Object: Disassemble and Reassemble the Puzzle
Difficulty: Level 7 - Challenging
Hanayama Metal Puzzles,
Dimensions: 3 1/8 in x 2 5/8 in 1 3/8 in
7.9 cm x 7 cm x 3.5 cm
A prize winner from the 2001 1st Annual World Puzzle Design ,
competition, this puzzle was designed by the young Dutch
phenomenon, Oskar, consider to be one of the world's brightest
The gear exhibits a unique kind of movement.
Once together in its final form of beauty, the gear fixed in place in the cubic box
could very well serve as a desk decoration to satisfy a kind intellectual curiosity.
The key word is 'teeth'.
Hanayama Toy Co. began life in the mid-1930s as a manufacturer and retailer of traditional games
More than seventy years later, Hanayama continues to make games, puzzles for people of all ages.
Hanayama suitably acknowledges and credits the inventors of these ingenious puzzles.
These are original metal puzzles made with the permission of the inventors not unauthorised copies.
These cast metal puzzles are divided into six levels of difficulty
but don't think you'll start with the most difficult.
Even level 4 metal puzzles have taken experienced puzzlers hours to master.
Solutions with Hanayama puzzles avilable by email.