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A lady was pushing her car when she suddenly got sent to jail. how is this possible? some extra hints: she hasnt done anything wrong in her life she wasnt causing a distraction she wasnt doing anything offensive congratulations to lithium rain for getting the correct answer first!!!

Topic by slithien plus    |  last reply

what is puzzle? Answered

Question by Queen Esther    |  last reply

3d puzzles

Hey guys, I have a couple of really cool puzzle designs that are printable. And I'm thinking of opening an online shop to sell just the designs. What price would be reasonable for a game/art design? And would you ever Buy a design? And if so, what price would you pay for a relatively simple design? What would you be willing to pay for an intricate design? I know thingiverse is awesome, and open source is the way to go. Though currently I'm a poor college student who's playing around with some 3d designs Trying to see if I can earn some extra money here and there. Thanks your help guys, -Tom

Topic by tommytai3  

Planning a puzzle house

In another year or so we're hoping to buy an "investment opportunity" house and, as we're fixing it up, I would LOVE to add a house-wide puzzle leading to a final prize.  Ideally the mystery would start with seemingly decorative scrabble tiles in the guest bathroom and take the players all over the house and garden.  I'd love for it to have three or four tracks that all need to be solved to get to the final prize, that way we can do them in installments (get track 1 up and running, then 2, etc) so friends can start playing sooner rather than later.  I'd also love at least two of the tracks to use only stuff that'll go with the house when sold, like the cabinets, garden rocks, etc, so that the next owners can continue the game. I've started collecting ideas and would love to hear more.  The only limit is to please keep your ideas doable - while it would be fantastic to, say, have a wall slide away to reveal a secret underground cave I'm not so certain we can dig one of those out in our spare time.   Inspiration for all this comes mainly from the Myst games (ah, Riven, how I loved thee!) and this puzzle apartment in New York.

Topic by kitnrose    |  last reply

Paver pathway puzzle

Hi all!I'm making a paver walkway from my house to my driveway. Unfortunately, the ground slopes downwards towards my house and i'm trying to make it so the water drains away from my house. So, i would like to make the end on the driveway side be lower (sloped downward), however, if i dig a slope down away from the house.. the ground where the grass is at the driveway end will be a few inches too high there.. and the pavers will look sunk into the ground by the end of the walkway if i keep the paver walkway level or slightly sloped down as well. Does this make sense.. its a math puzzle and it's driving me a little crazy! Anyone have a solution?Thank you!Eecole

Question by eecole  

Mystery board game or puzzle?

Hi everyone, Can anybody identify this mystery board game or puzzle? I was given it with no instructions, its in a nice hard wood case, it has 15 blue marbles and 15 white ones. There is 30 holes in total 9 on the top and 21 on the bottom. Thanks.

Question by liquidhandwash    |  last reply

Challenge: K'nex Puzzle Box

Hey guys, so I've been looking around at some of these cool wooden puzzle boxes on instructables and being a member of the k'nex community I immediately thought that it would be really cool if a knex puzzle box could be made. So I present this challenge, try to make a puzzle box out of knex that requires some kind of trick to open (see this link to get an idea of what I'm talking about). Try to make the box as small as possible but size doesn't really matter. Good luck and I will be trying to make one too so I will post my progress as updates to this thread. Thanks.

Topic by jollex    |  last reply

Puzzling Travels of a Tom-Cat.

  Here's a puzzle I came across recently.  I've changed the context to stop people googling the answer :- A big ginger tom-cat leaves his home at 8:00 one morning and goes trundling around the neighbourhood, pausing here and there to 'leave his calling-card', stopping for a brief nap or two in a particularly warm spot, walking along fences, running through unfriendly gardens (woof woof) and  finding a warm car bonnet in a garage at 6:00 in the evening for a rest.  Unfortunately, the owner shuts the garage door and the cat is trapped for the night. At 8:00 the next morning the garage door opens and the cat comes scooting out.  Over the course of the day he takes the exact same path he took the day before but in reverse.  He stops in different places, makes his mark in other places and takes his naps at different places along the way, arriving back at his own house at 6:00 in the evening for a well deserved meal. The question :- What is the likelihood that there will be a time and place along the route where he is at EXACTLY the same point on the route at EXACTLY the same time of day on both days?

Topic by AndyGadget    |  last reply

how to make a puzzle in adobe?

I just want to have experimentation on how to make puzzle photos in adobe. thanks hope you all can help me..

Question by genv29  

puzzle game rubix cube

How to solve 4*4 rubix cube

Topic by ashit.bhagat.3    |  last reply

Solve this logic puzzle if u can!

Here the puzzle:[img][/img]Questions: Imagine that you have the layouts of 4 coloured cubes(ABOVE), named A, B, C and D. When the cubes are placed in (alphabetical) order in a straight line, and it is viewed from any horizontal or vertical position (front, back, top, bottom, left, right), there are always four different colours seen.Given that when I pick a corner of A, the 3 sides connected to it read "653", find the same orientation of B, C and D as 1 string of numbers. For example, "152421563".

Topic by bigmoney    |  last reply

can you solve this 3rd puzzle? Answered

This is another puzzle. I hope it is a little harder. and since iproberry1 got the first 2 right he can't do this one.(that and he helped me with this one) so here it is. 20 8 9 19     9 19     3 15 18 18 5 3 20. DO NOT PUT THE ANSWER INTO THE COMMENTS. BUT PM THE ANSWER TO ME. ONCE SOMEONE GETS THE RIGHT ANSWER i WILL TELL THEM TO PUT THE ANSWER IN THE COMMENTS AND THEY WILL GET THE BEST ANSWER. THEN YOU MAY POST AS YOU WISH. HINTS ________________ 3 1 20 = CAT 5 7 7 = EGG 8 9 12 12 = HILL 13 15 16 = MOP 18 21 20 = RUT 26 5 2 18 1 = ZEBRA _________________ First start by writing all the letters in the alphabet then us the word hints above to figure out what the numbers stand for. good luck!

Question by daredevil499    |  last reply

KenKen - Another great Japanese puzzle

KenKen is a new kind of logic puzzle from Japan by Tetsuya Miyamoto, who thought people were being failed by conventional methods of teaching. This is set to be the next sudoku The instructions are simple. These are for the puzzle in the second picture. All digits from 1 to 4 must be used in every row and column (no diagonals). The thick lined box has the target number for the values to reach in the thick box - one digit for a normal box. the symbol next to the value required is the only mathematical function you can use. Thick boxes that take up one normal box and have a a value - well, that value goes in that box. rules may differ slightly answers in picture 3

Topic by ti112    |  last reply

Ponoko 10-Day Design Challenge -- Puzzles

Ponoko is running another 10-day design challenge with $5000 worth of prizes. The theme is puzzles.Ponoko 10-Day Design Challenge -- PuzzlesWe want to make it easy for you to do cool stuff. And with the fantastic response we got from our first Design Challenge we've decided to run another one showcasing Puzzles. So this is another chance to show off your design skills, get your creations made and delivered to your door for free. Oh, and win $1,000 in cash plus several thousand dollars in other prizes.Design briefPuzzles can educate and entertain. They can be a solitary exercise or a group activity and when you have memorized how it goes together, you can pass it on to friends or family.Your challenge is to create intriguing and entertaining puzzles on a laser cutter -- within 10 days!Laser cutting brings a new angle to puzzles. The ability to create incredibly intricate detail means puzzles can be as simple or as complex as you like. The traditional jigsaw shape can now be designed with much greater variety and intricacy.Laser surface treatments can be a graphic in nature or a texture. How these are used is essential in the design of your puzzle. Every mark or line on the material becomes a clue on how to put the puzzle together.Puzzles need not be 2D. You could make a 3D puzzle using layers or shapes connected in an interesting way. Think about how multiple pieces can be combined to create an interesting design.Attention to detail, material combinations, connections, production feasibility and quality will be key to making your design stand out.full details

Topic by ewilhelm    |  last reply

There are more.

Most puzzles on instructables that I've found have been common 3x3x3's, and maybe a magnetic 2x2x2 :):) (courtesy of burzvingion). Does anybody know that there are like... BILLIONS of other types of twisty puzzles? I'll upload some pics of examples. any questions of what they are and I'll answer them.

Topic by super_genius    |  last reply

E-mail alerts - a question for Robot.

Dear Robot,When I log onto the internet, it is my habit to first check my emails, including working down the list of comments in my daily alert from Instructables.I know you put the emails together, but what is your logic?The reason I ask is because the messages are not in chronological order, nor are they in reverse chronological order. They are in some sort of random order. For instance, there were three comments from one thread. They were made one after the other, each a reply to the one before, within a couple of minutes.Yet they arrived in my alert 2nd message, then third, then first, with other messages from other threads, posted hours apart, interspersed between them.It's not a life-threatening situation, but it is one of life's little puzzles.

Topic by Kiteman    |  last reply

First Ever Stewart Coffin Puzzle Craft Contest

Attention all precision puzzle makers! and Incra have teamed up to establish the first ever [" Stewart Coffin Puzzle Craft Contest]! The two winning amateur puzzle maker entrants win cash and tools! Check out the contest info page for more information.Perhaps puzzle maker extraordinaire and friend of Instructables Lee Krasnow will be entering something?

Topic by noahw    |  last reply

how does 1 make a chinese puzzle box?

I would love to see as many diagrams and instructables as posible on this. one day i may create a safe room based on this idea.

Question by twighahn    |  last reply

Jigzaw puzzle with my scrollsaw, gaps are too thick?

Hello, i am very new at this, I just got yesterday a scrollsaw, and as i knew it was comming my way, I have been looking at tutorials and the like, but now that i made my first 4 simple 5 pices jigsaz puzzles, they seem loose, once i put them together and make them stan, for example a dog, they are loose, and the pices do nto stay together nicelly, i used 3 different saws, an 18.5 very thin cuts with pin, a general purpuse 15TPI with pin and a numer 5 skip tooth without pin. Sorry about the language it is not my main. Thank you for all the help ;D

Question by blonduckD    |  last reply

Einstein's Logic Puzzle That 98% of the World Population Can't Solve.

There are 5 houses each with a different color. Their owners, each with a unique heritage, drinks a certain type of beverage, smokes a certain brand of cigarette, and keep acertain variety of pet. None of the owners have the same pet, smoke the same brand of cigarette or drink the same beverage.The Brit lives in the red house.The Swede keeps dogs as pets.The Dane drinks tea.The green house is just to the left of the white house.The green house's owner drinks coffee.The person who smokes Pall Malls raises birds.The owner of the yellow house smokes Dunhill.The man living in the center house drinks milk.The Norwegian lives in the first house.The man who smokes Blends lives next to the one who keeps cats.The man who keeps a horse lives next to the man who smokes Dunhill.The owner who smokes Bluemasters also drinks beer.The German smokes Prince.The Norwegian lives next to the blue house.The man who smokes Blends has a neighbor who drinks water.Who owns the fish?You may now thank me for ruining your holiday.Here's what I have:Yellow-norwigian-DunhillBlue-horse-water-German?-Prince? Red-Brit-milk-BlendsGreen-Coffee-cats-German?-Prince?White-swede-Bluemasters-beer.I got the colors, and maybe a few other things, but it gets mucky after that. I think it is the Brit, but my friend says it's the German.

Topic by Spl1nt3rC3ll    |  last reply

how do i invent a new game?

Please give me some ideas to invent a game or a puzzle which uses geometry....

Question by pallavirakyan    |  last reply

Steganography message in this gif image?

I'm working on a puzzle and there is a hidden message in this .gif.  I tried using a program called "Hide in Picture" to decode it but I haven't had any luck.  The password is Pluto.  Can anybody give me a hand? Here's the .gif:

Question by iPodGuy    |  last reply

One of my Christmas gifts

My step-son made this awesome puzzle for me.  He knows how much I like Instructables so this was one of the gifts he made for me. Everyone knows that a hand-made gift is best.  And one hand-made by a loved-one even better.  But one that also includes the Instructables robot?  He gets points for paying attention to my hobbies!

Topic by zieak    |  last reply

Can not Complete Lines? Answered

In the adjoining image. Why can't we connect point AF, CD and BE without crossing lines or moving over the Es'.

Question by artworker    |  last reply

Disappearing Go g e?

You may have seen that Google has a crop-circle theme today, with a hovering UFO. The "l" is missing (even from the name of the image-file). A while ago, an "o" was kidnapped by a very similar UFO. Do the artists at Google know something we don't...? What letter is next?

Topic by Kiteman  

What is it ? Do you know what this is???

My mums iron broke and she was going to throw it away but i took it apart and salvaged its innards i got: Some valves Varying gauges of wire Some plastic tubing More valves and a sort of sensor that tells if it is upright or flat, does anyone know exactly what it is or what i could use it for? Thanks :D

Topic by =SMART=    |  last reply

What kind of code or cipher is this?

I'm working on a puzzle and can't identify the type of code this is.  I'm not looking for somebody to solve it for me, I just want to research it and learn how to solve it myself.  I can't really do that until I know what I'm dealing with and various Google searches have turned up no information of value. This is a small portion of the code and I have no additional information or clues: BT RK RV YC NP GZ YY AA LS HZ NL RR ES IC AN BF RG SS EU VD NF YC SS RH MH MH MH MH MF HN LS HO GY YV UG IC AS GK BT LS HG AD LS HP CV NT There are 95 groups of 2 letters each.  I have tried a couple of things which have not given me any result. I'd really appreciate any kind of information as to what I'm looking at.  Thanks!

Question by iPodGuy    |  last reply

What do you think about puzzle boxes

What are your thoughts about puzzle boxes? Do you like them, what do you think is important in one, the looks, the mechanism, the amount of moves, innovative tricks and moves, the type of wood, the size, etc. What are your general thoughts about them, what do know about the inside of them (how there build, etc)??? What is a puzzle box A puzzle box is a box that requires certain moves/tricks to open it, you could say it's somewhat like a safe. Normally these moves a very hard to see and even harder to know. These things are like the improved version of a secret compartment. In my opinion a puzzle box should at least have 8 moves. Some puzzle boxes have secret compartments. I think Puzzle boxes a awesome and I prefer High number moves boxes with innovative tricks. That's why I'm making a guide about making them,  click here to see my guide. But Now I wanna know what you think about, so please tell me everything

Topic by D_zeno  

Plastic origami earth puzzle. Template and instructions needed.? Answered

Template and Instructions needed for The Dave Swart earth puzzle. Plastic tesselations rather like the IQ Light. Goemetery models and slide together are similar

Question by craftyv    |  last reply

A Puzzle featuring Xbox 360, a powerbook g4, and Connect360

Hi Everyone,I use a 12" powerbook g4 as a wireless adaptor for my xbox 360 (as shown here: I would like to use Connect360 ( to stream music and movies from my current computer onto the xbox 360. However, connect360 cannot see my xbox 360, and I suspect that is because it looks like a powerbook on the network, not an xbox 360, because it is using the powerbook's network connection. Is there anything i can do about this? This seemed like enough of a tweaking/hacking how-to that someone here might like to try it, or at least have ideas of how to go about it.Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Topic by JimiHeffernan  

Is there any website where i can get math puzzles to solve? Answered

Me and my friend llove to solve math puzzles...but we r currently in dearth of problems! Any help?

Question by Yashknowsbetter    |  last reply

Spatial Reality? Yeah, I rule at that.

But do you? Check out these puzzles to see. 3D puzzles

Topic by fungus amungus    |  last reply

Easy to make Wooden Puzzle **URGENT need answer by Sunday**? Answered

Hi guys I need to make an easy to make wooden puzzle for my wood class in school I'm not very good at wood work so it must be simple to make It should have at least 6 pieces If anyone has seen something could they please give me a link! Thanks :)

Question by chrizw123    |  last reply

How would one go about building a puzzle lock like the ones you have to open with the various dragon claws in Skyrim?

 I want to make a working puzzle lock with a little dragon claw key like for some of those doors in Skyrim to be placed on a box...ideally the door would either go down like in the game or simple open out like one of those little tin safe banks I had as a kid :-)  Any idea how I'd go about making one of these?  The simpler the better (even nicer if I can make the parts cheap or get them at a good cost, lol)  If you haven't yet tried Skyrim and thus have no idea what I'm talking about, if you go to youtube and type "golden claw puzzle" in their search it shows the "door lock" in action. Thanks in advance!

Question by ChristyAngela    |  last reply

Has anyone succeeded ? Answered

I do not see how to join the legs to body ?

Question by iceng    |  last reply

Can you make a cryptex out of any tube? Answered

I'm trying to make a cryptex but i don't have any pvc piping. Help!

Question by patriots8888    |  last reply

How can I make a food puzzle for my dog?

I want to make something similar to nina ottosson's interactive dog toys.  Something that requires my pup to work a little to find the reward. 

Question by preciousb    |  last reply

Food for an Alice in Wonderland RPG? Answered

I'm running a tabletop RPG based on Alice in Wonderland, with a heavy dose of wordplay (puzzles, ciphers, and puns). What food should I serve?  Looking for weird, mystical, puzzle or punny food.  Thoughts?

Question by mousewrites    |  last reply

Shape shifters?

Has anybody ever solved a square-1 or other shape shifting puzzles? I am considering making a Square-1 tutorial, but was wondering how many people knew they existed or had them. - is a wikepedia description

Topic by Does Not Compute    |  last reply

Physics puzzle games- Auditorium, World of Goo and Crayon Physics

I really like puzzle games. I've played two that are really addictive and beautifully made, and found another that looks great.AuditoriumAuditorium has a free on line demo. I've played through the levels a few times. The full game hasn't been published yet.The screen has a stream of light particles flowing into it. You have one, or more, buttons that will affect the path of the particles: like one that bends the light stream to the right, or one that pulls it into a vortex. You move the buttons around to steer the stream into boxes that are scattered around the screen. There are many particles in the stream, and by careful placement of the buttons, you can split them into different paths. When you hit the boxes with light particles a new group of instruments join a symphony you hear. The goal is to get all of the instruments playing.Some levels have areas that will change the color of the light particles as they pass. Some of the music boxes are different colors, and you will have to route the light particles through the color changer before you send them it into the box. Try it out, the free online demo will make it very clear. I didn't even look at the directions. It's easy to find your way as you go. I love a game like that.PlayAuditorium.comWorld of GooIn World of Goo, you have to stick living gooey balls together to make lattice and build some kind of structure (tower, bridge, rope, ...) that allows the gooey balls to reach the end of a pipe that sucks them up. The Gooey structures are not stiff. If you don't build your structure carefully it will bend and can collapse under its own weight. It is a 2D game with a comic book style to the graphics. There is also a level designer and an online community where you can share new levels. I haven't experimented with these yet - I'm still working through the levels that came with the game.There is a downloadable demo for both PC and Mac. There is also a WII version for sale.It is drawn and designed beautifully. Totally addictive.2dboy.comCrayon PhysicsI haven't played this yet but it looks really great.The graphics look like they were drawn by a 5 year old with a box of crayons. When you get to a level, it presents a drawn scene with a star and a ball (it's actually an apple. Must be a tribute to Newton) somewhere in it. You have to draw some kind of mechanism, or ramp, or some objects, or... As you are drawing, the objects develop mass.Everything you draw then reacts with gravity. You have to harness the momentum you get from everything dropping to the ground in order to push, throw, drop or guide the ball so it hits the star.Look at the video it is self explanatory.

Topic by SFHandyman    |  last reply

a simple way to solve a rubiks cube?

I know how to slove 3x3 but i cant do 4x4 or 5x5 any  guides? NOTE: i cant follow guides that use these  '

Question by knexsuperbuilderfreak    |  last reply

I need help finding a special kingd of interlocking dog toy.

My Poodle Hybrid has found this toy a challenge, the only one he has not outsmarted, or taken apart. Due to my recent fall and subsequent memory concerns, I can not for the life remember, where I bought them. Most of my Purchases are online. the balls have a nozzle on the outside, and diameter is approx. 4 inches, I included a picture of the 2 balls I have. Any advice or help is welcome. SparkySolar

Topic by SparkySolar    |  last reply

Help Me Feed My Dragons. Patches For Prizes.

I have three pet dragons. Their names are FRAZZLE, BURN and SPARKEY. One is ORANGE, one is WHITE and one is BROWN. They are fussy about what they eat and I need help finding food which will keep them all happy. How to play : Add to the thread by suggesting something they may like and I will tell you which dragons accept it.  From the responses, work out why each dragon likes what it does.  They appear to like a lot of vegetarian food, but I've a suspicion they may be cannabalistic too.  I also need to know the colours of the three dragons, and a list of 20 foods they will all eat. Grengate has deviously deduced the Dragons' colours.  Neuropol has cunningly calculated that Burn likes things with an even number of letters. Iceng has fiendishly found that Frazzle likes things with exactly two vowels in the name. Twinmum has ably ascertained that Sparkey likes things where the initial letter is alphabetically before the final letter of the word. Iceng has also provided a veritable plethora of foodstuffs which will please all the dragons. I now have three very happy and fat dragons. Winners' patches have been sent.  Thank you all for playing.

Topic by AndyGadget    |  last reply

Jameco's newest Puzzler

Ok guys n gals, I felt good enough this morning to wade through my email, and I found the latest Jameco Puzzler, just waiting for me. I puzzled over this for about 3 minutes, and then guessed and low and behold.......(see the figure below) So anyways, HERE is the puzzler, make a guess before looking at the answer :-)This is NOT a contest, have fun with it....for those that have electronics background, think about it for a bit, remember how an opamp works, and you should be able to get it right on the first guess. Above all though, have fun with it.

Topic by Goodhart    |  last reply

does anyone know how to make a wooden stash box ,not too simple though? Answered

I want to make it out of wood. i want it to be hard to figure out cuz my lil brother is really good at figuring this kinda stuff out.

Question by yespotato    |  last reply

Whoever can figure out why this doesn't work gets virtual 1337. Answered

A=x a+a = a+x 2a=a+x 2a-2x=a+x-2x 2(a-x) = (a-x) 2=1 No clues, it's very simple, and anyone familiar with their internets should find a humorous surprise within the solution.

Question by The Jamalam    |  last reply

Instructables' Alternate Reality Game. Why not?

While I was at work I hit on an idea.  The instructable's community if filled with people with broad expertise, talents and interests from all over the world.  This is the key element in both creating and solving alternate reality games.  For those who may not know, an ARG is a game that is played by hiding clues around the world for people to find and solve.  These clues can be extremely vague or even downright unbelievable.  This sounds daunting and like it wouldn't work but it actually works better than you could believe.  ARG's have been used to promote movies, products, etc by engaging players in a reality within our own and attracting press attention.  Some better known examples are: A.I.(The Beast) - This site also includes some other examples Star Trek - this one is unbelievably complicated but with thousands of dedicated fans it was pretty much solved. The thought is we, the community here at, could run an ARG to draw in people and the media to promote a topic of our choice using the people and talents found here.  If we work together we might be able to succeed at something amazing and promote instructables or even environmentally friendly lifestyles and technology.  I don't know if I personally have the time to fully dedicate myself to something as big as this and I have never had the chance to participate in one but with the right group of instructable members this could become a reality. Story example:  Messages from a future where the world is coming to an end due to widespread global disasters begin to appear all over the planet warning and guiding its players through efforts that might be able to prevent such a future.  It might even be possible to run the game over several years/decades and never let people know if it is real, just a game, or even who is doing it.  If done right, this might even cause people to affect evironmental change in their area. This would work kind of like the biggest, longest stealth flash mob ever created : )  The benefit is the costs would be significantly lower than traditional ARG's since we are all over the world and know how to do/build amazing things and love doing so in our free time. Any thoughts? I would suggest that specific details should be kept out of public forums like this one to prevent an information leak if this becomes a reality. UPDATE:  I have setup a webpage( to help manage the different aspects of a multi-user project like this.  The page is restricted to only those that have been invited to join.  To get an invite, please PM me and I will get you setup with an account.  The username will be the same as your instructable username to prevent confusion.  This is to limit access initially until everything gets rolling.  Later, active users will be given rights to invite others they think will be good resources.  As of right now there are still some things that need to be worked on within the page but I think it is functional enough to be used.  Features that are provided are: -Integrated chat -Forums -Wiki -News -Calendar -Limited/restricted file uploads and downloads

Topic by critterfluffy    |  last reply

How to make cuts for a child's jigsaw Answered

Greetings from a new Instructabler: I'd like to make some wooden blocks as well as some jigsaw puzzles and perhaps a lockbox for my daughter.  (She's six months old now so I have some time to figure this out.)  I'm thinking something like this for the puzzle (simple shapes and pegs for her to grab onto), and something like this for the lockbox.   I'm trying to figure out what is the fewest number of saws I have to buy to make all these things.  Seems like I'm going to need a band saw for the wooden blocks, but I'm wondering if I might be able to get away with it on the scroll saw?  This extremely helpful site describes using a band saw with a circle cutting attachment for arches and triangles.  Do I need a band saw for cutting 2 3/4" hard maple?  I'd likely have to just not make the 5 1/2" triangles if I went this route (which wouldn't be the end of the world). I'm a bit puzzled (as it were) regarding how to make the puzzle pieces and also the doors for the lockbox.  I imagine that if I didn't need the puzzle piece itself and just needed the outline then I could drill a hole in the piece, thread the scroll saw blade through, and cut the shape.  How do I make the cut that preserves both the puzzle piece and the surrounding wood?  Do companies that make these toys make the puzzle pieces (and doors) separate from the puzzle outlines (and lockboxes), or do they use lasers or something else? Your guidance would be greatly appreciated!

Question by statestraveller    |  last reply

Got Riddles?

Post any riddles or jokes that you have here!

Topic by seawee65