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by bluesign2k
August 24th, 2018, 4:47 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Green on green
Replies: 4
Views: 1411

Re: Green on green

That looks interesting! Can't wait to see the end product! :D
by bluesign2k
December 31st, 2015, 5:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problems compiling burrtools 0.6.3 for OS X
Replies: 2
Views: 6289

Re: Problems compiling burrtools 0.6.3 for OS X

Are you trying to do this as an exercise or because you're trying to get a 0.6.3 binary for OSX? If it's the latter, then did you know that it already exists on sourceforge?
by bluesign2k
October 31st, 2015, 11:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Gordian knot / Extreme Torture
Replies: 6
Views: 8372

Re: Gordian knot / Extreme Torture

Sorry this has taken a while... due to lack of time and having suitable acrylic offcuts to produce all the pieces I didn't manage to get this laser cut. So I printed it instead ;) Contortion.jpg I used BurrTools to get it together just to check that all the tolerances allow the pieces to assemble. I...
by bluesign2k
October 7th, 2015, 10:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Gordian knot / Extreme Torture
Replies: 6
Views: 8372

Re: Gordian knot / Extreme Torture

Nice! If I get time tomorrow I'll run a copy off on the laser cutter and have a play :D Extreme Torture is one of my favourites. It's one of the first burrs I played with quite a bit when I first got into puzzling. I learnt the solution by heart and used to time myself on disassembly and reassembly....
by bluesign2k
August 31st, 2015, 10:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Need Help With 12 Piece Burr(?)
Replies: 7
Views: 9105

Re: Need Help With 12 Piece Burr(?)

Cool :thumbup:
by bluesign2k
August 28th, 2015, 10:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need Help With 12 Piece Burr(?)
Replies: 7
Views: 9105

Re: Need Help With 12 Piece Burr(?)

That's an interesting one. They're not pieces I immediately recognise but 12 pieces doesn't sound unreasonable for a sparse burr. Burrtools is yet to give me an assembly for these pieces...
by bluesign2k
June 24th, 2015, 10:08 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Looking for a 18 piece burr design
Replies: 9
Views: 31989

Re: Looking for a 18 piece burr design

I agree with Jack about the wax. It always seems to give a nice finish and it seems to be what most of the 'top' makers use to finish their creations. I've used it on a few really cheap mass-produced puzzles and it always makes them much nicer.
by bluesign2k
February 6th, 2015, 9:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wil's Angel Box - Lock/Plate Codes
Replies: 80
Views: 65227

Re: Wil's Angel Box - Lock/Plate Codes

The third number is the code you needed to unlock the padlock on the front you your puzzle. From the list that Wil has just sent through to me, your code was 1478 :)
by bluesign2k
September 23rd, 2014, 10:55 am
Forum: Puzzles Wanted
Topic: wil strijbos bolt number 3
Replies: 2
Views: 5525

Re: wil strijbos bolt number 3

The numbering system of Wil's bolts is sometimes inconsistent. Can you describe any feature it has without giving any clue to the solution? I assume you've tried contacting Wil?
by bluesign2k
August 19th, 2014, 12:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 5th french puzzle meeting
Replies: 22
Views: 32165

Re: 5th french puzzle meeting

Wow! That really is tiny! Do I see that the ends of the sticks are bevelled too? :clap: