Crafting Wood Logic Puzzles: 18 Three-dimensional Games for the Hands & Mind

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Quarto Publishing Group USA, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 126 pages
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For centuries, logic puzzles have entertained, inspired and educated kids of all ages. Studies show these engaging "brain teasers" provide unsurpassed benefits to the body and mind, increasing manual dexterity, mathematical abilities and overall intellectual agility.

Crafting Wood Logic Puzzles provides plans and instructions for crafting 18 of the most popular manual puzzles. Projects range from traditional "put together/take apart" games like pentominoes and soma cubes to more sophisticated "unlocking" head-scratchers, such as the Burr and Heart Box puzzles. Readers will also learn specialized cutting, drilling, sanding, gluing and finishing techniques that make crafting wooden puzzles possible.

 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
Truing the Table Saw Blade to 90 1214
12
Selecting Wood for Puzzles 2021
20
Drilling 2627
26
Sanding
32
Dagger Puzzle 4043
40
All rights reserved
127
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About the author (2006)

Charlie Self is a woodworker and professional writer from Bedford, Virginia. He has written dozens of books and hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles on the craft of woodworking. Self/Lensch

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