What could be better than a woodworking project that expands your woodworking skills, results in a gallery-worthy project that will bring hours of entertainment, and could even make a dent in your pile of scrap wood? 20 of those projects compiled into one great book. In Wooden Puzzles , master puzzle maker BRIAN MENOLD takes you step-by-step through the construction of 20 ingenious puzzle designs. With plenty of clear photographs and illustrations along the way, you’ll have no problem creating beautiful puzzles of your own no matter what your skill level. The final puzzles range from relatively simple to solve to devilishly difficult so the fun doesn’t end when the projects are complete.
|Publisher:||Taunton Press, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
A woodworker for over 40 years, Brian Menold began making wooden puzzles in 2009. His beautifully made puzzles are available through his website, Wood Wonders.
Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction
GETTING STARTED 1. Tools for Puzzle Making2. Selecting Wood for Your Puzzles3. Jigs for Puzzle Making
THE PUZZLES Before You Begin1. Five-Piece Solid Block2. Little Kenny3. Three-Piece Block4. Convolution5. The Elevator6. Saturno #17. 8 Plaques=Cube8. Knotty 39. Bedevil10. Pentominoes into a Light Box11. Caged Knot12. Bundle of Sticks Jr.13. Murbiter's Cube14. Triumph15. Vega16. Distorted Cube17. Octohedral Cluster18. Peg Pile19. Cruiser20. Tabula CubeTaking Your Puzzles to the Next Level