|DESIGNER:||DDD Burr Set by Darryl Adams / Bryan Turner / Eric Fuller|
|MATERIAL:||Aluminum burr pieces in a Padauk box, or Brass burr pieces in a Leopardwood box|
|EDITION:||151 Copies Released|
|SIZE:||2.625" x 2.0625" x 2"|
This collaboration is one I've been looking forward to for a while. Darryl designed this excellent 12 piece set, with pieces precision machined in either brass or aluminum by Bryan and contained inside a precision-crafted box by Fuller. Darryl describes the burr set below:
"In the 1970s, Bill Cutler published a complete summary of the solid 6-piece burrs that could be formed from “notchable” pieces. He presented a set of 42 pieces that would make all 314 solid, notchable puzzles. I wanted a smaller set. One that was easy to make (notchable) and also allows enough interesting puzzles to guide a user through puzzles of increasing difficulty. I call this set “DDD” for “Darryl’s Dense Dozen” (or to my kids, “Dad’s Dense Dozen”). The set is “dense” in that it makes a lot of puzzles:
There are 24 solid puzzles
There are 530 total puzzles (the additional 506 have empty hidden holes)
There are 42 puzzles with only one solution"
151 Total copies available for sale, each signed and dated. 75 copies in Brass/ Leopardwood, 76 copies in Aluminum/ Padauk. This puzzle is shipped disassembled.
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DDD Burr Set
The DDD is just so perfect. The precision of the craft is amazing. The weight of the brass pieces. The beautiful box. Many hours of puzzling fun in a small box.
I was intrigued by this puzzle - it’s just so beautiful and a real work of art. The box has a solid heft and the individual pieces are wonderfully tactile. I wasn’t particularly interested in burr puzzles previously but this just fabulous!