3 Piece Burr Puzzle

I made a 12 piece burr puzzle shown here a while back and my friends/family enjoyed playing with it. This smaller/simpler version has only 3 pieces and is similar in construction to Sythe101’s shown here. In addition to the wood version shown, I’ve created STL and STP files for a version that can …By: mtairymd(…)


Wooden Shapes Puzzle

My daughter loves puzzles and recently got interested in shapes. I decided to make her a wooden puzzle with basic shapes using my Glowforge laser cutter. This can also be made with woodworking tools.You can use as many different shapes and colors as you want. I also show how you can use either thick…By: Penolopy(…)


The Color Mixing Puzzle

White light is made up of many colors of light. This Instructable shows how you can split up, redirect and recombine colored light using prism cubes in a mini "puzzle" that challenges you to think about white light in terms of its constituents parts. What’s an X-Cube? In digital projectors, prism…By: marciot Continue Reading »(…)


Multiplying Chocolate Puzzle

Puzzle Directions: Rearrange the broken pieces of chocolate so that there are two more rectangles of chocolate than when you started.Overview: This Instructable will show you how to 3D print and decorate a puzzle that creates the illusion of pulling chocolate out of thin air (But don’t eat it!).My d…By: RickInventions Continue Reading » Instructables:(…)


2D to 3D Puzzle: Mini Log Cabin

When people normally think about Puzzles, 2D puzzles are what come to mind. 3D puzzles were somehow forgotten when 1000, 5000, and even 10,000 piece puzzles were created. In this Instructable, you will learn how to turn an ordinary 2D puzzle into a 3d puzzle using only office supplies! I hope you en…By: Nate Lu(…)


The Impossible Puzzle: Made Possible by FDM Printing

I designed this puzzle using TinkerCAD after seeing something similar by Mr. Puzzle. Traditionally, a puzzle like this requires rather sophisticated woodworking skills. However, using principles of FDM 3D printing, anyone with a 3D printer can make their own. By 3D printing the puzzle you’ll know th…By: JoshuaC263 Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring – featured


3D Pentominoes Puzzle

If you have never played with pentominoes, you are missing out! Young or old, there are plenty of challenges to puzzle over with these 12 simple pieces. Each pentomino is a unique shape, made up of 5 connected squares. You are welcome to spend all day looking up the background, mathematics, and ot…By: JonathonT Continue(…)


How to Build an Enigma Puzzle Stand

If you’ve just finished watching the video, you know that this build was not entirely our own. A lot of the elements in this project came from a puzzle box on Amazon. However, building this night-stand to scale was really quite difficult. All of the moving parts were hard to work with and getting th…By:(…)