Our 9 Mechanical Puzzle Variety Set comes in an attractive wooden, handcrafted box with a compartment for each puzzle. It’s the perfect gift for incredibly skilled or expert level puzzlers. We’ve selected 9 of our most popular high-level puzzles for this diverse set. If you get too frustrated with one puzzle, just pick up another! This gift set provides months of entertainment for new and experienced puzzlers to build up their skill level. It’s the perfect way to keep children and adults aged 10 and up intellectually stimulated and entertained after school, over summer vacation, or even on a long trip. Once you’ve solved the puzzles, share with a friend or colleague!
What's in the Box?
Star Puzzle: This intriguing puzzle is made of six identical, wooden pieces that interlock to form a 3D star. Releasing the star is easy, but putting it back together will prove more difficult than you might think. 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.
Three Piece Burr: This beautifully shaped Burr Puzzle seems to have no end or beginning, that’s how well the three pieces fit together! The puzzle offers a unique challenge. First, release the puzzle by following a sequence of several sliding moves to remove the first piece. Then, after the puzzle comes apart, can you piece it back together? Don’t be fooled, there may only be 3 pieces but the answer is very tricky!
Snake Cube: The Snake Cube Puzzle builds up spatial reasoning skills and patience as you twist the snake made up of 27 wooden cubes back into its original 3x3x3 cube. This puzzle is perfect for all ages with no loose pieces and it provides a wonderful educational experience that hones problem-solving skills. If you don't have it yet, what are you waiting for?
Six Piece Burr Puzzle: Burr Puzzles have been found in Europe and Asia since the 18th century. They can take on many shapes, from the traditional burr seed shape to balls, stars, and more. This classic six-piece puzzle contains three sets of rod pairs, which intersect to form the classic burr seed shape. As a medium difficulty puzzle, it’s a perfect way to practice patience and concentration as you search for the perfect placement of each piece.
Diamond Cube 2: This classic puzzle was invented over a hundred years ago and has endured over the years! 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! Hint: it uses an ingenious slide-and-lock 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 for years to come.
Falling Star Puzzle: The Falling Star Puzzle is made of nine interlocking, wooden pieces. This moderately difficult puzzle will keep adults and children entertained for hours, but not long enough to give up! Each precision-cut piece must be placed just right to lock them together into a beautiful falling star. Use this puzzle as a wonderful desk toy - challenge friends and colleagues and display it on a bookshelf or on a coffee table.
Ball in Jail: This perplexing Ball in Jail Puzzle consists of 12 identical pieces and one tiny ball! The challenge is to release the ball from its wooden jail inside the structure. There is no single piece that locks the cage in place; you must be careful and thoughtful while taking this puzzle apart to free the ball. Afterwards, the second task is putting it back together again - a bonus challenge!
3D Squares Cube: This 12-piece puzzle has an abstract and beautifully symmetrical shape. The secret to success for this puzzle lies in finding the single key piece which needs to be removed first, releasing the puzzle. This key must also be the last to go in while rebuilding, locking the mechanism in place. The 3D Squares Cube makes an ideal desk toy for breaks at work, as well as an entertaining coffee table puzzle to challenge friends and family.
Tavor: The remarkable interlocking Tavor Puzzle is made of 12 non-identical pieces and one tiny ball! The 12 pieces fit together seamlessly to form a wooden cage that traps the ball inside. The puzzler must examine the structure and deduce which pieces are able to be moved, and in what order, before the cage comes loose. The end goal is to free the wooden ball that is trapped inside. Afterwards, can you rebuild the cage in the same shape?
Once you’ve solved the Tavor puzzle, it makes a beautiful art piece to display on a bookshelf or coffee table, and the puzzle can be reset and solved as many times as you wish!