safe
Puzzle Box Safe - More DIY How To Projects]]> marsjer000 This is my first instructable so bare with me. Feedback is greatly appreciated both positive and negative. The puzzle box is a mystery box that can only be opened once you pull out the lock key and then both adjacent corners have to be grabbed in order to open. It will take them awhile even if they...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:07:53 PST
Custom wood puzzle
Custom wood puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> wooddiamond This is a simple project, but it is fun to make and is way good practice for the scroll saw  Materials and tools Materials     Picture   Wood piece the size or bigger than the picture and 1/8 thick   Wood glue   Sandpaper Tools   Table saw   Scroll saw Get a pic For a picture I usually go to W...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:38:06 PST
Gravity Puzzle
Gravity Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ryan Hebron in this instructable ill show you how to make a gravity puzzle.    I didn't come up with the puzzle itself i just wanted to make a box for it. it is a smaller version of the one i saw on youtube heres the link to the video. the physics of the puzzle is no mystery its all about the center of gravity ...
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 13:32:01 PDT
Impossible Marble in Truncated Cube
Impossible Marble in Truncated Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> thegnome54 This project was inspired by a youtube video. I came up with the shape and the method to cut and stain it. This turned out to involve more interesting math and woodworking problems than I had expected! If you want to make one yourself, you will need: Wood (preferably a soft wood like pine) ...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 12:53:56 PDT
Wooden Puzzle Heart
Wooden Puzzle Heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> sir_ghattas    This is my first attempt at an instructable, so please don't judge too much. Anyways, it's a puzzle heart made from rosewood and I believe Douglas Fir. I doe not have to be made from these two woods, obviously, but it is best two have two woods that have colors that contrast each other, Wood F...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 18:24:22 PDT
Photo Block Puzzle
Photo Block Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> noahw These photo blocks make a great gift to a loved one or friend and are a  fun way to interact with your favorite photos.  At home in your hand, on the coffee table, or displayed on a shelf, they call to be played with and enjoyed.  This particular 3 x 3 block layout displays as few as 6, and as many ...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:27:58 PST
Puzzle-Cut How-To San Juan Carpentry In this tutorial, Scott shows in much more detail how to craft the puzzle-cut shelf. This technique can also be used for dresser sides, door panels, or anywhere else you might need a really awesome panel.
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 10:06:27 PST
Creating a DIY Puzzle Cube
Creating a DIY Puzzle Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> InfiniteOwl211 Creating a puzzle cube is a fun and interesting project, and the result will be fun for all ages  First, you should create ideas for you pieces. the way i did this was with 27 small block that made my cube, and took them apart without gluing them together.  then make multivew drawings of the...
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 09:36:30 PST
Solid Maple "Unseen Maze" Gift
Solid Maple "Unseen Maze" Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> pullinsb In this Instructable I will explain how I made the "unseen maze" as a challenging gift for my brother last Christmas. The maze is made from solid maple, and has a compartment inside that contains the real gift.  The compartment remains locked until the challenge is completed. The goal is to have a...
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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 19:56:20 PDT
3D Wooden Pyramid Puzzle
3D Wooden Pyramid Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> M3G The idea of this puzzle is to use two wooden pieces to make a four-faced tetrahedron pyramid. Since it only consists of two matching pieces, each made with four cuts, you can make this puzzle in less than an hour. What You Need: - Band saw - Sandpaper - Glue stick - 1 1/8" x 1 3/8" x 5 1/4" piece...
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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 14:37:26 PDT
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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 04:41:21 PDT
Twin Lock Box
Twin Lock Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> puzzlerhan “Twin Lock Box” is a wooden combination lock puzzle box that I designed. I applied the mechanic of my “Tricky opening bottle” to this box. This puzzle box has five keys on both side. You must push all wooden keys to correct position for opening the box. After opening the box you can change order of...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 01:52:28 PDT
How I made an etched jigsaw puzzle with a frame- I made it at Techshop Detroit!
How I made an etched jigsaw puzzle with a frame- I made it at Techshop Detroit! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doublthink This is a cool little jigsaw puzzle that fits into a wooden frame.  Gather You materials Things you will need: a piece of wood 12"x8"x3/4" a piece of wood 12"x8"x1/2" A ruler A pencil A brad nailer A hand router A laser cutter/ etcher A jigsaw Frame out your puzzle. C...
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Tue, 13 Mar 2012 16:03:16 PDT
Secret Heart Box
Secret Heart Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> LMO Hello!  Thank you for viewing my instructable.  Please let me know what you think of my project and vote for it in the Valentine's Day Contest if you like it! I came up with the idea for this box when I was brainstorming ways to propose to my girlfriend.  I wanted to find a way to symbolize "giving...

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Sat, 28 Jan 2012 11:36:10 PST
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 11:21:23 PST
How to make a cube within cube within a cube puzzle
How to make a cube within cube within a cube puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> sabladask   In this instructabe I will show you how to make a cube within a cube within a cube. The process itself is not very hard but it takes some time making it. The cube have no purpose, exept form maby getting people puzzeld about how you got them in t...
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Fri, 6 May 2011 13:17:19 PDT
Interlocking Chess Board LMO This is an interlocking chess board I recently made.  My goal was to make the board without any glue and only 8 screws (to hold the frame together).  Altogether, the board is made by fitting 32 pieces together.  Instructions for making the pieces may be found here:

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Wed, 20 Apr 2011 05:10:08 PDT
Articulated Sequential Interlocking Puzzle Snake
Articulated Sequential Interlocking Puzzle Snake - More DIY How To Projects]]> baustin Just goes to show you that if you put enough of those $10 words together you can create a pretty impressive title.  It's a 3 dimensional bendy snake puzzle thing - made of wood!     I have built several puzzle boxes and love to see my friends and family stru...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2011 14:48:50 PST
My Puzzle Box (The Unabox Project) TXTCLA55 Heres a project I made from Make Magazine. The original plans can be a bit hard for the beginner so I modified the plans and created a box that still preforms just as good as the original. To open the box one must preform the following: - Remove the locking pin (hold piece 1 and 2 in place). - Slid...

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Thu, 10 Feb 2011 10:46:50 PST
Impossible Puzzle Mattrox I made this for my dad's twenty-second wedding anniversary, he likes puzzles and was quite happy with it. It's not hard to solve, the reason it is impossible is that there is two ways to solve it. One of the solutions leaving a mysterious hole. Got it off Brusspup's youtube video check it out:http:/...
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010 00:34:58 PST
Scroll Saw Puzzle Cubes
Scroll Saw Puzzle Cubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> zootsuitman These are probably my favorite kind of 3-D puzzles and the best part is I can make them myself.  They can be any type or size of wood and have any jig saw puzzle like pattern, there is just no way to go wrong.  Mine is made out of pine so it will be easy to stain and sand. All you need is a scroll ...
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Mon, 29 Nov 2010 20:05:51 PST
Wooden Centrifugal Puzzle
Wooden Centrifugal Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Phil B This is a wooden puzzle.  The two parts lock together and you give it to a friend, asking him to unlock and separate the two parts.  A friend in Germany made this one.  When he handed it to me to solve, I could not until he showed me the secret.  This Instructable will not only show how the puzzle i...
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Tue, 23 Nov 2010 12:26:33 PST
Illusionist Heart Locket
Illusionist Heart Locket - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pushan Panda I got the idea to make this from the movie The Illusionist, I was very intrigued as to how something like this could be made. As i count really find a set of easy instructions to make one of these, i decided to make my own. I took a lot of pics , but towards the end i kinda forgot to, but im sure it...
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Fri, 12 Nov 2010 08:47:42 PST
Interlocking Chess/Checker Board Puzzle
Interlocking Chess/Checker Board Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> LMO Hey everybody! Do you like board games?  How about wooden puzzles?  Yeah?  Then I have the perfect instructable for you! This goal of this project was to design a chess board which is composed of several interlocking wooden pieces.  In this case, a picture is worth a thousand words, so please chec...

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Sat, 2 Oct 2010 19:00:33 PDT
Super Secret Lock Box r3nrut This is a white oak box that I made. The handle twists and reveals a small hole. When you put a toothpick into the hole and push it moves the lock and allows the box to open.
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Sun, 11 Oct 2009 15:42:54 PDT
How-To: Make A Wood Jigsaw Puzzle
How-To: Make A Wood Jigsaw Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Toolmonger If you really want to give a group of full-grown adults a hard time, give them a child's toy. Often it's the simple looking puzzles that can be the biggest challenge and this little wooden puzzle is a great deal harder to put reassemble than it looks. However it is simple to make one. We put togethe...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2009 15:38:37 PST
Precision Puzzlemaking Primer -- Volume 1
Precision Puzzlemaking Primer -- Volume 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> lkrasnow By Lee KrasnowThis instructable will guide you through all of the steps necessary to turn an ordinary table saw into a precision puzzlemaking machine. Join me in this in-depth primer as I cover all of the key aspects of designing and building your own puzzlemaker's crosscutting sled like the one sho...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2007 10:51:20 PDT
Making a homemade puzzle, or "Why I love my jigsaw"
Making a homemade puzzle, or "Why I love my jigsaw" - More DIY How To Projects]]> dmacrae Inspired by the puzzles made by Staves, I decided to try my hand at making my own with my jigsaw. This is my third, and because I haven't seen an instructables about how to do it, I decided i would post about it. For this you will need: A small sheet of plywood or scrap. (I used 3/8th" which was d...
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Thu, 1 Mar 2007 09:53:44 PST