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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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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 ...