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by Pio2001
October 12th, 2017, 2:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Name of this classic burr cube?
Replies: 2
Views: 1617

Re: Name of this classic burr cube?

Hi, Flawr,
It is in the wiki. Since I didn't know its name either, I called it the "barrel" : https://www.puzzle-place.com/wiki/Barrel
by Pio2001
July 10th, 2017, 9:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cutler's binary burr
Replies: 0
Views: 928

Cutler's binary burr

Hello, I made a video of myself playing with a Binary Burr made Maurice Vigouroux. https://youtu.be/PgpaAHlv8q4 The Binary Burr is a puzzle designed by Bill Cutler. The goal of the puzzle is to remove the main piece by moving all the locks according to repetitive pattern. Each extra lock doubles the...
by Pio2001
May 2nd, 2017, 10:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is this puzzle missing a piece?
Replies: 3
Views: 1829

Re: Is this puzzle missing a piece?

Hi Chrisotherwise,
I've never seen this puzzle before...
by Pio2001
May 1st, 2017, 10:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Puzzles with wormholes
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

Re: Puzzles with wormholes

Thank you, I've got an advice from Maurice Vigouroux : put the puzzle in the microwave oven for several seconds. It kills all bugs. It should not be left too long in the oven, otherwise it might catch fire. I think that the right duration must be chosen according to the temperature of the wood. Orig...
by Pio2001
April 22nd, 2017, 9:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Puzzles with wormholes
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

Puzzles with wormholes

Hi, What to do when wormholes appear in puzzle pieces ? You know, these little holes, about 1 mm in diameter, left by tiny bugs. Should the puzzles be quarantined ? How long ? Do the bugs that cause these holes spread into the whole puzzle collection ? Must the whole house be treated ? Do they make ...
by Pio2001
November 4th, 2016, 6:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DCD 2016 (link to photos)
Replies: 4
Views: 10725

Re: DCD 2016 (link to photos)

Thank you for the pictures !
by Pio2001
August 11th, 2016, 11:42 pm
Forum: Puzzle Reviews
Topic: Metal and polycarbonate puzzle by Joe Pieczynski
Replies: 2
Views: 10715

Metal and polycarbonate puzzle by Joe Pieczynski

Hi, Today I want to talk to you about a project that started 4 years ago. I had the idea to have a burr puzzle made in transparent acrylic, with some pieces in metal. The design Rings and Things 2 sticks 5, by Franck Worrell, seemed perfect for this : http://puzzlewillbeplayed.com/654Ring/RingsAndTh...
by Pio2001
July 24th, 2016, 12:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help identifying a rhomboedric puzzle
Replies: 7
Views: 15439

Re: Help identifying a rhomboedric puzzle

Hi,
I eventually found the info, thanks to Alain Zalmanski, who has the same one in his collection.
The puzzle is called Rose, and was designed by Oskar van Deventer.
by Pio2001
June 12th, 2016, 12:33 am
Forum: Puzzles For Sale
Topic: Double Tiros and other news
Replies: 2
Views: 15285

Re: Double Tiros and other news

Here is Franklin Gonsalves' Enigma. A framed burr inside another frame, itself inside a third frame !
Not difficult, this time.

http://www.puzzleparadise.net/auction_d ... _id=100612
by Pio2001
June 10th, 2016, 10:39 pm
Forum: Puzzles For Sale
Topic: Double Tiros and other news
Replies: 2
Views: 15285

Re: Double Tiros and other news

Hi,
Wenzel Hieke's Dice 3 is now for sale:

http://www.puzzleparadise.net/auction_d ... _id=100610

An incredible puzzle with 17 pieces in a cage. Level 24, but extremely difficult !