5 Mechanical Puzzle Set - Puzzle Gift Box For Adults
This great five-puzzle set comes in an attractive handcrafted box. This is a perfect gift for all ages and skill levels, from the budding young puzzler to an experienced strategist! We’ve selected five of our most popular puzzles of varying difficulty levels for this unique gift set: the Soma Cube, the Star Puzzle, the Snake Cube, the Diamond Cube 2 and the extra puzzle the X Factor. This puzzle gift set is the perfect way to keep children aged 10 and up intellectually stimulated and entertained over a vacation, long trip, or simply after school. Adults will also be challenged by these puzzles, again and again, this box set makes a great desk toy or coffee table game to share with colleagues and friends.
What's in the box:
Snake cube: The string of bi-color wooden cubes form a Hamiltonian path through a 3×3×3 grid. Build your skill and patience as you twist the snake of 27 cubes back into its’ original 3x3x3 cube. This brain-teasing puzzle’s difficulty is legendary!
Soma cube: Danish mathematician Piet Hein invented the Soma Cube in 1933 to distract himself during a lecture on quantum mechanics. This puzzle contains 7 pieces. The traditional puzzle is to form a cube and unlike most puzzles, which have only one right answer, there are up to 240 ways to build the 3x3x3 Soma cube! During your quest for all 240 solutions, you will also discover the 100 other shapes that can be built using these same 7 pieces. This beautiful puzzle comes in its own finely crafted wooden box with a top.
Star Puzzle: This beautiful and intriguing puzzle is made of six identical wooden pieces that interlock to form a 3-D star. Releasing the star is easy, but putting it back together is much more difficult than it looks. The smooth feel of these precision-cut pieces make this puzzle a joy to play with and the high quality of the wood and craftsmanship ensure it will last for years to come. Once you’ve solved the Star Puzzle it makes a beautiful art piece to display on a bookshelf or coffee table for others to enjoy.
Diamond Cube 2: This classic puzzle was invented over a hundred years ago. The diamond cube is made of 12 pieces that form a challenge both in releasing the puzzle and putting it back together. This puzzle contains precision-cut pieces that fit together to form a smooth and compact cube shape if you can find the solution! Here’s a hint: it uses an ingenious slide and interlock mechanism! This puzzle is sure to intrigue children and adults alike, and the high-quality construction ensures that you can delight your friends and family with it for years to come.
X-Factor: The idea behind this puzzle is hundreds of years old and has been used in many different brain-teasers. This tricky puzzle forms an X that divides the four other puzzles in the box. The objective is to release the X, but it requires more than the usual brainpower to solve this one. This functional puzzle is perfect for kids, who might just be creative enough to find the solution!
Soma cube: 7 pieces - difficulty level 2.5 out of 5
Star Puzzle: 6 pieces - difficulty level 2.5 out of 5
Snake cube: 27 cubes - difficulty level 3 out of 5
X-Factor: 3 pieces - difficulty level 3 out of 5
Diamond Cube 2: 12 pieces - difficulty level 3.5 out of 5
Disassemble and reassemble each puzzle into its original shape.