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Cut a Pair of Challenging Snowflake Puzzles

Cut a Pair of Challenging Snowflake Puzzles

Chase away the winter blues with these contrasting stack-cut puzzles By William Waite I have designed more than 300 puzzles, but this snowflake is special to me because it was my first. After discovering a complete set of hexagon-based pieces within certain mathematical parameters, I then looked for a pleasing […]

by December 15, 2011 Patterns
Owl Family Puzzle

Owl Family Puzzle

A cute, stand-alone puzzle that’s easy to scroll Scrolled hardwood animal puzzles are always a hit, both as gifts and at craft shows. To give scrollers plenty to choose from, Judy and Dave Peterson have gathered their popular animal puzzle patterns into a new book, Animal Puzzles for the Scroll […]

by September 1, 2009 Patterns
Pocket-size Tangram Puzzle

Pocket-size Tangram Puzzle

Clever puzzle-in-a-box provides a portable distraction By Carl Hird-Rutter Tangram puzzles, which the Chinese also call the Seven Boards of Cunning, can create an amazing number of designs using just seven tiles. This project includes two sets of tiles; you can play alone, creating even more intricate designs or play […]

by August 26, 2009 Patterns
Quick & Easy Tree Puzzle

Quick & Easy Tree Puzzle

Freestanding design can be customized for a fun gift By Sue Griffiths I was inspired to create this puzzle when I realized two of our friends would be celebrating their 70th birthdays in two weeks. I wanted to make them something personal, but with the limited time frame, it had […]

by August 12, 2009 Patterns, Spring, Summer