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  • A Puzzlebox Page

    Traditional puzzleboxes use hidden sliding panels that are moved sequentially in order to solve the puzzle and open the box. Others can use variations of panels, pins and/or magnets. This site is dedicated to the unique craftsmanship of Puzzle boxes, with Puzzlebox gallery and links.

  • Cleverwood

    Finest quality wooden puzzles personally designed and crafted by Kathleen and Charlie Malcolmson in their Colorado Springs workshop. They make: Secret Opening Boxes, Puzzle Boxes, Trick Boxes, 3D Mechanical Puzzles, including the classic Chestnut Burr, Zig-Zags (3D jigsaw puzzles), Magnetic Puzzles, and much more. Plus the Cleverwood Puzzle Collection - great mechanical puzzles made by talented craftsmen from around the world, especially genuine Japanese Puzzle Boxes.

  • Jerry Slocum's Puzzles Old and New

    Jerry Slocum is an American historian, collector and author specializing on the field of mechanical puzzles. Prior to retiring and dedicating his life to puzzles, he worked as an engineer at Hughes Aircraft. His personal puzzle collection, numbering over 40,000 mechanical puzzles and 4,500 books, is believed to be the world's largest.

  • Livewire Puzzles - Wire Disentanglement Puzzles

    Livewire Puzzles has been making and selling wire disentanglement puzzles since 1979. The puzzles are of various levels of difficulty and appeal to puzzle lovers from ages 9 to 99.

  • Mr Puzzle - We've got puzzles

    A good range of wooden puzzles made by Brian Young in Australia, including Limited Edition puzzles.

  • Pentangle

    Puzzles and Games from Pentangle. Wood, metal and glass. Wire, string, loops beads and balls. Design, manufacture and distribution. Over 300 quality puzzles and games. Mechanical, interlocking, mathematical and logical. World Games, Brainteasers, games, toys unusual gifts and promotional items.

  • Puzzle Master Inc.

    Puzzle Master has a large unique collection of wire and wood brain teasers (wire disentanglement puzzles). These make great gifts for any person no matter what their age.

  • Puzzle World

    Puzzle World contains information about many of the finest handcrafted mechanical puzzles in the world. Most of the puzzles presented here are not the mass-produced variety found in stores, but limited production puzzles designed by the foremost puzzle designers in the world and produced by craftsmen (often the designers themselves) working primarily in wood.

  • Technology of Wonders

    You are entering the wonderful world of real 3D Puzzles! This site represents the work and art of the independent designer and inventor Viktor Genel. Most of his creations are Real Three Dimensional Puzzles.

  • The Burr Puzzles Site

    All about burr puzzles. Pages not updated for more than 10 years, but still worth a visit.

  • The Jerry Slocum Mechanical Puzzle Collection

    The Indiana University Lilly Library and the Digital Library Program present the online Jerry Slocum Mechanical Puzzle Collection, which embodies a lifetime pursuit for the intriguing, the perplexing, and the compelling.

  • The Puzzle & Craft Factory

    This puzzle Website is dedicated to providing mechanical puzzles, brain teasers, games and toys for people of all ages and skill levels

  • The Puzzle Museum

    The Puzzle Museum is home to the world's finest collection of mechanical puzzles, from 320 BC to tomorrow's prototypes.





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