Questions tagged [burr-puzzle]

A burr puzzle is an interlocking puzzle consisting of several three-dimensional pieces that are combined to make one three-dimensional unit.

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Solution for this burr puzzle?

I am looking for help solving the burr puzzle using the pieces: 615, 792, 824, 911, 992, 1024. I have 3d printed the pieces from the printable puzzle project's starter burr set, which says that these ...
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How do I solve this six-piece Burr puzzle that becomes a knot?

I've seen a few solutions to this problem on the site, but none of the pieces used in those solutions have the exact shape as the pieces I have. This isn't the exact puzzle, so the colors do not ...
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"Puzzle Waffle"

A black man, tilting his head in satisfaction and checking it was about lunchtime, entered the Sphinx Café in downtown Washington D.C. on a Friday out of boredom with his usual lunch haunt and greeted ...
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Help me solve this Yamato/Ultimate wooden block puzzle

I was recently at grandma's. Found this wooden puzzle her friend had made that I took apart as I thought it would be easy to put it back together. Turns out it was not. I have identified is as The ...
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What is this puzzle with identical wooden pieces?

I received a bag of wooden pieces, but cannot figure out what the puzzle is supposed to be. I've tried several burr options and several Alketruse puzzles, but cannot find the correct configuration. ...
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I need help with a 12 piece wooden puzzle

12 pieces. See picture. Can’t find any solutions online.
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need help in solving burr or cube puzzle

I have a 8 piece wooden puzzle that I found in a yard sale that I can not figure out. All pieces are the same thickness. Please see photo Thanks for all help. Sorry about the last post, new here ...
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Old 6-piece wooden cross puzzle

I found this old puzzle and have no idea how to get it together. I have been trying to complete it for several hours now but to no avail. The pieces of the puzzle are as follows: Also sorry if it has ...
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It's a triple cross variation puzzle

I've been trying to solve this puzzle for a long time. When I got it, it was wrapped in plastic with no description on how to solve or what it's official name is. The only other description it had ...
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Need help finding the solution for this Altekruse/Burr puzzle

I have a small wooden Burr/Altekruse puzzle comprised of 12 pieces. The pieces come in two shapes, as seen below. There are 8 of the lower left piece and 4 of the upper right piece. I can't remember ...
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How do I solve this put-together spherical puzzle?

In a set of puzzles I found online recently, I acquired this unnamed puzzle: I'm not sure what it is, or how to solve it. It definitely comes apart, as it is split into six pieces, but I see no ...
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How exact must the pieces of a wooden burr puzzle be?

I wonder how accurately I will have to work if I make a wooden burr puzzle out of square sticks as for example described in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burr_puzzle. Should the notches be exactly the ...
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