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Decemburr by Jerry McFarland
Photo courtesy of Puzzle Paradise Gallery
Name
Decemburr
Reviews
Designer
Dimensions
12x12x12cm
Year
1999
Cost
$65
Availability
Available
Type
# of Pieces
12
Burr Level
13
Material
Various Exotic Woods
Objective
Take apart and reassemble the 12 pieces into the final shape

There is an interesting sequence of 13 forward and backward moves required to disassemble this puzzle. Yes, that’s 13 moves to get the first piece out and that’s not the trickiest part of the puzzle. Once completely apart, there are 5485 false solutions (in other words, false assemblies), meaning the puzzle looks like it should go together but you can’t get the last piece in. Only the specific sequence of 13 moves will allow you to insert the last piece and solve this puzzle. This puzzle is made under license to Goh Pit Khiam. Goh Pit Khiam invented this twelve piece puzzle in December 1999 without the use of a computer. -Mr. Puzzle