Tube It In Packing Puzzle$99.00
|MATERIAL:||Purpleheart, Ash, Leopardwood, Birds Eye Maple, Zebrawood, Tamerindo, Cherry, Yellowheart, Wenge, Sapele, Rosewood, Paduak, Walnut, Black Limba|
|EDITION:||89 Copies Released|
|SIZE:||2" x 1.375" x 1.5"|
This is the second edition of Tube It In, originally released in 2016. This edition is dimensionally the same, with different woods and the addition of magnets to keep the puzzle assembled once solved.
Tube It In is a classic design by Wil Strijbos. To solve it you have to take the various small rectangular pieces and pack them all inside each other. Wil originally made it with small cut sections of metal pipe! What an original and fun idea, still unique to this day. The puzzle itself is moderately tricky and fun to solve.
Construction of this puzzle was painstaking. Each piece is strengthened with shouldered joinery on the edges and then beveled all the way around. On such small pieces, this was very tricky indeed. Furthermore, the original metal puzzle had different thickness pieces, which meant that the wooden version with uniform thickness pieces required a near-total redesign.
89 total copies made for sale, each signed and dated. This puzzle is shipped assembled.
Mr. Puzzle made a very nice video review ** Spoiler Warning - this link contains the puzzle's solution** found here
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To ensure the proper continued operation and fit of your puzzles, please check out our product care guide. We recommend an occasional polishing with Renaissance Wax to keep wood puzzles in top condition.
A combination of rare skill, married with a spirit of community and shared information creates an environment of passion which I share with my own young family of four inquisitive minds. Thank you!
I bought my first Tube It In puzzle from Cubic Dissection back in 2019 and could not resist buying a second one with different wood varieties to go along with my first one. I absolutely love these puzzles as they are one of my all time favorites!!!
This is a CD classic and a must have for any puzzle collection