Escalating Puzzle Box (Bocote)
Escalating Puzzle Box (Bocote)

Escalating Puzzle Box (Bocote)

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Regular price $249.00 Sale

DESIGNER: Eric Fuller
MATERIAL: Quilted Maple, Bocote, Stainless Steel Hardware
RELEASE DATE: 9.3.2019
EDITION: 140 Total Copies Released
SIZE: 2.375" x 3.375" x 4.5"

The idea for the Escalating Box came from a couple of different mechanisms I'd been fooling around with. I was going to release them as two fairly simple separate boxes but realized that I could put them both into one trickier box. I made a poll on our Facebook Group and everyone overwhelmingly voted for a single, more difficult box. Done and done!

I got to the drawing board and realized not only could I put both mechanisms together, but that they would interact making the sum more difficult than the parts. Finally, just for fun, I added a third tricky lock before the final release move. Be careful what you ask for, facebook friends!

This is a fun solve, about medium in difficulty, and one that rewards progressive solving and manipulative experimentation. Construction is beautifully realized with a Curly maple box and several exotic wood options for the lid.

140 total copies made for sale, each signed and dated. This puzzle is shipped unsolved (assembled).

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