I’m a software developer professionally, but in my spare time I enjoy puzzling, and creating my own puzzles. About Me Gabriel I’m 35 and currently live in Portugal. As you can see from the side, it looks as though there’s no way to separate the five pieces of the puzzle, however as I mentioned earlier, the solution to this puzzle has its roots in the jigsaw style puzzles I’ve already mentioned. It feels great in the palm of your hand and it’s quite sturdy for a small puzzle. Oli’s Mechanical Puzzle Blog. Hanayama , Metal , Take Apart Leave a comment. There may be one or two identical pairs of pieces, because there were a couple of times where more than one piece fit the same way.
Now, the other part of the challenge, returning the puzzle to its original state. None of the cast series are overly expensive so really there’s no reason not to own one! I’ve always claimed that I wasn’t much good at it, but many of my friends seem to disagree, so I’m starting to listen to them and do something about it. It’s nice that even if you know the solution to one of the four piece puzzles, that it’s not going to instantly work on the Spiral, so it may catch a few people out. Comments 0 Trackbacks 0 subscribe to comments on this post. Brian’s Damn Puzzle Blog. Cast Puzzles by Hanayama.
Where is it not clear. When you pick it up, however, you’re in for a surprise, as the five pieces comprising the puzzle are interlocked and appear to defy logic. Comment by alexander — November 12, You are commenting using your Facebook account. This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Hanayama Cast Puzzles.
Puzzle Solution for Cast Spiral
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Gabriel Fernandes’ Puzzle Collection: Cast Spiral (渦)
Riviera 3 days ago. It’s nice that even if you know the solution to one of the four piece puzzles, that it’s not going to instantly work on the Spiral, so sooution may catch a few people out. Subscribe Now Subscribe in a reader. Once you have the blocks back like on the last pic above, bring the two parts together but not parallel; instead, rotate a little the small one for each parts being near to sliding in the other part free hole.
If you describe where you lost the track, I can try to improve it. Unlike the wooden or plastic four piece versions, the pieces of Cast Spiral are not all identical. Jerry’s Mechanical Puzzle Collection.
Brian’s Damn Puzzle Blog. I also have a website that shows all the spirral in my collection. You’re going to have to find out how to implement the trick, which adds a little extra challenge if you’re familiar with this style of puzzle.
HanayamaMetalTake Apart Leave a comment. The spaces when pieces are slided must be maximized. So just picking it up and using the trick hanagama already know isn’t going to work.
Each piece will produce the same visual effect, which leads you to think that the pieces must be identical.
It’s a really solid puzzle, with a nice twist in the solution. This puzzle is similar to a number of ‘Jigsaw’ puzzles where a small number of apparently identical pieces are linked in a seemingly endless spiral, the goal being to separate the pieces then put them back together. Neil H So who am Cawt
If you’re really stuck then you’ll find a solution here. About Me Gabriel I’m 35 and currently live in Portugal. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: RPP Puzzle Pickups 2 years ago. For a casual puzzler, however, it can be a seriously tough challenge.
This site uses puzzlw. The Cast Spiral can be found at Sloyd. Don’t try to force them in place, because they slide pretty well once they fit. When you first look at it, doesn’t even seem like a real challenge, because its design is made to look like a trivial jigsaw puzzle. The concept is not that hard to understand once you thoroughly examine the Spiral. None of the cast series are overly expensive so really there’s no reason not to own one!
Spira, feed for comments on this post. There may be one or two identical pairs of pieces, because there were a couple of times where more than one piece fit the same way. Both of these puzzles work on the same principle and if you have solved either, then you’ll have a good idea of how to approach the Cast Spiral.
I have a couple of different versions spirwl this style of puzzle, and the wooden version below called Wooden Spiral can be purchased from Puzzle Master.
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To see what everyone else is saying about these puzzles yes, seems everyone else has reviewed this before mehave a read of the reviews by AllardBrianJerryKevin and Oli.