Puzzle Reviews

The Egg Japanese Puzzle Box by Akio Kamei

by Mike on January 13, 2019

Arguably one of the most popular creations by designer Akio Kamei, is the Egg puzzle.  Handmade in Hakone, Japan and crafted in Cherry Wood, this early trick box incorporates a logical movement with a classic design. Heavily constructed, the Egg Puzzle has a smooth urethane finish and comfortably fits in the palm of your hand.  Slightly larger […]

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This week we were very fortunate to receive a #32 Stickman “The Traditional” Puzzle Box.  We have a number of other Puzzles by Rob Yarger (Stickman) in our collection, so when the opportunity arose, we went all in without any doubt.  We were NOT disappointed! We have always had an affinity for Japanese style puzzles and […]

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I recently purchased the Twin 4 Puzzle Box crafted by Hideaki Kawashima and I was pleasantly surprised. Crafted as a 2016 Karakuri Christmas present, this particular trick box like other gifts was a limited release. Constructed of Magnolia, Keyaki and Walnut, the contrasting color combination is very attractive, not unlike many of Kawashima puzzles. Hideaki […]

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I recently purchased the Twin 4 Puzzle Box crafted by Hideaki Kawashima and I was pleasantly surprised. Crafted as a 2016 Karakuri Christmas present, this particular trick box like other gifts was a limited release. Constructed of Magnolia, Keyaki and Walnut, the contrasting color combination is very attractive, not unlike many of Kawashima puzzles. Hideaki […]

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