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Here's another beautiful bit of wooden puzzle design and craftsmanship from Denver metagrobologist Kagen Schaefer. The locking mechanism was recently reverse-engineered by Instructables user dombeef, who has made a working paper version.

How-To: "Diamond Lock" Puzzle Journal

Diamond Locking wooden book [Need to see if I can duplicate this trick; there's a box out there somewhere and the center square changes color when unlocked]

Wooden puzzle box I made over the Christmas holidays from reused wood pieces and cabinet hinges. Lock mechanism and joints are all 100% wood.

Wooden puzzle box I made over the Christmas holidays from reused wood pieces and cabinet hinges. Lock mechanism and joints are all wood.

How I asked my girl to marry me: She likes puzzles, so I made her a puzzle box. I invited her on a day out and came to pick her up early in the morning. I ha...

How I asked my girl to marry me: She likes puzzles, so I made her a puzzle box. I invited her on a day out and came to pick her up early in the morning.

Cool puzzle box that I would love to make one day

The puzzle box (also called the secret lock box or a trick box) is a box with the secret. These boxes can only be opened with a subtle movement or pushes of right box parts.

How to: Make a Simple Wooden Puzzle Storage Box | Man Made DIY | Crafts for Men | Keywords: diy, woodworking, wood, how-to

How to: Make a Simple Wooden Puzzle Storage Box

Bee - Secret Wooden Puzzle Box #TheHandcrafted

Bee - Secret Wooden Puzzle Box

Bee - Secret Wooden Puzzle Box-This secret puzzle box is a beautifully handcrafted creation, high quality workmanship, and made of different natural woods (all colors are natural woods. The box is a simple puzzle that comes apart

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Secret compartment romanian puzzle box wood book by TransylvanyArt

Japanese Merchant’s Chest with Secret Compartment Secret Compartments in Wooden Japanese Merchant's Chest – StashVault

Japanese Merchant’s Chest with Secret Compartment Secret Compartments in Wooden Japanese Merchant's Chest – Stash Vault [This is not a puzzle box, but has a hidden drawer]

Benno Baatsen Puzzle boxes – Benno Baatsen wooden puzzle boxes

Benno Baatsen Puzzle boxes – Benno Baatsen wooden puzzle boxes

Chinese-Vintage-Classic-Brain-Magic-Trick-Wooden-Puzzle-Box-Secret-Drawer-Gift

Chinese Vintage Classic Brain Magic Trick Wooden Puzzle Box Secret Drawer Gift

Now this a project on the must try list!!! A really cool wooden puzzle / toy with vault. Free project from scrollsawer.

Now this a project on the must try list! A really cool wooden puzzle / toy with vault. Free project from scrollsawer.